WR: October 24 – October 30

Raising the Stakes When all is going well one tends to slack off. However, one should keep his wits sharp as slacking off is never good in the long run. That’s why one should always try to put in his utmost effort in every activity he participates in, ranging from homework to extracurricular activities. There…

WR: October 17 – October 23

Laying Down the Load Before I was even admitted; no, before I even applied for ISM, I heard that it was a strenuous class. Almost every week I would see students in ISM wearing suits, carrying padfolios, and practicing speeches. Well, it’s been over six weeks since I became a senior and an ISM student…

Research Assessment #5

“Orthopedic surgery saves more lifestyles than lives.” I was once told these words by Dr. Karl Rathjen. The purpose of orthopedic surgery is to help people return to their lives. Therefore, if one method of surgery is more detrimental than beneficial to the patient, the newer method of surgery should be implemented. In this article,…

Research Assessment #4

While a surgeon has the knowledge and skills to perform many intricate maneuvers, they also need specific tools that allow them to perform that procedure. If there is a defect in that tool, it can cause major problems both for the surgery team and for the patient. However, the problem may not lay in the…

WR: October 11 – October 16

Gratitude Attitude It's the middle of October, and Halloween is getting ever closer. While people may be in the festive mood, one should never forget to give thanks for being able to celebrate. While it may not be Thanksgiving, every day there are people, places, and things to be grateful for. As for me, this…

WR: October 3 – October 11

Unexpected Opportunities This week was probably  the most intense week thus far, and will probably be one of the most fun times I will ever have in the school year. As the days and weeks crawl on, business symposium gets ever closer and more ISM students get research interviews with professionals in their respective fields.…

WR: September 26 – October 2

The First Encounter “His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy” - Eminem. It’s like a bomb filled with nervousness that has to be diffused properly otherwise everything will go wrong. There’s no other way to describe that experience; the experience of sending the first email or phone call to the first professional. The more…