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
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
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
A breakdown of NASA’s Artemis plan and the components involved, as well as input as to how students can get involved.
In December 2020, Singapore approved lab-grown chicken for sale. New developments like these raise the question of whether cultured meat, like the kind approved, is beneficial not only to humans, but the environment as a whole. Background According to the Guardian, lab-grown chicken is more attainable than any other meat because avian stem cells have … Continue reading Will Cultured Meat Soon Be a Part of Our Culture?
Exploring how a lack of Vitamin D intake can lead to a decline in mental health. As winter approaches, and the amount of sunlight taken in by individuals decreases, another issue starts to arise. Most people rely on sunlight for their main source of Vitamin D, so lack of this sunlight can make individuals prone … Continue reading The Impact of Vitamin D Deficiency
In a world where population control is a strictly-monitored necessity, citizens are required to induce their own death prior to the age of 70. He was running out of time. In less than 2 months, he would reach the age of 70. He knew that his package would arrive within the next few days. He … Continue reading 65
Following 3-year FPPN member Anika Somasundaran through her self-realization journey of finding her lifelong career. “[During my] freshman year, there was a guest speaker panel with researchers and doctors from Stanford,” junior Anika Somasundaran said. “I [was] a bit iffy before that [day] as to what [specific] career I wanted in the [medical field], but … Continue reading FPPN: The club that changed my life
Bill has had a small chip in his brain for as long as he can remember. Her name is Jeanette, his friend, his only friend. The only person he has ever needed. Her presence is his constant. She is a part of him, to an extent that even he doesn’t understand. By Arnav Rathee The … Continue reading Thank You, Jeanette
Identifying the truths and misconceptions behind the usage of consumerism to combat climate change Uncontrollable wildfires rage across the state of California. Storms, heat waves, and droughts increase in both frequency and intensity, wreaking havoc across the nation. One study predicts a 23% fall in average global income by the turn of the century. All … Continue reading Changing the Climate Through the Marketplace