Owen Whaley ‘24
Major: Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies concentration
Hometown: Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Campus activities: SGA, College Democrats, Feminist Forum, Pax Christi
Hobbies: Trying new restaurants, watching movies, and cooking
Favorite course: Liberation Theology
Why you picked Holy Cross: The close-knit community and how dedicated all of the professors
What you would change about Holy Cross: The hills and all of the steps!!
Skill you hope to learn: How to whistle
Cool Beans order: Iced green tea with raspberry flavoring and a chocolate croissant
Favorite Kimball meal: The mac and cheese they had pre-Covid 😦
Study spot on campus: Dinand Main Reading Room
Best place on campus: Fenwick porch
Best place in Worcester: Worcester Art Museum!
What you miss from home: My favorite local coffee shop, Colectivo
Best place you have traveled to: San Diego
Place you want to travel: Japan
Favorite childhood book: Madeline
Favorite book now: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Favorite author: Sally Rooney
Favorite television show: “Succession”
Favorite movie: “The Social Network”
Favorite musical artist: Lorde
Favorite sport: Soccer
Favorite sports team: Green Bay Packers
Role model: My grandma!
Words to live by: It’s not that deep!
What you’re most grateful for: My big extended family
Your definition of success: Finding something that makes you feel fulfilled and happy
Bucket list item: Eat at a Michelin star restaurant
Advice to past self: Read more!!
Advice to future self: Stay relaxed!
Plans after graduation: Working/law school/graduate school