March 15, 2011 was not a particularly important day for most people, but that Tuesday was emblazoned into the mind of Cristal Garcia ’11 and her family: it was the final tuition payment deadline for Garcia’s final quarter at Stanford. But more than that, it marked a symbolic, though not exactly triumphant, end to the Chicago native’s four-year battle to pay for college.
A drama class in “Beginning Improvising” and another in “Social Dances of North America III” were among dozens of classes on a closely guarded quarterly list distributed only to Stanford athletes to help them choose classes. Officials discontinued the list last week after student reporters working for California Watch began asking about it.
This report covers a selection of incidents from Jan. 5 to Jan. 12 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin. Several bike thefts and medical emergencies occurred during this period. Bike thefts occurred at Wilbur Hall, Crothers Hall and the bike racks between Herrin and Gilbert Sciences buildings.
Mountain View hosted a meeting of technological minds on Friday when about a thousand small business owners in Silicon Valley convened for a White House summit on entrepreneurship and small business growth.
“Vuoi un caffei?” beams Antonella, my 60-something-year-old host mother, peeking up from the pot of espresso she is heating over the stove’s open flame. Coffee is a serious, serious business for Antonella, a retired schoolteacher who has made cooking her stock and trade. Achieving the perfect espresso is a daily necessity.