Hometown: Lincoln, Nebraska
Major: English with a specification in creative writing, mass communications
Specialties: grammar, sentence fluency/structure, MLA, Chicago, and AP Style
Activities & Hobbies: Theatre at Doane, Staff Writer for Doane Owl, Staff Writer for 1014 Magazine, Staff Writer for Doaneline
Tiger Tidbit: I have a dog.
Ambition: I would like to be an editor of a magazine.
Favorite Book: Harry Potter series
Vacation Spot: Greece
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: Any English or Journalism course
Hometown: DeLand, Florida
Major: history, with a double minor in English and Religious Studies
Specialties: sentence and essay structure, grammar
Activities & Hobbies: Doane Women's Golf, Chi Delta sorority, Greek Council, Collegiate Chorale
Tiger Tidbit: I'm a second generation Doane student.
Ambition: I want a career that I truly enjoy. I want to eventually become an historian and travel.
Favorite Book: Jane Eyre
Vacation Spot: Norway
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: history courses
Hometown: Tekamah, Nebraska
Major: English major with an emphasis in creative writing, double-minor in history and leadership
Specialties: MLA and Chicago styles, and grammar
Activities & Hobbies: In addition to working at the Writing Center, I also work at the library, and in the fall I was an Orientation Leader and teaching assistant to Dr. Katy Hanggi. I am also an editorial staff member of Xanadu, Doane's literary magazine, and Sigma Tau Delta, Doane's English Honor Society.
Tiger Tidbit: I have read the Twilight series more than five times and I have a Deathly Hallows tattoo.
Ambitions: I would like to like to work for a book publishing company (or be an English professor) and someday publish my own novel.
Favorite Book: all of the Harry Potter books but specifically Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Vacation Spot: London: it's always been my dream to go!
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: LAR 101 Power of Stories and LAR 101 Journeys of Becoming, and basically any English or history classes.
Hometown: Marysville, Washington
Major: biology and psychology
Specialties: APA, scientific papers, posters, literature search, brainstorming
Activities & Hobbies: biology research, Gamma Phi Iota, Psych/Soc Club, HMOC, SPB, Psychology 117 Tutor, Orientation Leader, and library work study
Tiger Tidbit: I can tell the sex of a crab and sharks.
Ambition: I want to work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to change policies, track infectious diseases and maybe even work with infectious bacteria.
Favorite Book: The Secret Garden
Vacation Spot: On a boat adrift on the open ocean.
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: BIO 110 and biology posters, psychology courses
Callie Jane Vickers
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
Major: biology with a minor in creative writing
Specialties: organizing, structure of essays, brainstorming, and empowerment
Activities & Hobbies: Omega Psi Theta Sorority and Historian, Student Programming Board Marketing Committee, Doane Theatre Program, and that’s about it for now.
Tiger Tidbit: If you yawn, I will yawn. Also, astronomy? How about skyience?
Ambitions: To be a princess.
Favorite Book: Let’s Explore Owls with Diabetes by David Sedaris
Vacation Spot: anywhere in the mountains
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: gimme gimme your science
Hometown: Hickman, Nebraska
Major: English with an emphasis in creative writing with a minor in theatre
Specialties: poetry, MLA
Activities & Hobbies: Alpha Pi Epsilon, The Guild, Bad Movie Club, Doane Harry Potter Club, International Foods Club, Xanadu
Tiger Tidbit: I enjoy looking up word etymologies
Ambition: I’m honestly interested in doing something in writing.
Favorite Book: To Kill a Mockingbird (RIP Harper Lee)
Vacation Spot: Somewhere rainy, cold, and gray. So probably England.
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: ENG-238, ENG-231
Hometown: Cairo, Nebraska
Major: English education with an ESL endorsement
Specialties: grammar, creative writing, word choice, poetry, fluency
Activities & Hobbies: I love reading and writing. I love all kinds of music, but indie music is my favorite. I am a member of Delta Kappa Pi fraternity. I am am a member of Greek Council. I was an Orientation Leader. I am member of Active Minds. I am on the Editorial Staff of the Xanadu literary magazine.
Tiger Tidbit: I’m a third generation Doane Student, and I have only ever been to one concert. I also once convinced a kindergartener that I was Superman.
Ambition: I want to teach high school English. More than likely be a professor. I want to get a book published someday.
Favorite Book: Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms
Vacation Spot: Disney World... I’ve only ever been once
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: LAR 101 Power of Stories, education classes
Hometown: Lawrence, Kansas
Major: I am majoring in English and business (or accounting)
Specialties: MLA, grammar, sentence and paragraph structure
Activities: Doane Soccer
Tiger Tidbit: I have a twin on campus
Ambitions: either go to law school or be an accountant
Favorite Book: Game of Thrones series
Vacation Spot: Kiawah Island, South Carolina
Classes I’ve taken that I can help you with: Katy Hanggi's LAR classes, Brad Johnson English courses, and writing courses
Hometown: Fremont, Nebraska
Major: physical education with an emphasis in exercise science and a minor in biology and psychology
Specialties: MLA, APA, brainstorming, researching, grammar
Activities & Hobbies: Cross Country, Track & Field, HMOC, Newman Club, IDEA, Doane Sports Medicine, St. Monica Bible Study
Tiger Tidbit: I love Kit Kats.
Ambition: I am wanting to be a sports physical therapist or work in the sports medicine area for the Olympic team.
Favorite Book: Lord of The Rings
Vacation Spot: Barcelona
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: any physical education or sociology classes
Hometown: Greeley, Colorado
Major: religious studies
Specialties: MLA, style/syntax, clarity, rhetorical analysis, religion-related writing, literary analysis
Activities & Hobbies: reading, writing, running, cross country, track, researching (philosophy, science, psychology, religion, and spirituality), singing, choir, Bad Movies Club, 1014 magazine, IDEA, church
Tiger Tidbit: I consider myself deeply spiritual, finding beauty and meaning in nature, ideas in world religions, other people, arts and culture, philosophy, antiquity, and travel.
Ambitions: I want to go to seminary or divinity school and become a preacher.
Favorite Books: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, the Upanishads, Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hanh, the Tao te Ching, The Analects by Confucius, the Bible, the Qur’an, UFO Kids by Alan Zullo, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, and Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch
Vacation Spot: Boston, Massachusetts
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: Dan Clanton courses, comparative religions, comparative philosophy, introduction to Old Testament, introduction to New Testament, the problem of evil, democracy and diversity, Islam, interpersonal communication, small group communication, gender communication, public speaking
Hometown: Friend, Nebraska
Major: strategic communications, English minor
Specialties: sentence fluency, grammar, MLA, Chicago, APA, argumentative essays, personal essays, graduate school applications
Activities & Hobbies: I am the head editor of Xanadu, Doane's literary magazine, and am a writer for the 1014 magazine. Also, I am a volunteer for Tabitha Care Center and enjoy spending time with children.
Tiger Tidbit: When I workout or am in desperate need of motivation, I listen to Kendrick Lamar which is very unexpected considering my sweet disposition and my regular music choices.
Ambitions: As far as future aspirations, I have learned over time that things may turn out very differently than planned. However, I am extremely passionate about nonprofit organizations and would love to perform their public relation duties.
Favorite Books: I enjoy historical novels, particularly the ones that discuss the Kennedy family. In addition, I read personal essays that discuss topics not often talked about. These matters consist of eating disorders, LGBTQ issues, and gender equality.
Vacation Spot: I have been to London and would love to go back!
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: LAR 101 Heroes with Dan Clanton
Hometown: Weeping Water, Nebraska
Major: English language arts secondary ed. with ESL
Specialties: fluency, organization, proofreading
Activities & Hobbies: coffee snob, Phi Sig, Choir, Theatre, reading, sewing
Tiger Tidbit: I’m terrified of birds.
Ambitions: college English professor
Favorite Books: The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Vacation Spot: East Coast
Classes I’ve taken I can help with: Intro. to Honors, LAR 101 with Dr. Bruntz
Hometown: Lincoln, Nebraska
Major: environmental science, emphasis in biology
Specialties: MLA, APA, poetic writing, resumes
Activities & Hobbies: I play alto saxophone in Concert Band, play mandolin in my room, and sing in Doane Choir. I also compete in poetry slams, bike avidly, and am a member of Alpha Pi Epsilon.
Tiger Tidbit: I work event staff at Pinnacle Bank Arena and get paid to go to concerts.
Ambitions: I’d love to work in the National Parks Service one day, but for now I’m just trying to get my degree.
Favorite Books: The Martian by Andy Weir, Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, Hero by Perry Moore, and anything with a gay main character
Vacation Spot: anywhere with lots of nature and not a lot of people
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: LAR 101 with J.L. Vertin, ENG 101
Hometown: Hemingford, Nebraska
Major: biology and chemistry
Specialties: MLA, scientific research, creative writing, grammar
Activities and Hobbies: I play golf for the Doane Men’s Golf team; I love to work out and hang out with family and friends.
Tiger Tidbit: Half of my face is regular bones and tissues... rest is plates and screws!
Ambitions: I’d love to graduate Doane and attend UNMC to become a family doctor.
Favorite Books: Harry Potter series, Hunger Games, Maze Runner
Vacation Spot: anywhere with a beach
Classes I’ve taken that I can help with: Anything science! psychology, LAR, ENG 101
Hometown: Hampton, Nebraska
Major: elementary education with a leadership minor and an early childhood endorsement
Specialties: grammar, sentence fluency/structure, MLA format
Activities & Hobbies: On campus, I am involved in the Hansen Leadership Program, Theatre, Chi Delta Sorority, and I enjoy jammin’ at concerts, bingin’ multiple Netflix series at one time, and reading novels.
Tiger Tidbit: I have heterochromia, meaning one of my eyes has different colors! My eyes are primarily green, but I have a large brown section in my right eye!
Ambition: To educate little minds.
Favorite Book: anything by Paulo Coehlo
Vacation Spot: Australia
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
Specialties: structure, grammar, and fluency
Activities & Hobbies: Sigma Phi Theta, Honors Program, Doane Success Program
Tiger Tidbit: Clowns really creep me out.
Ambitions: medical researcher or pediatrician
Favorite Books: War on Science by Lawrence Otto
Vacation Spot: Sicily, Italy
Classes I’ve taken I can help with: BIO 110 and 111, gen. chem., Intro. to Honors