Hooked on hookah

By Allegra Tepper Giselle* ’11 sits with her sister and mother at the dinner table.  Outside the window to her sister’s apartment are the crowded streets of a Middle Eastern city, where, according to Giselle, hookahs are an inescapable fixture.  Her mother passes her the hose and she takes another puff; it’s customary to gather […]

Internships at UCLA, Cedars-Sinai

By Rebecca Nussbaum This summer, at least 22 students interned in labs at the University of California, Los Angeles or Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The students had a variety of jobs, such as researching diseases, studying low temperature physics, and working with DNA. Kristen London ’10 and Claresta Joe-Wong ’10 spent their summer in a UCLA […]