Alison Bruzek

Ali is a senior at Northwestern University majoring in biological sciences. For the past year she has worked in a psychology lab investigating learning and memory.  She is currently enrolled in Jennifer Cline’s science writing seminar in hopes of getting her feet wet in drier writing.

Content by Alison Bruzek


The possible beginnings of a treatment for breast cancer are bittersweet.



There is an oasis in the middle of the Bronx in New York.  It isn’t the zoo or a park, in fact, it’s more than 70 feet above the ground.  It’s a


As any classic Hollywood film will tell you, it is the woman, not the man, whose heart is left broken on the plains of Tara.  Before, women could be comforted with the thought that, in the world of