Nullifying Nature with CRISPR Changes? A Review of Science Documentary ‘Human Nature’

by Rena Lenchitz ('23) Since the film’s release alone, we have been absorbed in a whirlwind of scientific and medical achievements. Scientists are tirelessly working to develop technology that continues to provide us with advancements and adaptations like never before. Adam Bolt’s documentary, Human Nature, reminds us that as humans, we have been genetically modifying … Continue reading Nullifying Nature with CRISPR Changes? A Review of Science Documentary ‘Human Nature’

The Next Stop on the Road to Equality: A Review of Fruitvale Station

by Rena Lenchitz ('23) Oscar Grant. Samuel Dubose. Eric Garner. Trayvon Martin. Breonna Taylor. Their names, and countless others, are etched in American history as lives cut short at the hands of gross abuses of power. All the heart-wrenching hurt felt over these tragic losses cannot be fully duplicated by the efforts of cinema. However, … Continue reading The Next Stop on the Road to Equality: A Review of Fruitvale Station

Don’t Diss My Ability: A Review of Rising Phoenix

by Rena Lenchitz ('23) I want you to imagine a typical day either at school or work. In the winter months, you slip your arms and legs into jeans and jackets with ease. You then load your shoulders with a backpack filled with daily necessities and get ready to either walk or drive to your … Continue reading Don’t Diss My Ability: A Review of Rising Phoenix

The Deafening Sound of Silence: A Review of ‘Sound of Metal’

by Rena Lenchitz ('23) In a world bombarded with endless white noise and the pestering sounds of everyday life, seldom do we get a moment to fully acknowledge all that our ears provide for us. These fixtures are conduits of sound, balance, and most importantly, life in general. Most of us today would find a … Continue reading The Deafening Sound of Silence: A Review of ‘Sound of Metal’

a duty of care (voting as an investment in the future)

by Catherine Xu ('22) We will inherit this earth The trees that whisper in the wind And the blazing destruction of wildfires The laughing mercurial sky Sunny days and snowy nights And all of the rage of hurricanes The anguish of tornadoes We will inherit it all ~ The ground beneath our feet Is not … Continue reading a duty of care (voting as an investment in the future)