The Big Moments

Rheanna Bulten, c2022 “We have your MRI scan results. I have some news for you, and I think it might be best if you sit down.” Growing up, I’d heard people say that the big moments in their lives – moments where everything changed – they remembered with crystal clarity. I remember every detail of […]

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Mr. Nobody in Crisis

Michael Vu, c2022 I recently began actually enjoying movies again after a years-long hiatus. I feel like I’m going to risk exile for saying this, but the fact is that I have gotten into the unfortunate habit of paying for Netflix while not actually having time to use it. Lately, I’ve been “rescued” – you […]

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COVID19 is a menacing matador

Malavan Ragulojan, c2022 This article was written on March 15th, 2020 What a week for global markets. On March 14th, the longest bull market run in American history finally came to a dramatic close as the WHO declared COVID19 a pandemic on March 11th, and President Trump announced the virus to be a national emergency. […]

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The Diagnosis of Death

Janna Malone, c2022 I don’t remember the first time I told someone they were going to die. To the outsider, this seems like something that would be impactful enough to leave an everlasting mark. But it was something I knew I would have to do every single day; maybe I’d made a subconscious decision early […]

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CAR T-Cell Therapy Comes to Hamilton Health Sciences

By: Michael Coomber (c2022) In 2017, the FDA approved a new class of onco-immunotherapies for the treatment of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Initial trials of these CAR T-cell therapies produced remarkable rates of remission, often in treatment-resistant individuals, despite causing life-threatening adverse effects in a subset of patients. Advancements in CAR […]

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