Voices of UCCS: End of decade

12 November 2019

Israel Wheately

iwheatle@uccs.edu

Jake Sellinger, junior communication major

What are you hoping to see in this new decade?

“Definitely hoping to see a Mike Trout World Series ring and a Tom Brady Super Bowl ring.”

What do you wish you had accomplished in the 2010s?

“Oh, that’s a good question … I’m thinking of, like, what I wanted to do as a kid that I wish I would have done by now. I’d say travel the world.

Do you have a specific place in mind?

“Switzerland. Definitely want to travel to the Swiss Alps.”

What were you most disappointed by in the 2010s?

“The Angels not making the playoffs.”

Aubree Hensrud, sophomore marketing major

What are you hoping to see in this new decade?

“I hope to see kinder people in the new decade. I think we need that in our life … just understanding that people have different opinions and values and respecting that.”

What do you wish you had accomplished in the 2010s?

“That’s hard. I wish I, like, put myself out there more, you know. I mean, I’m happy where I’m at, but… yeah.”

What are you proud of accomplishing?

“My sorority, I was freshman, I held, like, a small position, and then they put me up to a higher position. And just growing in my sorority. I love that.”

Thomas Coffield, junior mechanical engineering major, aerospace engineering, mathematics and technical writing minors

What are you hoping to see in this new decade?

“What technologically comes out of it, because … technology grows at an exponential rate, so that’d be interesting to see where that goes.”

What are you proud of having accomplished?

“Getting to college. [laughs.]”

What were you most disappointed by in the 2010s?

“The status of the nation … social advancement is kind of getting better, like health coverage for people who can’t afford it, mental health is kind of growing, but not fast at all.”

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