18 Questions with a Huskie: Niayu Shih

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Naiyu on spring break in Pensacola, Fla.


Year: Junior
Major: Accounting
From: Taiwan

Q: Are you reading anything good right now?
A:  A tax book – it’s helpful for my future!

Q: What’s the last song you listened to?
A: “Locked Away” by Maroon Five

Q: What’s your favorite spot to study on campus?
A: Barsema Hall

Q: What is the most interesting place you’ve traveled?
A:  Yosemite National Park, Calif.

Q: If you could be any fictional character, who would you be and why?
A: Hermione. She is my model. She knows what she wants and she pursues it and she doesn’t care what other people thing. She follows herself. She is also a caring person.

Q: What are three things you could not live without?
A: Family, love, food

Q: What word or phrase do you most overuse?
A: For real

Q: What makes you laugh?
A: Silly people

Q: Who do you admire?
A: My grandfather: He worked his ass off and sent his children to America.

Q.  On the weekends you like to….
A: Go to gym; watch “Orange is the New Black

Q: What is your biggest pet peeve?
A: People who are demanding without getting their own stuff done

Q: What quality do you most admire in a classmate?
A: People who get involved in class, speak up and ask reasonable questions

Q: What quality do you most admire in a professor?
A: Being patient, and knowing how to teach

Q: What is the biggest lesson you’ve learned at NIU?
A: Do not rely on others

Q: What was some advice a person gave you when you were young that you still hold onto today?
A: Be a nice person and care about others. Put yourself in others shoes.

Q: What is your favorite advice to share with first-year students?
A:  Try to get involved and do different things. And find what you are passionate about and go for it.

Q: What do you want to do after NIU?
A: Work in public accounting

Q: Where’s your favorite place to eat on campus or off?
A: Gilbert Hall


Written by Huskie Tales