The Howler

A young woman and man, both underrepresented in science, contribute new perspectives to the field.

No scientist left behind: the diversity problem

Sage Cooley, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 7, 2021

Science advances the most when the “best and brightest” individuals come together. In an effort to recruit such people, we set rigorous standards for entering higher education and the workforce. What...

ALEXANDRA VAN DORSTEN

ALEXANDRA VAN DORSTEN, Science Department

October 16, 2020

Q:  What do you teach here at Wakefield High School? A:  Right now, I'm teaching biology, honors biology and honors marine ecology, but I've also taught physical science. Q:  What made you decide...

The Science Olympiad team gathers for a photo before their competition

Science Olympiad strikes a win at competition

Sienna Stock, News Editor March 11, 2020

Science Olympiad is an organization that promotes 8,000 teams across the US and holds 450 tournaments annually. Wakefield brought home 13 medals with the outcome of its most recent competition. Wakefield’s...

Stacked reading materials share information all about recent space exploration.

NASA hosts naming contest for Mars 2020 rover

Sage Cooley, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2019
“Finding definitive proof of past microbial life would change how people view Earth, Mars and the universe,” Williams said. “People [may] reflect on how they view humanity, life and more.” 
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