Introducing... Brittani Van Dusen, local news and culture blogger

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Name: Brittani Van Dusen

Program of study: BA in Communication and Digital Media

Year of study: 4

Why did you choose your program? To explore the creative industries.

What do you want to do after you graduate? Travel and continue my education.

What’s your favourite childhood toy? Dress up clothes – if that counts!

What’s the one food item you couldn’t live without? Chocolate.

Favourite TV show or movie: The Grinch

Favourite 90s boy band or musician: Aqua

Blog that you’re most excited to write: “Feeling thankful? Here are 10 ways you can give back”. Coming in October!

Favourite past Student Speak blog: Commies Unite!: Six Celebrities with Communication Degrees

Top 3 bucket list to-do items: Skydive, visit 50+ countries, and eat exotic foods.

If you could meet anyone in the world who would it be? Mahatma Gandhi

Favourite sports team: Blue Jays

Ice cream or pizza? Ice cream

Beach vacation or Euro-trip? European-beach trip

Cats or dogs? I love them both

What’s your favourite book? A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

Favourite Durham Region restaurant? Avanti Trattori

What would you tell first year you? Seize the moment.

Stay tuned for Brittani's local news and culture blog posts this year!