Hunter College’s Pre-Dental Society

Hello, My name is Bobby Alonzo and I am a currently serving on Hunter College's Pre-Dental Executive Board as the "Director of shadowing and assisting."  My job is to find shadowing opportunities for all Pre-Dental students so they can be competitive upon applying to Dental school.  If you are interested in Dentistry and would like …

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The Cultured and Guilt-Free Reason To Stop Studying

Halt the irksome studying of the sciences for a weekend of culture. Begin in Africa (no, not by actually going there) with Mother of George a film with a Nigerian culture motif where a woman struggles to conceive a child, and with mounting pressure from her oppressive mother-in-law, she must take drastic measures to save her …

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From Mind-Numbing, To Mind Fondling

You and your friends are not captivating individuals, kindling thought with every utterance and when alone you’re not blissfully escaping in the depth of your vast inner life. Why? Because your daily conversations penetrate the vapid concerns of reality shows or some inane gossip (deep insight can be gained from the humdrum, however its rare). …

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Are You Sure You Want To Be A Doctor?

Before Dr. Sandeep Jauhar became a cardiologist with a thriving practice he was a dithering also-ran physicist before the age of twenty-five. Intern: A Doctor's Initiation is Dr. Jauhar’s absorbing experience for a more humane career. Many pre-med students have heard the brutal and languishing tales of residency. Intern presents Dr. Jauhar’s anecdotes of botching the …

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The New Dawn In Health Care Rising

The Affordable Care Act and insurance exchanges starts October 1. Still confused about how it will work? Is it still a law, considering the Republicans forty-plus zealously repeal attempts? According to a USA Today/Pew poll, a paltry 25% of Americans said they have a “very good understanding of the law”. Key Points on The Affordable …

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Bioinformatics: The tapestry of Biology, Computer Science, and Math

How can genetic researchers store the genetic code of various organisms more efficiently, while defending their budgets? How can we, more importantly, interpret genetic data more pragmatically and more accurately, very possibly fully cracking the secrets of nature and it's genes? Enter stage-right, Bioinformatics. Genetics is the breath of life behind all living creatures, but …

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Your Belly: A Microbiome Nirvana of Gut Bugs

A young man applies a nauseating amount of cologne before his blind date, he arrives to the restaurant and then he sees her and thinks… “She’s a SUPER HOT - Microbe!” The young would be paramour isn’t under the influence of narcotics rather he’s accurate in his description because according to this article Microbiome: How …

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