Freshman profile: Maria Chavez
High school and hometown: Southridge High School, Beaverton, Ore.
What I like to do for fun: Make random plans with friends to random places.
People might be surprised to know: I moved to Oregon from Venezuela when I was 10 years old.
I chose Oregon because: Amazing community and campus and close to home.
My favorite band is: Coldplay .
iPhone or Android: That's easy — iPhone.
When I think of Oregon: I think of trees...and green
The thing about college I'm most looking forward to is: Higher level classes and freedom to make up my own schedule. And Duck games.
The one personal item I must bring to college is: So cliche, but my stuffed owl "Hedwig."
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