For several years our Stanford neighborhood had a faithful companion Flora, the Roman goddess of spring. She guided visitors to our campus home at 511 Gerona Rd. Flora was a solid member of our community greeting people who met her on their walks or while jogging.
The only possible conclusion from this board is that certain individuals, possibly unconnected to Stanford, hope to create an atmosphere of intimidation and fear for those who hold true to views contrary to their own
I enthusiastically support the construction of an ice rink on the Stanford campus.
In response to your editorial published on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 entitled, “Underprivileged students and intro classes,” I want to clarify that both Chem 31A and 31B are offered during summer quarter.
It is important that the traditional goal of the Big Game be reinforced this year: a spirited competition on the field and an enjoyable experience for those in the stands. Unfortunately, in past years, the spirit of the Big Game has been dampened by the irresponsible behavior of some that resulted in fracas and property damage.
Amid growing concerns that students are engaging more often in unsafe drinking (drinking to blackout, vomiting, doing things you later regret), we reviewed our alcohol policy and found that it was not serving students or the campus community well. After reframing the policy, we now have a restated Student Alcohol Policy that outlines expectations around alcohol for students.
In response to Glenn Truitt’s Op-ed piece (“Cheer leaving,” Oct. 26), I say it is ludicrous to suggest Stanford cheerleaders should not be allowed on the field.
I feel insulted that I have to defend my team’s good name after an accident occurs. I will be the first to admit that what happened during the Washington game was an unfortunate mishap. However, in light of Mr. Truitt’s hyperbolic criticism and serious misinterpretations, I am impelled to respond to his accusations.
David Spencer Nelson’s column on why contemporary art turns him off is a bracing and personal call to all of us in arts practice and arts education (The Mixed Messages of Modernism: Empty museums: an explanation, Oct. 28). Let’s rise to the challenges he articulates.