MED '23

Ha Le, a student in the UUSOM Class of 2023, was born and raised in SLC, the daughter of Vietnamese immigrants. She has a B.A. in biomedical engineering with a minor in Film & Visual Studies. When she isn't writing or making art, she is procrastinating from her studies with Netflix, Twitter, the latest coffee hack, or a good book.

Rubor Participation:
2021 Mixed media illustration, Roses and Baobabs
2021 Poem, "Conflicted"
2021 Spring Edition Review Staff

Xian Mao grew up in Salt Lake City but always gets nostalgic for Beijing when it rains. At college, they found their poetic voice via spoken word, where they learned to challenge systems of oppression through authentic writing. They are a current medical student at Johns Hopkins University, and in their free time enjoy writing, playing video games, and knitting.

Rubor Participation:
2020 Mixed media illustration, "Roses and Baobabs"