Month: February 2018

Designer Babies by CRISPR

CRISPR gene editing is an example of a technology that can be found in a futuristic novel of the previous decades.  CRISPR, or Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats,  is a technology being improved by geneticists every day that already has the potential to correct some forms of […]

NBA All-star Game

John Albinson Chief Sports Editor Over this past weekend, the NBA achieved something it had failed to accomplish in decades: hold a competitive All-Star Game.  For years, the contest—though, true to its word, filled with the league’s best and brightest players—was devoid of drama, defense, and relevance.  The […]

The Olympics’ Importance

Anamika Dutta ‘20 Chief Culture Editor The 2018 Winter Olympics kicked off on February 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. In the typical grand spectacle that is the Opening Ceremony, Pyeongchang delivered fireworks, drones that morphed into the famous Olympic rings, complex choreography, and an overall theme of peace, […]