What is art, and what Olson does want to be known for, are his films. After watching a few, one can easily begin to understand Olson’s desire to push all focus onto his work. Olson is extremely good at creating a mood through profound lines, arresting imagery and exaggerated dramatics.
Though Stanford is famous for its curving arches and the red-tiled roofs of its Mission Revival-style architecture, the campus hosts other architectural gems representing a split between old and new. Among those gems is the Hanna House, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
A year after Stanford’s School of Engineering and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism first announced the creation of a new media institute, its first class of “Magic Grant” recipients are working on projects focused on integrating technology with journalism.
As part of an ongoing effort to expand campus dialogue of queer-related issues, the Stanford Program in Feminist Studies and the Queer Studies Coalition have collaborated on the University’s first queer studies lecture series, which is offered this spring as a 1-unit class.
Frost Amphitheatre is set to come alive again on May 19 with a performance by Modest Mouse in the first Frost Revival Concert. Tickets for the show, with opening acts Eyes Lips Eyes and Benjamin Francis Leftwich, will go on sale April 23 at a student price of $20.
“Have you ever had snakemeat? Ratmeat? Have you ever stolen anything?” Yosep Baek, a former North Korean soldier, asked a packed Old Union Clubhouse Ballroom on Friday evening. “If you’re part of the North Korean army, you can’t live without those things.”
“You have to understand that everything you do [on the Internet] now is going to be there forever, is going to be searchable, is going to be reproducible and is going to be broadcast around the world,” said Howard Rheingold during a discussion about his latest book, “Net Smart: How to Thrive Online” at Braun Auditorium Thursday evening.
“Most of us have dreamt as a kid–if we’re being honest–of finding a mammoth,” said anthropologist Timothy King ‘04 Ph.D. ‘06 to artichoke farmers Ryan and Martin Jefferson onstage at Cubberley Auditorium Thursday evening. “And what’s wonderful is that you guys did find it and you shared it with all of us.”