Luca Ripani is a junior Political Science major at the University of Notre Dame. He is originally from downtown Chicago, Illinois. At Notre Dame, Luca is his dorm’s Sustainability Commissioner and plans events for his classmates as a representative on Junior Class Council. Back home in Chicago, Luca has spent time working for his local alderman at Chicago City Hall, which helped him realize the importance of local government and civic engagement. In his free time, you can find him supporting his beloved Fighting Irish or exploring Chicago’s various neighborhoods and museums. After graduation, Luca hopes to attend law school and work for the government, ideally in policy legislation. Luca is proud to represent his lifelong home of Illinois and continue the rich tradition of government leaders coming from the Land of Lincoln.