Alex Pelham is a general Life&Arts writer for the spring 2015 semester. He worked as a general Life&Arts writer in fall 2013, spring 2014 and fall 2014. Alex, a radio-television-film sophomore from Bakersfield, California, plans to graduate in May 2017. He is not ashamed to admit that he's read all seven “Harry Potter” books twice in one semester. He's also terrified of alligators because they are basically living dinosaurs.