WEBVTT 00:00:00.000 --> 00:00:04.000 music. 00:00:04.000 --> 00:00:09.000 I came to Western to major in Anthropology because of its dedicated faculty that helps every student succeed in college 00:00:09.000 --> 00:00:13.000 and their passion for helping us learn about the world and the people we share it with. 00:00:13.000 --> 00:00:21.000 music. 00:00:21.000 --> 00:00:24.000 One of the classes I'm taking for anthropology is the language in culture class. 00:00:24.000 --> 00:00:28.000 This class does a really good job at not only illustrating different cultures of the world, 00:00:28.000 --> 00:00:32.000 but identifying different languages that people speak as well. 00:00:32.000 --> 00:00:36.000 The anthropology department promotes itself as being the humanistic of all the sciences. 00:00:36.000 --> 00:00:40.000 I believe this truly shows in each and every professor as they care about each of us. 00:00:40.000 --> 00:00:44.000 And I've learned a lot from both my advisor and my other professor. 00:00:44.000 --> 00:00:49.000 Besides attending classes I've found the peer mentor program, which I've ben involved with for the last three years. 00:00:49.000 --> 00:00:51.000 I'm currently a peer mentor leader 00:00:51.000 --> 00:00:57.000 and our program focuses on wellness education and interactive activities that help new students succeed in college. 00:00:57.000 --> 00:00:60.000 My career goal is to be an archaeologist. 00:01:00.000 --> 00:01:06.000 Through the anthropology department, I've been able to attend a field study in Idaho where we excavated an early paleo Indian site. 00:01:06.000 --> 00:01:11.000 And utilized emerging technology that allowed us to analyze artifacts. 00:01:11.000 --> 00:01:14.000 After all this, I feel very prepared to attend graduate school. 00:01:14.000 --> 00:01:18.000 I highly recommend Western because of the great community and campus culture here. 00:01:18.000 --> 00:01:23.000 There are many opportunities to get involved and meet new students and staff that help you thrive in college. 00:01:23.000 --> 00:01:27.000 Western Oregon University, where every student matters. 00:01:27.000 --> 00:01:34.000 music.