My name is Sixtine Foucaut, and I’m a senior with a double major in Communication Studies and Spanish, and a minor in Environmental Studies. I’m also in Chapman’s Accelerated Graduate Program pursuing a Masters in International Studies. Since this is my last semester as an undergraduate student, I spent some time this summer looking for internships I could complete this fall semester, hoping I would find something exciting in the midst of the pandemic. As soon as I heard about an internship opportunity through my job at Chapman’s Office of Sustainability, I was eager to apply. I would be spending my semester interning with Backyard Bees – a small, women-owned, local, and sustainable business based right here in Orange. This would mean I would learn how a small business communicates with their customers, work at the Orange Home Grown Farmers Market, bottle honey, make small batch beeswax products, learn how a business runs their social media, and most importantly get to work with honeybees.
For more than a decade, Chapman University’s Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Art Collection in Wilkinson College has served as an important research institute and learning laboratory for students, while curating an ever-growing collection of public art. Since it was first established in 2010, the “Museum Without Walls” has grown to include 830 works, including
Actor, author, activist and social media favorite George Takei brought his powerful story of childhood imprisonment during World War II to Chapman University. Takei – perhaps best known as helmsman Hikaru Sulu of “Star Trek” – recounted “the terror of that morning” his family was forced from their home and taken to prison camps, along