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Catalyzing innovation: academic scientists share secrets to success

Laura Schmidt-Hong April 6, 2018

JoAnne Stubbe’s interest in biochemistry first emerged in 1968, when she began studying biological enzymes as a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley. Although skeptical of the field’s...

Opinion: Reject unhealthy emphases on school, workplace productivity

Opinion: Reject unhealthy emphases on school, workplace productivity

Laura Schmidt-Hong January 24, 2018

(Graphic by Joelle Sugianto) Twice every week, I watch videos posted by one of a sea of so-called “study YouTubers,” gurus with uber-neat handwriting; uber-list-loving organization; and, ultimately,...

Business program provides opportunities to develop financial knowledge, skills

Business program provides opportunities to develop financial knowledge, skills

Laura Schmidt-Hong December 8, 2017

Amidst the chaos of applying to colleges and considering their career plans, many high schoolers struggle to determine where their interests lie. In college, even, about 80 percent of students change their...

Students wear bald caps for 'Be Bold, Be Bald' fundraiser

Students wear bald caps for 'Be Bold, Be Bald' fundraiser

Laura Schmidt-Hong November 1, 2017

As part of the national Be Bold, Be Bald campaign Friday, Oct. 20, students at North showed their support for cancer patients by wearing bald caps and raising money for cancer charities. Be Bold, Be Bald...

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