UO freshman profile: Shirley Chan
High school and home town: Lakes High School in Lakewood, Wash.
My academic interests include: Journalism.
What I like to do for fun: Live-tweet my somewhat interesting life, attend concerts, explore new places, and eat good food.
People might be surprised to know: I constantly end up in embarrassing situations. For example, when I led the turning of the tassel at my graduation, I accidentally yanked off my tassel. Then, I knocked off my graduation cap on stage in the process of trying to pick up my tassel. Following that, I tossed my cap up in the air along with my classmates only for mine to land and get stuck in a decorative plant on stage.
I chose Oregon because: it felt like a home away from home from the moment I stepped on the campus.
My favorite band is: like a variety of bands like Vampire Weekend, The Shins, The xx, City & Colour, M83, Childish Gambino, Aer, The Weeknd.
iPhone or Android: #TeamiPhone
When I think of Oregon, I think of: The next chapter in my life with adventures, change, vast opportunities and new friends. Oh, and football games! #GoDucks!
The thing about college I'm most looking forward to is: Learning more about who I am, new perspectives and ideas, and gaining more knowledge about my community and the world I live in.
The one personal item I must bring to college is: My iPod - my daily dose of music.
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