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CFName: Thando Mlambo

Hometown: Harare, Zimbabwe + Tunis, Tunisia Major: Africana Studies and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies

What are You Involved In?
Barnard Bacchantae and the NYCCEP fellowship

Guilty Pleasure?
Binge-watching Grey’s Anatomy

Favorite Memory from Barnard? 
Random weeknights spent talking and vibing with friends my first year.

Biggest Regret of College?
Not taking enough music-ethnography classes!

Biggest Leap of Faith During College?
Trusting myself to get the work and credits necessary to graduate a year early.

What Will You Miss?
The turkey, cranberry, brie and apple sandwich from the Diana.

What Won’t You Miss?
The science requirement….

Favorite Place On or Off Campus?
Silvana’s on W116th and Frederick Douglass.

In 5 Words or Less, What’s Next?
Have yet to figure that out.

Midnight Breakfast or Orgo Night?
Midnight Breakfast.

If you were a Morningside Heights Bar or Restaurant Which Would You Be?
The ‘Dam.

Who Would Play You in the Biopic of Your Life?
(In my wildest dreams) Lupita Nyong’o


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