Off Balance

Off Balance

Paging through the curriculum guide the spring before freshman year, Diego Ayala ‘18 was disappointed with what he found. Ayala, who said he prefers the social sciences, couldn’t sign up for honors classes in his favorite field. He initially signed up for Geometry Honors and Biology Honors, but regular courses in both history and English. […]

Fixing our STEM Curriculum to Inspire Curiosity

Fixing our STEM Curriculum to Inspire Curiosity

She was a fourth grader I met at an after-school science workshop, a ten-year-old, and she was better at physics than me, a junior in AP Physics. In a matter of minutes, the most advanced model bridge from the back of the instructions pamphlet of The Real Model Bridge Building Kit was merely amateur practice […]

La Femme speaker discusses women in STEM

La Femme speaker discusses women in STEM

Stem cell researcher Dr. Victoria Fox was set to speak to members of La Femme about her experiences as a woman in science and the importance of stem cell work Jan. 9, as of press time. Fox is the CEO of PluriCORE, which provides consultants for researchers who are hoping to incorporate stem cells in […]

Project Girl to Girls holds first workshop

Project Girl to Girl had their first workshop at the elementary school Carpenter Community Charter School on Nov. 17. The club aims to decrease the gender imbalance in STEM fields. The Chronicle Assistant Features Editors Josie Abugov ’18 and Nicole Kim ’18 started Project Girl to Girl at school last year. The club holds workshops […]