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Rohit Khorana

Rohit Khorana (’24) is currently the Vol. 59 Science Editor for The Lancer. He was the Vol. 58 News Editor, and he was a Staff Writer for Vol. 57.

Saint Francis celebrates final rally festivities

by Anika Bastin (’23) and Rohit Khorana (’24) | April 8, 2022 On April 1, Saint Francis held its last rally of the year, filled with fun and exciting events. Students and faculty alike partook in the festivities, showing off their school spirit in their own unique way. The rally was preceded by the Spring…

SFHacks hosts the annual LancerHacks event

by Ridhima Vakkalagadda (’24) and Rohit Khorana (’24) | March 21, 2022 On March 5, the Saint Francis Programming Club hosted its fifth annual LancerHacks, a hackathon filled with fun activities and coding for students from the eighth to twelfth grade. The event ran for thirteen hours, from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. Teams were…

Interfaith Prayer Service creates a means of cultural connection

by Shawnuk Ballal (’25) and Rohit Khorana (’24) | February 14, 2022 In late January, Saint Francis held the Interfaith Prayer Service, an annual event where students from diverse religious backgrounds share stories from their faith and reflect on their experiences. Mr. Andrew Brown, the Associate Director of Campus Ministry and Ignite Youth Group moderator,…

Saint Francis’s Back-to-School Rally sparks school spirit

by Taylor Luna (’25), Elsa Ying (’23), and Rohit Khorana (’24) | October 11, 2021 On September 24, Saint Francis held the first rally of the year on the football field, as COVID-19 restrictions prevented indoor gatherings. This was a new experience for everyone, from underclassmen who had never attended a rally before to upperclassmen…

Artificial intelligence accelerated by light

by Rohit Khorana (’24) | March 1, 2021 Sixty years ago, most people would have found the concept of self-driving cars to be something from a sci-fi story. Today, however, it is no longer a fantasy, with self-driving cars made possible through artificial intelligence (AI). AI is increasingly incorporated into the technology we use today,…

Female scientists win Nobel Prize for groundbreaking work on CRISPR

by Rohit Khorana (’24)| November 16, 2020 In October 2020, Jennifer Doudna, professor of biochemistry at UC Berkeley, and Emanuelle Charpentier, Managing Director of the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, became the newest Nobel laureates in chemistry. This is the first time in history that two women jointly received this internationally prestigious…

Dark matter gravitational lenses bend light surprisingly well

by Rohit Khorana | October 5, 2020 As scientists studied galaxies over the last century, they noticed that the stars within them were staying put without floating into space. Those stars all stayed in their galaxies due to gravity, which is affected by two factors: mass and distance. When the scientists added up all of…

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