Melissa is a junior in StatML from central NJ (yes, that exists). Her hobbies include photography, baking, playing Genshin Impact/League, and watching anime. The thing she misses most from home is the fresh country air and home-cooked meals from her mom.
Iris is a sophomore in CIT from Atlanta, GA where she has lived her entire life before coming to CMU. She is terrified of the cold weather here and misses mild winters. At night, you will likely find her hiding from the cold under a heated blanket watching a movie or reading a book. Her hobbies include horseback riding and ceramics, and loves to teach these things back home.
Xuan is a junior in ECE from the Philippines. He likes cooking, and is saddened by the lack of proper seafood in Pittsburgh. He still doesn't know how long a yard is, and often questions why America does not use the metric system. He's also not a weeb.
Cassia is a sophomore bio major from Chevy Chase, MD. When she's not out on the field with the ultimate frisbee team or playing with her dog, Orfeo, she enjoys drawing, softball, and practicing piano in her free time.
Shrila is a junior Cognitive Science major & HCI minor from San Jose, CA. She loves playing the ukulele, painting, and watching trashy movies/reality TV with her friends. She spent 10 months at home because of quarantine and is beyond thrilled to be finally back in Pittstain. Feel free to hit her up with horror movie recs! :')
Kobe is a freshman in ECE from Boulder, Colorado. Similar to Kawhi Leonard, Kobe is a self proclaimed "fun guy ahhahaa". He is a big Sci-Fi fan and the Interstellar wave scene still lives in his head rent free. During his freetime, you can catch him playing video games with friends or playing sand volleyball because he watched one too many episodes of Haikyuu.
Arvind is a junior studying Stat/Ml and is from Fairfax, Virginia. During his free time, Arvind likes discovering new music, exploring Pittsburgh, and binging Netflix shows. He also enjoys playing various video games, and testing his friendships through intense sessions of Overcooked.
Ryan is a junior ECE major from Westchester, NY (a surburb of NYC). His hobbies include playing (and watching) sports, cooking, playing board games, playing video games including League of Legends, and watching anime. Ryan also loves hanging out with friends and exploring Pittsburgh, whether that entail getting boba, trying out new restaurants, or going on adventures!