Heterotroph: A Food Column

By Marina Campoy-LoVasco (’23) I look forward to a lot during the holiday break: sleep, seeing family, hanging out with friends, and the FOOD! A nice homemade meal with the family makes all the stress from midterms vanish. It’s a tradition in my family to go to my aunt’s house on Christmas Eve to eat lasagna. I usually opt for the vegetarian lasagna (there’s vegetarian, … Continue reading Heterotroph: A Food Column

404 Error – Page Not Found

By Marina Campoy-LoVasco (‘23) Human error. Human error causes uncertainty. Did I forget to turn off the stove? Or the sink? Is the sink slowly filling with water? Now it’s dripping onto the floor of the bathroom. It’s making its way beneath the crack of the door into the hallway. It gushes down the stairs. Soon my house is filled with water. My goldfish is … Continue reading 404 Error – Page Not Found

Mentally on Mars

By Marina Campoy-LoVasco (‘23) The Earth spans a surface area of 196.9 million mi². Its highest point of elevation is 29,029 ft above sea level at the tip of Mount Everest. Over 4000 people have reached this point successfully, while around 295 people lost their lives in the process. The deepest known point on Earth’s surface is the Challenger Deep somewhere near 35,814 feet below … Continue reading Mentally on Mars

There is Someone, Somewhere, Doing Something

By Marina Campoy-LoVasco 2023 They always say that there is someone, somewhere, doing something in the world. When I was little, I would say that someone, somewhere, was talking to a mermaid. When I was little, I thought mermaids were real. Now I am not so sure, but really, who is to say they are not? I mean, aliens surely exist somewhere out there in … Continue reading There is Someone, Somewhere, Doing Something