Zach Klonsinski

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Zach Klonsinski

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Area: Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming

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Belgrade, Montana


Alma mater and Major:

Notre Dame, History


Favorite Notre Dame tradition:

The Basilica bell tower playing the Alma Mater


Favorite place on campus:

The Observer’s office in the basement of South Dining Hall

Favorite South Bend hangout:

St. Patrick’s County Park or Elia’s


Favorite book, movie, and song:

Book: My grandfather’s copy of The Shortstop by Zane Grey (published in 1909.) Movie: Forrest Gump, The Shawshank Redemption or The Princess Bride, depending on my mood. Song: Mr. Misunderstood, Eric Church.


The top three items on your bucket list:

Visit New Zealand and Australia. Become a regular at a Scottish pub. Ride the Rocky Mountaineer through the Canadian Rockies.


Words to live by:

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” –Mark Twain