Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

By Stephanie Lam Sophomore, Biology Major Remember the general education requirement course titled “What is the Good Life?” for the class of 2016? I mean, how could anyone forget? One of our gateway readings was an interview and excerpt from Rebecca Skloot’s book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  Needless to say, I remember falling asleep… Continue reading Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Movie Review: Prisoners

By Hannah Gamache Junior, English Major When Keller Dover’s (Hugh Jackman) six-year-old daughter and her friend go missing after Thanksgiving dinner, the disappearance of the girls is investigated by Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal). After the prime suspect is released from jail, Dover decides to take matters into his own hands in Prisoners. Prisoners is a… Continue reading Movie Review: Prisoners

The New Care Packages: Subscription Boxes

By Sama Ilyas Junior, Biology major  A month ago, I discovered the vast world of subscription boxes. Subscription boxes are what I think of as college care packages… but to yourself! Basically, you sign up for a membership, and each month, a box is mailed to you full of goodies. Each box company usually has… Continue reading The New Care Packages: Subscription Boxes