Crystal Marlow

(Photos by Christi Mathis)

May 25, 2011

Ten questions with ... Crystal Marlow

Job on campus/department you work in: Academic contract specialist in the Graduate School

How long at SIUC: Almost nine years

Hometown: Murphysboro

When you were a youngster, what did you want to be when you grew up? Kindergarten teacher

If you could choose another profession, what would it be and why? Grad adviser -- they need help, too.

What is something you still want to accomplish in life? Travel the world.

What was the first “album” you ever bought, and was it an LP, 8-track or CD? Michael Jackson, “Beat It,” LP.

If you could pick an actor/actress to play you in a movie, who would you pick and why? Tina Fey. We have similar personalities.

What is one random fact about you? I’m real, what you see is what you get.

Cats or dogs? Dogs.

Who has inspired you, and how? My mom -- she is the strongest person I know.

What would you like your gravestone to say about you? Crystal lived, laughed, loved.

Favorite cartoon character? Why? Wile E. Coyote -- he was very determined and went to any means necessary to reach his goal.