New semester, same you. So which character from Fox’s “New Girl” are you as a student? You decide.
Job: Middle school teacher -> Vice principal -> Principal
Interests: Arts and crafts, baking, reading, any kind of animal, feminism, “Dirty Dancing,” Taylor Swift, pink wine that costs less than $11, always helping others and putting others before herself, being quirky, singing and creating plays.
Jess in a nutshell: She’s not afraid to rock a lot of polkadots.
Relatable SJC programs: Adolescence education, child study, art, music, theater recreation and leisure studies, social sciences, nursing and hospitality and tourism management.
Job: Bartender -> Bar manager, partial bar owner, author
Interests: Reading, writing (when he’s not too busy procrastinating), Ernest Hemingway, inventing new things with Schmidt, fixing things on his own, drinking, bottling up his emotions, avoiding confrontation and acting like a grumpy old man.
Nick in a nutshell: He’s always been an old man at heart.
Relatable SJC programs: Business administration, English, creative writing, criminal justice and pre-law.
Job: Pro basketball player in Latvia -> Temp -> Nanny -> Sports radio Host -> Police officer
Interests: His cat Ferguson, handbells, procrastinating, fruity cocktails, puzzles (even though he’s not very good at them), pranks (again, even though he’s not very good at them), bubble baths and basketball.
Winston in a nutshell: He once fell asleep in a bathtub.
Relatable SJC programs: Criminal justice, physical education, athletics, psychology and philosophy.
Job: Marketing associate -> Head of marketing, partial bar owner
Interests: Fashion, cooking, cleanliness and organization (to the point of OCD), inventing new things with Nick, clubbing, electronic dance music, working out to stay physically fit, dancing and Cece.
Schmidt in a nutshell: He’s from Long Island and proud of it.
Relatable SJC programs: Marketing and business administration.
Job: Model -> Bartender, gas station TV journalist -> Bar manager -> Bartender, business owner and model manager
Interests: Modeling, dancing, working out to stay physically fit, gossiping with Coach and Winston, helping/protecting her friends when they need it, giving Jess relationship advice and Schmidt.
Cece in a nutshell: She’s passionate about making her business work, even if she’s struggling.
Relatable SJC programs: Business administration, general studies and journalism and new media studies.
Ernie “Coach” Tagliaboo
Job: Athlete -> Personal trainer -> Middle school gym teacher, volleyball coach
Interests: Playing sports, watching sports, coaching sports, talking about sports, working out and teaching others how to work out.
Coach in a nutshell: He’s named after his career.
Relatable SJC programs: Physical education, athletics and adolescence education.