09/10/2021 - Natasha Sharma (3L), explains why she makes time for her leadership roles in both the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) and the Middle Eastern Law Students Association (MELSA), and why inclusivity is so important.... read more
05/14/2021 - Having grown up there, is Georgia often on your mind?
Every now and then I pine for a quintessential Georgia experience from my childhood: navigating thorny bushes on a blackberry picking expedition, or drifting off to the buzzing of June bugs or a whippoorwill’s call. However, there are plenty of Georgia’s... read more
04/23/2021 - You work as a firearms analyst for the Las Vegas Metro Police Department. Sounds fascinating! Tell us more.
I have worked for the LVMPD Forensic Lab for 12 years. I test fire evidence firearms and microscopically compare the test fired bullets and cartridge cases to those in evidence to determine if they have... read more
03/26/2021 - What was it like growing up the youngest of 13 siblings?
Growing up with 12 siblings was simultaneously one of the most rewarding and chaotic experiences. Being the youngest, I was able to see 12 different people walk 12 different paths of life. That’s 12x the life lessons! They were quintessential in making me... read more
03/05/2021 - What brought you from your native Illinois to Nevada?
As much as I’ll miss the Prairie State, there’s a charming beauty in the West that attracts a nature nut like myself. After spending a couple summers in Reno, I grew fond of the unique character of Nevada and its expanding opportunities, Boyd being an... read more
01/29/2021 - How has drumming shaped your outlook on life?
While I was drumming for Utah's drum corps, one instructor would always say, "Don't make the same mistake twice." I try to apply that saying to everyday life. I know I'm going to make mistakes, but if I never make the same one twice, I'll probably be a pretty good... read more
01/22/2021 - Tell our readers the meaning of your name, Ziwei, and the significance it holds for you.
Ziwei has three meanings in my language: 1) a purple flower, 2) north star, 3) symbol of royalty. I only go with the first meaning because a plant is persistent and strenuous.
You emigrated from China to the United States... read more
12/04/2020 - What do you miss the most about your native El Paso?
I miss a lot of things about El Paso —the food, culture, art, music venues, family, and friends. I could go on and on about things I miss. The places and activities in El Paso that I have in mind are far too many and far too special to be able to do them... read more