Spotlight Series


XASS:  Let’s start with the basics. What year are you? What’s your major? Where are you from? Faith:  I’m Faith, I’m a junior, and I’m an international relations major, but it’s been a journey. I came in wanting to do international relations, explored lots of majors, and then came back. […]

Faith – Cheering for Jesus   Recently updated !


XASS: All right. I’m here with Tristan. What year are you? Tristan: I’m a sophomore. XASS: Have you declared a major yet? Tristan: Not yet. I am interested in computer science, psych and econ. XASS: So those are your academic interests. Do you have any personal hobbies? Tristan: I like […]

Tristan – Keeping the Gospel First



XASS: Annika, what year are you and what are you studying? Annika: I’m a junior, and I’m studying classics and linguistics. XASS: Where are you from? Annika: I’m from the Washington, DC, area. So northern Virginia. XASS: What about classics and linguistics is so appealing to you? Annika: My academic outlook […]

Annika – Fight Me!


And I thought that was a really interesting and sort of a savage quote from the Bible. Noah XASS:  Let’s start with the basics. What year are you? Where are you from? What is your major? Noah: Sure. I’m a sophomore. I’m from a beach town in northern San Diego […]

Noah, Emerging Philanthropist



XASS: Johannes, welcome! What year are you and where are you from? Johannes: I’m a junior and I grew up here in Los Altos. Born in Stanford Hospital. Been here all my life. XASS: Brothers or sisters? Johannes: Nope. Just me. XASS: So what was it like growing up in […]

Johannes – In The Shadow of Stanford


XASS: Let’s start with a little bit about yourself, Deborah. Where are you from and what are you studying? Deborah: I am actually a military kid. So growing up, I moved about ten times to various places around the world. I’m most likely going to be studying international relations with […]

Deborah – Learning To Pray



This interview was conducted by George, so bear that in mind as you read the end. 😂 XASS: Daniel, how are you doing this fine evening? Daniel: Good, good. XASS: Good to hear. Will you please tell me about yourself? Daniel: I am a junior now. It doesn’t feel that […]

Daniel, The Happy Chef


XASS: Minha, what year are you? Minha: I am a junior now. XASS: Wow. What are you studying? Minha: I’m studying mathematical and computational science and minoring in dance. XASS: Interesting. Why that? Minha: Coming into college, I was thinking either math or performance studies. It was my first time […]

Minha – Fighting!