Charles Blyzniuk is back on the scene after finally getting back from North Korea (something about being stuck in customs or some excuse like that). Now he’s ready to impart some wisdom after being able to sit down for a candid interview with a top-ranking North Korean general.
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In this installment of Savage on Science, Tamara takes a look at the Liu lab in Pomona’s Chemistry department. In Dr. Liu’s lab, they examine the role regulatory RNA has to play in transcriptional and translational processes and how this knowledge can be used to fight pathogens and detect pollutants in water.
Charles Blyzniuk gives us the insider secret into getting some of the best awards in investment banking and finance: royally screw things up.
Sebastian Aguiar discusses his frustrations with the shortcomings of discussion based classes at the Claremont Colleges and what can be done to avoid them.
Port Side writer Charles Blyzniuk was lucky enough to get a spot at the State of the Union and get the insider scoop on some celebrities’ reactions to the speech at the after party.
Technology has granted invasive new eyes and ears to government agencies, spurning the right to privacy. Felicitously, the individual has also been empowered with two new tools to check the corporate state: hacktivism and leaks.
Editor emeritus Sam Kahr reports from Siberia where he discusses the differences between Russian and American culture he has noticed so far.
We tend to think of climate change as something that affects the Earth’s land and atmosphere, but it has just as distinct of an effect on the oceans. Tamara Savage explains how Professor Branwen Williams’ lab extracts climate data from corals.
Sebastian Aguiar discusses how the lexicon of academe serves to obscure meaning instead of constructing concrete ideas. The answer? Be precise.
Barack is back! What does he and Washington have in store for America, other than Beyoncé?
The research of Dr. Tang from Keck Science Department uses interesting molecular genetic methods to study the efficacy of anti-cancer drugs. Her lab also studies the biological effects of molecules commonly found in plastics.
The state is that entity which claims a legitimate monopoly on the use of violence in a given territory, and the United States is no different. State violence is proffered as a solution to the consequences of past state intervention. And voting just results in the preservation of the statist quo.