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Clara Kiss

What I Love about Writing

I love manipulating my words in order to push the limits of how annoying my style can be just to pester my friends or professors if I’m bored. Sorry.

Class Year



Banks, OR


French and International Relations



My Experience

Before high school, I had never written what anyone could rightly call an academic essay, paragraph, or—perhaps I exaggerate—sentence, of any sort. Since then, I contribute my improvement to my high school English teachers as well as to Strunk & White’s Elements of Style

Life After Ursinus

Who knows? The only certainty is that I do not wish to be predictable.

An Unusual Fact about Me

My roommate and I coincidentally have cats named Truffles and Truffle, respectively; they have never met nor were their names planned.