Intern Blog Postings

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Anthony Olguin

As the week comes to an end, I realize how quickly the internship is passing by. By the time I looked at the clock the workday was almost over. Half of the week was going through a bunch of readings to finish putting together a figure.

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Saksham Prajapati

Even though Monday was Juneteenth, I still had a meeting with my professor for my directed-reading. We both chose an article to read about which will be helping me with the project I am doing for this internship. 

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Matangi Melpakkam

I could not speak about this past week without first acknowledging the overturning of Roe v. Wade by SCOTUS, thus ending federal protection of abortion after almost fifty years. When I heard the news Friday morning, I felt shock, grief, and anger.

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Gizem Dogan

This Saturday we had the Astronomy on the Mall event open to all Washingtonians.

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Valeria Viteri-Pflucker

I had a weird week this week. On Monday I went to the beach with a few of the other interns, only to find out while there that my roommate tested positive for COVID-19. I became a bit paranoid as I had been a bit tired the past 2 days – a bit more than usual.

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Taylor Overcast

As the weeks fly by I am beginning to realize none of them will feel like 7 days, and none of them will look the same. I was expecting to fall into a rhythm after being here for a little bit.

Monday, June 20, 2022

Divyansh Chamria

There was quite a bit that happened this week, so I’m going to limit myself to some of the highlights in this post –

Monday, June 20, 2022

Aidan Keaveney

Hi y’all! For this blog, I thought I would cover one of the tried and true responsibilities of the intern in any field: The Favor.

Monday, June 20, 2022

Katie Futrowsky

It was during this past week when I finally felt confident as a hilltern. That is, confident in my work and in my ability to make mistakes and learn from them.