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  • Meet Sophomore Laura Fox — The Marching Comets Drum Major

    Laura Fox is a sophomore history major with political science and sociology/anthropology minors. She is also the drum major of the Marching Comets. Having been drum major for two years in high school, Laura was excited for the opportunity to continue that role at Olivet. “I loved being able to connect with students on such […]

  • A Front Row Seat to Xavier Vance’s Filmmaking Journey

    When Xavier Vance graduated from Olivet College in 2017, her goals were clear: she was determined to become a filmmaker. In August, Xavier officially checked that goal off her list when her film, “Day One,” was selected as the Best Student Film in the Detroit Trinity International Film Festival (DTIFF). “’Day One’ actually started as […]

  • Junior Eliza Velasquez — Sacrifices and Failures: The Pathway to My Success

    Junior Eliza Velasquez is paving her own path at Olivet College as a visual arts major with a concentration in studio art. She’s proud to be the first person in her family to earn a college degree and even more excited to celebrate the adversity she’s overcome to reach her goals. Read more about Eliza’s […]

  • Sophomore Andrew Sadler — Using His Voice to Stand Out

    You may recognize sophomore Andrew Sadler from his successful radio show, “Sadler’s Selections” broadcasted on WOCR, OC’s student-led radio station. With a goal to work in radio and voice acting, Andrew is preparing for a successful future while at Olivet College. “I chose Olivet College because it was close to home and seemed more accessible […]

  • Asher Wertheimer — College is a Time for Exploration

    For junior Asher Wertheimer, Olivet College is — and always has been — home. As the son of two professors, Gary Wertheimer, professor of art, and Thia Eller, associate professor of art, Asher has been intricately familiar with Olivet since a young age. Now, Asher is a journalism and mass communication major exploring his interests […]

  • Lindsey Basye ’12 — Persistence Pays Off

    For Lindsey Basye ’12, several Emmy nominations and an Emmy Award aren’t the reassurance she needs to confirm she’s on the right path. Instead, the number of people she is able to help measure her success. Lindsey serves as the digital investigative producer at 11Alive, an NBC-affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia. While her position encompasses many […]

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