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Collin Carey

Bachelor of Arts: Politics

Hometown

San Ramon, California

Andrew Watterson

Bachelor of Arts: Politics

Honors

Magna Cum Laude

Hometown

Brisbane, Queensland

My Greatest Supporters

My greatest supporters during my time at Saint Mary’s were my family, my girlfriend Amelia, Chris and the rest of the Assumption squad. Without them, I don't know where I would be.

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

My favourite memory at Saint Mary's would have to be when all my friends came to watch me play tennis.

My Next Chapter

I will attend grad school in the U.S. and find my way back home to Australia after.

Clubs and Activities

Men’s tennis team
Student Athlete Advisory Committee
Institutional Affairs Board
Governing Documents Committee
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Austin Jackson

Bachelor of Arts: Politics

Minor

East Asian Studies

Hometown

Concord, California
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Alexis Ganim

Bachelor of Arts: Politics

Hometown

Millbrae, California
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Alexander Riggsby

Bachelor of Arts: Politics

Minor

Communication

Honors

Magna Cum Laude

Hometown

Reno, Nevada

Aaron Cuellar

Bachelor of Arts: Politics

Minor

Creative Writing

Hometown

El Dorado Hills, California

My Greatest Supporters

My Aunt Rosie
My mom and dad
My girlfriend, Rachel Barrantes
And her dog, Yoshi
And my dog, Indy the Hound

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

I saw him once, and behold looked into the heart of darkness as the Geat Albino Racoon stood on its hind legs. The great white trash panda against the backdrop of the night; its shadow shimmering in the orange street lights. Its black eyes pierced my soul, looking past all the physical crude matter onto my very being. And on that day, I understood. He's the hero we need, not the one we deserve.

My Next Chapter

Wouldn't you like to know, weather boy?

Clubs and Activities

I existed.

Favorite Quote

“Too many people have opinions on things they know nothing about. And the more ignorant they are, the more opinions they have.” -Thomas Hildern, Fallout: New Vegas

"Law School? I prefer to make my living honestly." - Arnold Rothstein, Boardwalk Empire

"The only Seminar book anyone reads is Allegory of the Cave and Maus." - Anonymous Professor, English 5

Alyx Carpenter

Bachelor of Arts: Politics & Women's and Gender Studies

Honors

Summa Cum Laude
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

Hometown

Happy Valley, Oregon

Award Bio

Alyx Carpenter (they/them/theirs) is graduating summa cum laude with a double major in Women's and Gender Studies and Politics. Serving on the PRIDE executive team for three years, they are passionate about LGBTQ+ rights and gender equity, with an intersectional approach. After graduating, Alyx plans to take a gap year, then pursue either a master's or law degree.

My Greatest Supporters

My Mom, who was always there to listen to my meltdowns, has been one of my greatest supporters. My sibling Fran, who has always been there to listen, along with my loving boyfriend Spencer and my cats Baby and Misaki who made zoom university tolerable. Also all of my wonderful friends, Mayson, Chloe, Alondra, Darc, Marissa, Kodie, Shanali, and Sean who made the college experience bearable :D

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

Hanging out in the IC for PRIDE meetings and staying until 9 or 10pm after each general body meeting just shooting the shit with everyone :), late nights at Oliver, and hanging out in the CWGE with my friends Mayson and Chloe (they're the best)

My Next Chapter

Post-graduation I plan to take a gap year then pursue with a Master's degree is Gender Studies or a Juris-Doctorate focusing on civil rights law.

Clubs and Activities

PRIDE Exec Team (Sophomore-Senior years)
The BASH Exec Team (LGBTQIAA+ Cultural Night)
STUNT (Freshman-Junior years)
Phi Kappa Phi Member
IC Street Team (Junior year)
CWGE: Volunteer and V-Day Co-Coordinator 2020
One Act Plays Spring 2020

Favorite Quote

"The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house."
— Audre Lorde
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Alexander Walker-Griffin

Bachelor of Arts: Politics

Hometown

Hercules, California