https://vimeo.com/711467282 On May 13, 2022, the Pacific Islander Affinity Group hosted the first ever SHP Luau in honor of AAPI Heritage Month! Enjoy some of the highlights, from colorful dancing to the opinions of your fellow students. Also, don't forget the roast pig!
By Riley Minkowski '22 You might have recently heard about the library’s RSCJ Archives project. This project’s goal is to digitize the entirety of the school archive room, making photos, letters, and other artifacts of SHP and RSCJ history permanently and publicly accessible online. The project was started in order to line up with the upcoming 125th anniversary of the Prep, which will be in 2023, and it’s just getting started. A photo of the Menlo Park landscape as seen from the second floor of the Main Building, taken sometime in the late 1800s or early 1900s. The archives are…
love is misunderstood. she is plastered with chocolate kisses and driven with no bound. her heart searches for a promise beyond what life has offered her. who told her that love was strictly betrothed to the birds and the bees? that it did not exist in the self and in friendship? love is a butterfly. love notices the flaws within herself, extends her wings and soothes them. she welcomes the pleasure and pain. love is co-passion, love is forgiving, love is imperfect, and love never wants to see us suffer. love sits in us all, waiting for us to ACT…
https://vimeo.com/708773918 Dr. Rothschild is a senior research scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, Research and Technology Lead for NASA Headquarters Space Technology Mission Directorate, and Adjunct Professor at Brown University and UC Santa Cruz. Her research interests revolve around astrobiology and the origin of life on Earth. In her presentation, she expounds upon extremophiles, habitability of moons and exoplanets, and the search for extraterrestrial life.
https://vimeo.com/708772473 Mr. Diamond is the President and CEO of the SETI Institute, a non-profit astrophysics and astrobiology research and education organization which focuses on the origin and nature of life in the universe and the evolution of intelligence. Prior to joining SETI, Mr. Diamond held various executive management positions in applied technologies, most recently at the optical networking company Oclaro, Inc. During this presentation, Mr. Diamond discusses SETI's current search for extraterrestrial life and why it matters.
https://vimeo.com/708773487 Dr. Tanaka is a professor of particle physics and astrophysics at the Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC) National Accelerator Laboratory. His research primarily focuses on neutrinos and antineutrinos, which has recently led him to collaborate on the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) between the Sanford Underground Research Laboratory in Lead, South Dakota, and the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois. In his lecture, he talks about the properties of neutrinos and his work at DUNE.
https://vimeo.com/708773230 Dr. Cenko is an astrophysicist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland and Georgetown University. His research interests include gamma-ray bursts, black hole tidal disruption events, and multi-messenger astronomy. In this presentation, he discusses his research in black holes, neutron star collisions, gravitational waves, and gamma-ray bursts.
The first annual Valpo Blood Drive is this Saturday, April 30, and we need your help. Sign up here: (ages 16+) to donate blood. Since the start of Covid, blood donations have significantly decreased and now it is time for us gators to step up. We all know that Menlo is our biggest rival, however, it is our hope that we come together as one community in McGanney this Saturday!