I have never seen my father so worried. “Just a vacation,” he says. But we have never been able to afford a vacation out of the planet. Across the hall, I notice kids who I have never seen outside of a screen before. Lea is taller than I thought. She’s been in my class for … Continue reading Yellow Skies and Neverending Vacations
Birth was a painful affair protracted by the strange sensation of having already experienced it. He/She/It/They/Them stood as they had millions of times before, his body taking to the cold marble with a kind of purpose she had never before felt. It cruised through hallways, a silent stalker searching for that which their minds had … Continue reading Kintsugi
An investigation into the physics behind figure skating and sports safety. By Aishwarya Manoj The year is 2018, and Olympic figure skater Nathan Chen has just set an Olympic record by completing five quadruple jumps at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Skating fans are thrilled by the recent developments in the sport, but many begin to … Continue reading Physics, Figure Skating, and Sports Injuries
Tick. Tick. Tick. Emily glanced down at her watch. Then, she looked down at her feet at the tattered letter that came with it and quickly peered around her front yard to make sure that no one was watching. She was safely concealed from view by the densely packed bushes and the fence she was … Continue reading One Afternoon
A scientist creates the first artificial creature, a feat once impossible, but leads to the connection between the forces of nature… and chaos. “I’ve bloody done it.” I’ve done it. I’ve really done it. In the sparkling white lab with marbled floors, filled with cutting-edge technology and not a speck of dust in the air, … Continue reading Homunculus
An in-depth neuroscience look into why taking notes on paper is better for students. By Shreya Mantripragada With the rise of remote and online learning, numerous students now rely on digital devices to take notes and retain information. This, however, is detrimental to the learning process as taking notes on digital devices, unlike the paper-pen … Continue reading The Pen is Mightier than the Keyboard
Looking deeper at how tests work and whether they’re beneficial in assessing what a student does or does not know As you sit down and receive a blank test, you feel confident in your ability to do well. After all, the hours of reviewing you did last night would have to ensure that you get … Continue reading Testing Might Not be The Best Method
Exploring the pros and cons behind psychiatric treatments in addition to the development of the wirelessly charged brain implant to treat the same.