University: Pacific University
Graduation Year: 2017
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Intern Organization: Gresham Outlook
Position: Reporting intern
Clara graduated from Pacific University with a journalism major and a photography minor. At Pacific, she worked as a reporter, photographer, student life editor, news editor, co-editor-in-chief, and photography manager for The Pacific Index, the student newspaper. She also wrote for Pacific Magazine. The summer of her sophomore year, she interned with the Forest Grove News Times and wrote for the Hillsboro Tribune before freelancing for the News Times. For her senior project, she created a 32-page magazine on social issues, particularly homelessness. In her free time, she loves surrounding herself with people, traveling, adventuring outdoors, taking photographs, and creative writing.