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Cover Story - May 22, 2019

Empowering through science

M-A sophomore starts nonprofit to inspire a love of science in underserved youth

by Angela Swartz

Sixteen-year-old Rachel Park sat in science class after science class at Menlo-Atherton High School excited to work on experiments, but was perplexed when she looked around the classroom and saw students sitting in the back staring into their cellphones. Why wasn't everyone as fascinated as she was in science class? she wondered. And how could this be changed?

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