Staff Writer Profiles: Leia Rubenstein

By: Bina Davidson on behalf of Features Staff  |  April 30, 2021
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By Bina Davidson on behalf Features Staff

Each month, the YU Observer aims to highlight some of the YU undergraduate students who have written articles for us over the course of the semester. For the April edition, the YU Observer is highlighting Leia Rubenstein.

Name: Leia Rubinstein

College: SCW

Major: Biochemistry

Year: Sophomore

Where are you for the COVID-19 pandemic? With Whom?: I am living in the Stern dorms with my two roommates.

Currently reading: The Vanishing Half

Currently watching: Schitt’s Creek

Currently listening to: Acapella!

Favorite way to social distance with friends: Getting iced coffees together.

Any cool things you’ve done/hobbies you’ve picked up over the COVID-19 pandemic?: I’ve been taking lots of walks. 

What do you miss most about your pre-COVID-19 life?: Hanging out with friends in a normal way!

What is your favorite thing about YU?: I love that there are so many ways to get involved outside of classes. 

What’s a quote/thought/or piece of advice you have for your fellow students?: My advice is to take advantage of everything YU has to offer and not to let college pass you by!

See some of Leia’s past articles here:
https://yuobserver.org/2021/03/jscreen-genetic-testing-just-got-easy/
https://yuobserver.org/2021/02/the-role-of-dippin-dots-in-covid-relief/ 

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