Academics

Collage 2012

“Open”

 

  • In Memoriam:
    Michelle Rosales
    April 8, 1989 – December 19, 2011
  • Katerina Spiratosis originally from Sami, Kefalonia Greece.  Both parents are from the same town of less than 220 on this island in Greece.  Naturally, she speaks Greek and hopes to learn French or Chinese. Currently residing in Glenview, Kati hopes to double-major in Spanish and Education in order to become a Spanish teacher, and would like to return to her old high school to work alongside those who inspired her.
  • Rose Twagirumukiza wrote Lo que es mia, which, in her words, “represents moments when I lack words to express what I want to say.” In addition, she submitted this story in Spanish to this year’s volume.
  • Jana Hengstler, class of 2014, was born in Hamburg, Germany and then moved to South Africa for three years and then back to Germany.  When 17, she moved to Rome, Georgia (USA) and attended Darlington School, where she was an active member of student government.  After graduation she moved to Lake Forest College where she is involved in Student Government, Greek life and is an ambassador. 
  • Elena Ramón class of 2014, studies Spanish.
  • Emily Hampden-Smith, class of 2013, studied in Argentina in 2011.
  • Katerina Spiratos is originally from Sami, Kefalonia Greece.  Both parents are from the same town of less than 220 on this island in Greece.  Naturally, she speaks Greek and hopes to learn French or Chinese. Currently residing in Glenview, Kati hopes to double-major in Spanish and Education in order to become a Spanish teacher, and would like to return to her old high school to work alongside those who inspired her.
  • Jean-Luc Garneau, Professor of French, writes poetry and prose about his homeland of Québec and is an avid painter.
  • Ávila Antonio es de Guerrero, México y estudia en Lake Forest College. Vive en Lake Forest College en el área de en medio.
  • Sandra Aguilera was born in Mexico City, and currently resides in Grayslake, Illinois with her husband.  A full time employee at Lake County College, she is currently enrolled at Lake Forest College with a double-major in Latin American studies and Spanish.  In January 2012, she obtained her U.S. citizenship after almost 12 years since first applying for residency. Sandra enjoys walking, reading, listening to music, and editing home movies; nature, family and books ignite her life on a daily basis.
  • Akua G. Agyei is originally from Ghana and has spent most of her life in Swaziland.  She is a first-year student, with intended majors in French and Finance. 
  • Tonny Ávila Antonio es de Guerrero, México y estudia en Lake Forest College.
  • Clayton Gray Jr. Associate Professor of German Emeritus, is a polyglot with a musical voice.
  • Eileen Zúñiga is a second-year student at LFC.  She has recently become very interested  in working with Collage.  Although unable to be a staff member this semester, she still contributed her works to the magazine.  
  • Michelle Frisch is a first-year student from Chicago, Illinois, who loves to run. She is planning to major in Neuroscience or Legal Studies.

    Alex Beer is s first-year student from Yellow Springs, Ohio, who is interested in Anthropology and Sociology.

    Allan Arabe hails from the Philippines and is a first-year student.  He is planning on majoring in Math and Business with a minor in Spanish, and likes to play Ultimate Frisbee.

    Jonathan Walsh is from Glenview, Illinois.  This is his first year at Lake Forest College and he plans to major in Math and Business with a minor in Spanish. He also likes to play Ultimate Frisbee.
  • Jessica Bilello class of 2014, an English and Spanish double-major, is participating in the Lake Forest College Granada Program this fall. 
  • Yipeng Hu  is a sophomore from China, majoring in Finance and French.  His story in French is a modified version of an old Chinese tale, translated as “The Grotto of Time.”
  • Rose Twagirumukiza  wrote Lo que es mia, which, in her words, “represents moments when I lack words to express what I want to say.” 
  • Jenny Bruno, class of 2013, and Thandeka Mabuza, class of 2012 co-wrote their text, which centers on Haiti. 
  • Cynthia Hahn is a Professor of French and Editor of Collage.  She loves to play with poems; see her chapbook Outside-In-Sideout (Finishing Line Press, 2010).  She also is an active literary translator and has translated six novels by Lebanese and Algerian authors.  The poem submitted this year is a kind of “collage of sounds” in both languages.  
  • Hope Snediker class of 2014, is a Spanish major and will study abroad in Spain next year.
  • Kevin Lim class of 2015, is currently an Economics and Spanish major and hopes to study abroad in Granada, Spain in 2013.
  • Jana Hengstler class of 2014, was born in Hamburg, Germany and then moved to South Africa for three years and then back to Germany.  When 17, she moved to Rome, Georgia (USA) and attended Darlington School, where she was an active member of student government.  After graduation she moved to Lake Forest College where she is involved in Student Government, Greek life and is an ambassador.  
  • Eileen Zuñiga is a second-year student at LFC.  She has recently become very interested  in working with Collage.  Although unable to be a staff member this semester, she still contributed her works to the magazine. 
  • Octávio Oliveira de Araújo  class of 2012, is from East Timor, and is majoring in Environmental Studies. Learning Romance languages has been his passion, starting with Portuguese, then French, Spanish, and currently he is teaching himself Italian. Apart from learning these western languages, he is continually improving his knowledge of the two languages commonly spoken in his country and region: Tetun, his country’s official language, and Indonesian, a working language. He hopes that one day he will be able to write well in these seven languages.
  • Lois Barr,Associate Professor of Spanish, lives in Riverwoods with her husband and big, black poodle. Both like her poetry.
  • Miguelangel Gonzalez class of 2012, a Latin American Studies and History double-major, is traveling to Cuba this summer.
  • Elisabeth Pattavina class of 2015, is a French major, who also studies Spanish. 
  • Katie Bjelde, from Eden Prarie, Minnesota, is a first-year student, with intended majors in Anthropology and French.  She was inspired to write her short essay from reading other French children’s books and tales in French class.