Current Bonners

Class of 2019

unnamed Kitana Holland

 Major: Social Work, Minor: Religion

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘Straight Outta Augsburg.’   Zendaya Coleman would play me and it would be about my journey in choosing this college,  why it is my home, and the place to be.”

 

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Emilie Tomas

Major: Psychology

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘Pundering Life’: My life’s puns compiled into a thrilling 2 hours played by Angelina Jolie and narrated by Morgan Freeman.”

 

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Samira Harare

Major: English

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life, it would be called the “Aggressor!” Scarlett Johansson would play because she’s constantly playing women that are controlled yet aggressive with what they want. My movie would be about me constantly pushing forward in life regardless of what would happen to me. ”

 

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Nafisa Warsame 

 Major: International Business

“If I was mayor for the day, the three issues I would address are police brutality, racial injustice, poverty.”

bonnerWa Yang

Major: Undecided

“If I was the mayor for one day my main three issues that I will address in Minneapolis will be the amount of litter in our neighborhoods, the lack of celebration of cultures in Minneapolis, and the importance of rebuilding North Minneapolis.”

 

Class of 2018

Snapchat--1974452821797737854 Kalyn McConnell

 Major: Social Work & Psychology

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘Change’ Jennifer Hudson would play  me. It would be about the struggles I went through in high school and how I have grown in college.”

 

 

FB_IMG_1441056458304 Mariam Fawzy

 Major: Biology, Minors: Chemistry & Psychology

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘The Struggle Bus’ Tina Fey  would play me. It would be about how life is a struggle and how hard it was growing up as an only child and having a single mom. It would also include information that is useful for students that go through what I went through and how they can overcome different situations.”

 

unnamed[4] Xochil Martinez-Armenta

 Major: Social Work, Minor: Spanish

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘A Dreamer’s Journey.’ Jacqueline B.  Kennedy would play me. It would be about all the hardships I had to face- in order to achieve and be  where I am today and how I used it as motivation to achieve more success.”

 

 

11011632_1062888640388279_612916229073583703_n Jessie Livingston

 Major: Undecided

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘The Curious Traveler: A  Girl  and her Dog.’ Jessie and Bella traveling wherever the wind blows when a sudden  alien invasion attack happens, they hide with the unicorns from the nightmare of aliens  traveling the planet.”

 

bonnerSeanna Johnson

Major: Sociology Minors: African American Studies & Native American (American Indian) Studies

“If I was mayor of Minneapolis for a day, the three issues I would address are: the educational achievement gap, the excessive poverty of Native Americans in South Minneapolis, and the pollution of the city’s water.”

Winnie Godi (Eron)

Major: International Relations & Gender, Sexuality, and Women Studies, Minor: Peace and Global Studies

“If I was mayor for a day, three issues I would address are human trafficking, xenophobia, and the educational achievement gap.”

DSC_0012-1 Rebecca Aaker

 Major: Elementary Education

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘Was That a Sneeze?’ and it would  star Jennifer Lawrence as myself, portraying a young college student with allergies and a funny  sneeze whom everyone enjoys commenting on.”

 

 

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Ramla Mohamud

Major: Management Information Systems 

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life the title would be: ‘The Chronicles of Ramla.’ It would mostly consist of me traveling the world and trying new crazy things. I would be played by Kerry Washington.”

 

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Alexis Vue

Major: Undecided

“If I was mayor, three issues I would address is social equity, education, and community outreach.”

 

 

 

Class of 2017

rsz_greg_21Greg Lewis

Major: International Business/History

Urban Debate League

“It’s important to serve my community so I can give back.”

 

rsz_treannaTraeanna Bell

Major: Psychology

Banyan Community Center

“It’s important to serve so we can show our community that our generation is willing to help and make a difference in the world today!”

 

rsz_lauren Lauren Canales

Major: Political Science & Gender, Sexuality, Women’s Studies, Minor: Religion

“If I were the mayor for a day three things that I would want to address are MPS Schools, immigration/undocumented folks, and LGBTQIA+ with more of a focus around inclusivity and empowering People of Color.”

 

IMG_2180 Carter CasaDeCalvo

 Major: Communications, Minor: Marketing

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘Broke.’ It would be about a broke  college student struggling to pay tuition and rent, but spends all her money on food. Zoe Kravitz would  play me, because she is short like I am, and Michael B. Jordan would be my boyfriend.”

 

 

IMG_6953 (1) Osiris Bardales

 Major: International Business, Minor: Finance (MIS)

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘The Struggle.’ It would be about my  transition moving from Honduras to US and Francia Raisa would play me.”

 

 

Prof pic Nazih Safi

 Major: Mathematical Economics & Mathematics, Minor: Computer Science

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘An Adventure Awaits.’ An  adventurer wanting to spend every waking moment going on an adventure. Mark Wahlberg would  play me.”

 

 

IMG_5712 Hannah Davidson

 Major: Elementary Education, Minor: Youth and Family Ministry

“If I was mayor for the day I would address the achievement gap, free education for college  students, and the fact that WIFI isn’t always available and free.”

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Major: Psychology, Minor: Special Education

“I think the top issues that I would address would be homelessness, education, and after school programs/homework help for children.”

 

Class of 2016


bonnerMuna Mohamed

Major: Exercise Science, Sociology Minor

Brian Coyle Community Center

“Serving our community will demonstrate that we can work together and make the community a better place. It also will be an eye-opening experience that will help you develop as an individual.”

 

bonner logo Sagal Ali

Major: International Relations, Sociology Minor

Brian Coyle Community Center

“It’s important to serve your community to contribute to the greater good of others and create a long lasting relationship with others.”


SariSari Olson

Major: Sociology and Spanish

“If Hollywood made a movie about me it  would be called “Lost and Confused”. I would be played by a camel. The movie would basically just be cringy.”

 

 

joeJoe Kempf

Major: Chemistry, Minor: Religion

“If I was mayor for a day I would hope to really bring home the issue of food deserts and lack of community opportunity to grow food. Not only would this help with nutrition, but anyone who has gardened at Augsburg has seen how much community gathers around the cultivation, care, and eating of food.”

 

photoAmal Warsame

Majors: Political Science and Social Psychology, Minor: Sociology

“If Hollywood made a movie about my life it would be called ‘War and Peace: The Amal Warsame Story’, played by Meagan Tandy, about a girl born in war and goes back to help her country to sustainable peace (actual future goal).”

 

oscarOscar Martinez

Major: Chemistry, Minor: Biology

“If I was mayor for the day the three issues I would address are the costs of college attendance, environmental issues, and low-wage worker rights.”