Caltech Chemistry Student Receives Fulbright Fellowship

Gerri Roberts Gerri Roberts, a senior majoring in chemistry, has received a Fulbright fellowship to study new cancer-fighting drugs in Germany. Her fellowship, she says, will serve as a bridge between the chemistry she’s learned as an undergrad at Caltech and what she hopes to study in graduate school. The Fulbright Scholar Program, created by the U.S. Congress in 1946, is a cultural exchange program…

Vin Scully, Bob Uecker, and Charlie Brown Elected to the Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals for 2017

On May 3, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary announced the nineteenth class of electees to the Shrine of the Eternals. The Shrine of the Eternals is the national organization’s equivalent to…

Exploring Trauma Treatment Through Music, Caltech Senior Earns Fellowship

Lauren Li Credit: Caltech Lauren Li, a senior in biology, has been selected to receive a 2017 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. Her project, “Sounds of Healing: Exploring the Treatment of Trauma Through Music,” will take…

Local Labor, Immigration Activist: “A Life of Choices in a Life I Didn’t Choose”

“I’ve tried to live a life of choices in a life I didn’t choose,” said local labor leader Pablo Alvarado Thursday evening in a talk to the Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center, as part of…

Pasadena Reserve Police Officer Rides Horse Across U.S. to Bring Attention to Agent Orange

Rose Bowl Riders horseman Doug Larner (left) accompanies Colt Romberger as they trot along West Colorado Boulevard on Thursday, May 4, 2017, accompanied by a police motorcade. Colt Romberger, a 33-year-old Iraq war veteran who…