Off Road Vehicles

I have always loved cars. My dad would quiz five years old me on long road trips on the model of the cars that would pass by giving me his...

How MakerGirl can change the Champaign area for the upcoming generation of kids growing up in the area

Growing up in the Champaign-Urbana area, I wasn’t necessary always encouraged to explore the STEM field. Especially coming from a family where higher education wasn’t a common factor between generations,...

Stereotypes of Girls

According to Girl Scouts of America, only 13% of teenage girls say that their first career choice is a STEM career. Unfortunately in this day and age, women of all...

REACT Program

The REACT program is a student run organization that visits local elementary schools and introduces the students to hands-on chemistry activities. I have participated in the REACT program for the...

Representation of Women in Gaming Culture

My parents bought me my first video game system when I was five, and it was a Nintendo 64. This was the start of my interest in video games, specifically...