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You might have seen them around campus with a camera in hand. Meet Maddie, Mariah, McKenzie and Allysia, NAU’s social media interns who are on a mission to capture the #NAU social scene. 🎥 📷 💛 💙🌲🔨🗻

Maddie Rice, Senior

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Hometown: Phoenix

Major: Strategic Communications, Advertising/Graphic Design

Blue or gold: Blue!

Twitter or Instagram: Instagram

Pinterest or Blogging: Pinterest

Snapchat or Periscope: hmmmm…snapchat

Favorite spot on campus: Old Main

Favorite class you’ve taken: Amy Hitt’s Design class

Best place on campus to grab a bite to eat: Green Scene

Favorite picture on your phone: A trip to Destin, Florida!

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Best piece of advice you’ve ever received: “Go out and own it!”

Tip every Lumberjack should know: Waterproof snow shoes are a must!

You might not know this about me: I have declared 5 different majors. 😅

My favorite thing about NAU: How pretty it is!

On the weekends, you can find me: Downtown or exploring the surrounding towns!

Mariah Soer, Senior

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Hometown: Gilbert, AZ

Major: Electronic Media & Film, Strategic Communications with emphasis in Advertising

Blue or gold: Blue

Twitter or Instagram: Instagram

Pinterest or Blogging: Pinterest

Snapchat or Periscope: Snapchat

Favorite spot on campus: Upstairs in the Union

Favorite class you’ve taken: Probably Body Sculpting

Best place on campus to grab a bite to eat: Einstein’s Bagels

Favorite picture on your phone: My 3 golden retrievers!

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Best piece of advice you’ve ever received: Fake it till you make it

Tip every Lumberjack should know: Don’t be afraid to ask your professors for help!

You might not know this about me: I can kind of, sort of beat-box

My favorite thing about NAU: The opportunities for students to get involved!

On the weekends, you can find me: Hopefully doing something fun and exciting, but probably just at home with my roomies.

McKenzie McLoughlin, Junior

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Hometown: Tucson, AZ

Major: Spanish and Strategic Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Photography

Blue or gold: Blue

Twitter or Instagram: Twitter

Pinterest or Blogging: Pinterest

Snapchat or Periscope: Snapchat

Favorite spot on campus: The little hill between the Communications Building and Riles where the wind chimes are

Favorite class you’ve taken: Pho404- Food photography

Best place on campus to grab a bite to eat: Scholars Corner in the library

Favorite picture on your phone: A picture I took of NAU at night

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Best piece of advice you’ve ever received: Work hard, eat well, travel often.

Tip every Lumberjack should know: Free popcorn in the College of Ed on Tuesdays

You might not know this about me: I’m half Guatemalan

My favorite thing about NAU: The size, I don’t feel trapped in a small school and I don’t feel overwhelmed in a large one. I love that I can walk through campus and see someone I know but also have the ability to meet someone new everyday.

On the weekends, you can find me: Skiing at Snowbowl during the winter or lounging around outside during the summer

Allysia Lara, Sophomore

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Hometown: Upland, CA

Major: Strategic Communications

Blue or gold: Blue

Twitter or Instagram: Instagram

Pinterest or Blogging: Pinterest

Snapchat or Periscope: Snapchat

Favorite spot on campus: Peer Jacks Lounge/ HLC

Favorite class you’ve taken: EMF 124- Broadcasting Electronic Media

Best place on campus to grab a bite to eat: Piccoli Dolci Bakery

Favorite picture on your phone: My cat!

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Best piece of advice you’ve ever received: Don’t settle for something if it’s not your dream; it won’t be worth it.

Tip every Lumberjack should know: Never pass up a free t-shirt

You might not know this about me: I don’t know how to nap because I never went to Kindergarten

My favorite thing about NAU: The Communication building because I spend so much time there

On the weekends, you can find me: On a hike or spontaneous adventure

Interested in joining our team? Find out more about about our internships or contact NAU Social.

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