Sophomore burns hand in chem lab

By Michael Rothberg   On his first day in chemistry class, Anthony Thompson ’13 burned his hand after volunteering for a combustion demonstration. The experiment involved pouring methanol into a water bottle and then dropping a match in, creating an explosive reaction that releases a flame upward. When Thompson first attempted this, the match blew […]

Friending faculty

  By Daniel Rothberg Last year, science teacher Stephanie Quan was pestered by several girls in her chemistry class to friend them on her personal Facebook account. Though Quan told the girls that she was not going to add students to her Facebook network, their nagging did not subside. “We wanted to be friends with […]