Stem cell executive discusses latest regenerative medicine technology

California Institute of Regenerative Medicine chair, Jonathan Thomas, (Lizzy ’14, John ’16, Matt ’17) spoke about stem cell research and regenerative medicine May 23 during third and fourth periods in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Thomas gave a history of important advances in medicine and medical technology, starting with the development of the polio vaccine in 1955, […]

Track and Chronicle, my high school loves

I’ve had two loves all throughout high school. Okay, whatever, right? But I’ve been with both of them, at the same time. DUN DUN DUN. It wasn’t what it sounds like. They both knew of the other, and agreed to share, albeit begrudgingly, at times. But now, faced with the inevitable impending end to both […]

Disney appoints alumnus president

ABC News President Ben Sherwood ’81 will be the next president of Disney/ABC Television Group and co-chairman of Disney Media Networks, the company announced last month. Sherwood will replace Ann Sweeney, whose decision to step down effective next January was met with widespread surprise when reported last month. Sweeney had picked Sherwood for the ABC […]

Tech Council to maintain all school apps

A tech council aiming to maintain current campus-focused apps, create new apps for the use of the student body and design digital posters to be displayed on the TVs in the library and lounge for clubs on campus launched this month. Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church and computer science teacher Jason Fieldman ’98 launched […]

Seniors can opt for enrichment learning

Seniors will have more opportunities to pursue transitional and enrichment-type learning in coming weeks than in previous years, Head of Student Affairs Jordan Church said. The administration will offer more ways for seniors to occupy their time after AP exams have been completed, including sitting in on classes they would like to sample for a […]

Alumna joins cast of DWTS

Former teen sitcom star and author of a series of New York Times bestselling math books Danica McKellar ’93 is competing against opponents that include two gold medal Olympians, one Real Housewife and Drew Carey on “Dancing with the Stars.” As a cast member, McKellar joins the likes of, among others, freshly minted Sochi gold […]

Casting director calls back 8 seniors for science commercial

Eight seniors received callbacks for a commercial after a casting director contacted the school looking for “real science kids,” Director of Student Affairs Church said. Patrick Angelo ’14, Donhem Brown ’14, Mac Colquhoun ’14,  Andrew Friedman ’14, Henry Jiang ’14, Irene Kao ’14,  Divya Siddarth ’14, Megha Srivastava ’14 and Kevin Zhang ’14 were called […]

Collins ’97 attends State of the Union

Jason Collins ’97 attended the State of the Union Address as a guest of first lady Michelle Obama Jan. 28. The first lady has, in recent years, invited guests relevant to policy issues emphasized in the annual speech. Collins, who last year became the first active male athlete in a major American sport to come […]

Don’t support a harmful industry for personal entertainment

One of the things that makes the Hunger Games not just palatable but wildly successful is the just large enough difference between the world of Katniss and the one we inhabit. The government is far worse: Congress might not be able to pass a law, but Barack Obama is no President Snow. The names are […]

Collins '97 attends State of the Union at invitation of first lady

Jason Collins ’97 attended Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address as a guest of first lady Michelle Obama. The first lady has in recent years invited guests relevant to policy issues emphasized in the annual speech. Collins, who last year became the first active male athlete in a major American sport to come out […]

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