By Becca DeGregorio, Science Tuesday Editor @beccadeeeee While the rest of us bathed in the sun, did the tourism thing and dabbled in internship culture this summer, two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut waited out their final months of work approximately 220 miles above the Earth’s surface. After six months aboard the International Space Station, Steve […]

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By Becca DeGregorio, Science Tuesday Editor @beccadeeeee For us millennials, the only thing more frustrating than dealing with technology is our parents’ collective assumption that we are all in constant danger when we use it. Personally, a combination of daily iPhone updates and high school sermons on Internet safety has been enough to deter me […]

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By Katie Lewis, Staff Writer Since the dawn of real-life science fiction, stem cell researchers have been working to reprogram specialized adult cells back into pluripotent cells, which are capable of developing into any cell or tissue type. Combined, these two transformations have huge medical implications, but the processes are still imperfect to this day. […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer@sanahfaroke When I took my core classes at the beginning of my college career, I pulled all nighters studying for my exams for days at a time. I made immense study guides, until my TA told me that my 32-page guide was equivalent to a grad student’s. My memorization isn’t the […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer@sanahfaroke The first job I applied to was for a temp position at a Barnes and Noble bookstore in my hometown. I was terrified about the interview process and I tend to scare myself by doubting my qualifications, but once I got in there, I was hired on the spot.  I […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke Sometimes, all we need is a little sun in our lives. There’s something about the warmth caressing your face and the light that makes everything seem clearer. After a long winter it’s something we start to crave in New England and as summer approaches most people have gotten a head start […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke April Fools’ is the day where we all have to be on a constant look-out for the liars, the cheats and the tricksters (and apparently I speak like a 90-year-old woman). Sometimes I forget that naivety can be a little like being foolish. In a previous post, I mentioned […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke Spring has finally revealed itself to Boston (well sort of). I can only think of all the fun things I’ll do once it really becomes warm out. I’ll wear flip-flops and I’ll hide under beach umbrellas, and the pool will become my second home. As a kid, I thought […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke Typically for spring break, I go home. Don’t get me wrong, it’s actually amazing. I get to see my family and my friends and drive my own car and not deal with schoolwork and oh, did I tell you I’m from Miami? Basically, I live where everyone vacations. There’s […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke I’m addicted to coffee. The first time I had a drop of coffee, I think the world literally stopped for a split second. It was earth shattering. Now, when I wake up, I can’t live without coffee. And I’m not alone, it is a $30 billion industry after all. […]

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