Crusader of the Week: Teresa Esquivel

Name: Teresa Esquivel

Hometown: Washington DC/Northern Virginia

Major: Russian & International Studies

Campus Activities: SPUD, occasional frisbee, and Russian tea!

Favorite Movie: “The Sound of Music” (basic)

Favorite song: Up! By Shania Twain

Favorite singer/group: ABBA 

Favorite color: Red

Favorite sports team: Washington Capitals

Favorite class taken at Holy Cross: Russian 301

Favorite Professor: Professor Partan or Professor Leonard-Fleckman

Item on HC Bucket List: Studying abroad in Russia for a year

Biggest HC Regret: not knowing lower kimball took meal swipes for the first month of school

Embarrassing HC Moment: texting someone in a class group chat I thought was someone else

Bragging Rights: I only have class Tuesday and Thursday bet you can’t say the same;)

Words to live by: “Get over yourself”

One thing you would change at HC: Freshman should be able to enroll in their Montserrat as they would any other class

Favorite TV Show: Criminal Minds 

Favorite Book: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Favorite Kimball meal: General Tso’s night of course

Favorite Cool Beans Drink: Vanilla Macchiato with an extra espresso shot

Favorite spot on campus: my secret study spot

Favorite off-campus restaurant: Pomir Grill

Guilty Pleasure: Watching hours straight of trash reality TV 

Some small things that make your day better: Coffee, napping, hearing someone mention DC, talking to someone from home, and seeing my friends around campus!

First thing you do when you wake up: Attempt to sleep longer, cry when I can’t,, and then make coffee

Last thing you do before going to bed: Say a prayer

Favorite place you have traveled to: Narva, Estonia

Role-model: A friend from home

Something you look forward to when you go home: Sitting in traffic on the beltway and hugging my cats

Post-Graduation Plans: Work as a case officer at the CIA

Favorite memory at HC: Watching the Nats win the world series in Red Sox country

Photo courtesy of Teresa Esquivel

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