AuthorClass 2020ScholarUP

Dora Totoian

Sankar Raman
Sankar Raman / The Immigrant Story

Dora Totoian is a senior at the University of Portland, majoring in Spanish and political science and minoring in gender and women’s studies. She has worked as a reporter and editor for The Beacon, the university’s award-winning all-digital publication, throughout her time at UP. Dora is a dual citizen who was born in Romania and immigrated to the U.S. with her family. After graduation, she plans to attend graduate school in one of the many fields that interests her, such as Spanish, journalism, or education. When she’s not studying or reporting, Dora enjoys reading Spanish literature, eating Romanian food, watching “Curb Your Enthusiasm” for the millionth time, and perfecting her scone recipe.