Zoonotic Diseases and How a Bat Causes a Global Pandemic

In the wake of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, many questions about disease, sanitation, and vaccinations have emerged. A popular one out of the many is ‘how did bats cause the coronavirus?’ and the answer is that SARS-CoV-2 is a zoonotic disease that was transmitted to humans from bats. What is a zoonotic disease? A zoonotic diseaseContinue reading “Zoonotic Diseases and How a Bat Causes a Global Pandemic”

OP-ED: Does Eliminating Standardized Testing Help First-Generation and Low-Income Students?

Recently, the entire University of California announced that it would be going test-optional. It has been a long held belief that standardized testing puts low-income students and students from underserved communities at a disadvantage in the college admissions process. Yet, how can we begin to level a playing field that has been irrevocably damaged from the start?

A Freshman Guide to Haverford College

My first year at Haverford College ended today along with the last exam of my two-week-long finals period. While I know that the incoming class of 2024 will have a drastically different experience from those in my class year, I think some things will stay the same

Bored in Quarantine? : Here are 15 Amazing Pre-Med Podcasts to Listen To

Podcasts are a great way to get information, especially for those of us that are auditory learners! Here are a few amazing podcasts that are geared towards pre-med and medical students and cover a variety of pertinent topics including GPA, MCAT, the application process and more. In no particular order here are some recommendations:

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