sophomores

First-ever Finalist Round at LEAD Lectures Competition

Last Tuesday, eleven sophomores presented their speeches during the first-ever finals round for the LEAD Lectures competition. Initiated as an experimental project by this year’s LEAD team, the competition aimed…


Sophomore Privileges: We Deserve This

Being a sophomore at IMSA isn’t the easiest thing in the world. When comparing IMSA to my old school, I noticed that I probably did around a fifth of the…



Advanced Biological Systems: The Story

IMSA has decided to give half of the Class of 2020 a new, experimental biology class. Traditionally, all IMSA sophomores take four required, semester-long science courses during their sophomore year;…


The 5 Kinds of LEAD Groups You’ll See at SLX

With LEAD considered an invaluable (and inevitable) part of the IMSA experience, sophomores from SocENT, EnACT, and IMPACT got the chance to pitch their ideas to guests and potential investors…


Sophomores’ Reflections on First Semester

It’s been a little over a month since first semester ended. For sophomores in particular, the past semester has been eye-opening in everything from their academic to residential lives. It has…