Hallie Bower is a geology student at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, where she will begin her third year this fall. In college, she is involved in the Paleontology Club, Drama Club, and Tech Geological Association. She has also been on the Dean’s List for four semesters. Hallie was a delegate from Nebraska in 2014, and this is her second year as Photographer on Staph. She enjoys photography, hiking, rock puns, and runs a small cupcake business.