By Nicole Fernandez | Staff Writer

Word on the Street: At this point in the semester, what animal best represents you as a student?

Elizabeth Reid 
Age: 22
Hometown: Terre Haute, Indiana
Major: Pre-nursing

“It’s gonna be a silly. I’m gonna say a monkey because I’m just all over the place. I am a first-generation student, I didn’t really have parents to guide me so I’m still working on unraveling everything.”

Samuel L. Elliott 
Age: 26
Hometown: Iowa
Major: Journalism

“A cat, probably. I just wanna sleep around, but there is a lot of work to do.”

Chanel Alarca 
Age: 22
Hometown: Liliha
Major: Hospitality and tourism

“A sloth because even though they’re really slow, they always get the job done and, basically, I’m just going along for the ride. And they just sleep the whole day, which I would love to do.”

Miggy Camacho 
Age: 19
Hometown: Waipahu
Major: Liberal Arts

“Can I say dragon? Cause I’m year of the dragon, and I love them. Yeah, I just wanna be a dragon cause they’re cool.”

Brandon Paz 
Age: 19
Hometown: Hawai’i Kai
Major: Liberal Arts

“I wanna say I’m more like a hawk, honestly. Not in a creepy way, but I’m always keeping my eye out for future, look at my classes, trying to meet with the right counselors, get the right academic support. I like to look over everything, I guess.”