Will Cultured Meat Soon Be a Part of Our Culture?

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?

FPPN: The club that changed my life

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

Changing the Climate Through the Marketplace

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

Crash Course: Natural Disasters

A geographical overview of disaster-prone California By Charlotte Chui Located next to the Pacific Ocean and nestled on top of thousands of known fault lines, California has a reputation as one of the most disaster-prone states. The state is the breeding ground for various natural disasters, ranging from raging floods to damaging wildfires. With this … Continue reading Crash Course: Natural Disasters