The Script

“Being Mortal” Review: A Critical, Existential, and Thought-Provoking Read

Atul Gawande

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

Current coverage of healthcare focuses on insurance and longevity, while ignoring what may affect the patient the most most: mental health. “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End,” a book by Atul Gawande, effectively argues that the further medicine advances, the further it strays from its ...

Reflecting on My First Thanksgiving: A Thankful Cupful

Experiencing my first Thanksgiving with the help of an American staple -- a Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Natasha Tj, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017

While some of my friends bought plane tickets for thanksgiving or drove home to gather with their loved ones and feast on savory meals and conversations, being an International student, I had zero plans.  I waited for invitations to my friends’ Thanksgiving dinner or considered roasting my own turk...

Better This Way: How Campus Involvement Revived My Passion for Academics

Better This Way: How Campus Involvement Revived My Passion for Academics

Ronnie Miller, Senior Editor

April 16, 2017

“Okay. If I have class from 10:00-11:50 and then again from 2:00-3:50, that means if it takes me 20 minutes to get home and 20 minutes to drive back, I’ll have an hour and a half to go home and watch a few episodes of 30 Rock.” “Man, that Marine Biology class looks really interesting, but ...

My Story: A UC Personal Statement

My Story: A UC Personal Statement

Foothill Student

April 14, 2017

Early on in my life, my confused, panicked father calmed me down by telling me the story of the East Asian Financial Crisis that broke in September 1997. I was three weeks old, and he was trying to change my diaper. My political indoctrination began early. Since then, I existed largely independent f...

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