A student creates the letters L and V in front of a sunset and city skyline.

Rebels Make It Happen

UNLV students share their stories on stepping up, breaking out, and making their it happen.

In This Series

Blanca Pena (left) talks at a table with another student.
People | June 29, 2021
Don't compare this criminal justice major — or yourself — to anyone else!
A student smiles against a colorful pink background
People | June 30, 2021
Theatre and hospitality major Darian Fluker shares the value of getting an education in our iconic city.
Hoffman Madzou smiles in a group of students.
People | June 30, 2021
UNLV is full of amazing opportunities! Join a group.
Harmony at the top of Hospitality Hall overlooking the Las Vegas skyline.
People | July 1, 2021
Marketing major and thrift shopping enthusiast finds the perfect place to meet new people from other cultures and backgrounds.
Wyeth smiles candidly on campus.
People | July 1, 2021
Future radiologist feels at home at UNLV and in Las Vegas.
Makayla Franklin
People | July 1, 2021
The atmosphere at UNLV is something no one can replicate. Get to know Makayla.
Haley Pflum
People | July 1, 2021
UNLV creates citizens who are well adapted to succeed. Get to know Haley Pflum.
Joey Cruz 
People | July 10, 2021
Coming to UNLV from Hagatña, Guam opened up new doors for communication studies major Joey Cruz to discover jobs, internships, service opportunities, and more.
Simon in front of a row of books
Campus News | July 13, 2021
First-generation student Simon Lamsal traveled from Kathmandu, Nepal, to find his home as a UNLV student leader.
Kyle Catarata holding a folder
Campus News | July 15, 2021
Junior Kyle Catarata looks to create new opportunities for aspiring law students.
Lexie Ignacio
Campus News | July 15, 2021
First-generation entertainment engineering and design major embraces the Las Vegas experience.
A student poses in a boxing ring with "UNLV" letters drawn on the wall behind him.
Campus News | July 16, 2021
Enrique Nieto and a team of students are setting out to improve the health of the Las Vegas community.