Category: Student Organizations

The Annual PIP Auction

This past Thursday, the Public Interest Project (PIP) hosted its annual gala and auction. I didn’t make it to the event during my 1L year, but after hearing rave reviews, I made sure to get to the student union ballroom this year to see what it was all about. Over the course of the last […]

Power of the Law

Over the last 48 hours, since President Trump’s travel ban went into effect across America, I have personally been in a constant state of anger and disbelief. No matter your views on the executive orders effecting hundreds of thousands travelling internationally over this weekend, one undeniable fact remains – lawyers must play a critical role […]

Showing Up For Public Interest

November 8th was a late night. Across the United States, all eyes were glued to the electoral map. The entire world held its breath, then the unthinkable happened—Donald Trump reached 270. Before November 9th I had never witnessed a collective stupor of this magnitude, and quietly wondered whether a zombie apocalypse would look much the […]

There go the Follies!

There are many pieces of advice you can plan on getting as you enter law school. One you may hear more often than others is that you should focus all of your energies during your 1L year on academics. Do not worry about or waste your time on anything else—your 1L grades are the most […]

LALSA/BLSA Firm Visit Series

As second semester heats up, so does another semester of programming for the Latin American Law Student Association (LALSA). As one of LALSA’s Co-Presidents, I have been busily preparing our firm visit series which LALSA coordinates alongside the Black Law Students Association (BLSA). As a 1L, I benefitted greatly from LALSA’s Firm Visit Series and […]