Earlier this school year, Stanford’s very own sweet shop, Decadence, made its debut in Tresidder Union. While we all know Starbucks’ pastry offerings are consistently yummy, Decadence offers a unique and novel selection of sweets that are definitely worth a try. And, if novelty isn’t quite enough to persuade you, did I mention that Decadence also takes meal plan dollars?
The right song, at the right time, can make a large impact on the emotion of any interaction and the mood of any scene. Five Original Songs were nominated for Oscars this year as recognition for their ability to make us feel something new and memorable.
Dormcest…it’ll get the best of most of us. When you move in to a new dorm, everyone tells themselves, “Nah, I couldn’t. These people are, like, my new family. Yeah, my neighbor’s cute, but…we’re just such good friends,” and you were for about two months. Maybe three months. And then, lo and behold, one night on frat row, things got very out of control, and now you two aren’t quite sure where to go from here. Let’s look at the options:
To the untrained eye, students on the Farm seem like typical future doctors, lawyers and business executives — they all look just the same. A closer examination reveals certain markers and attributes that prove even the blandest Tree has deep roots. A cleverly hidden tattoo placed tastefully on the back of the neck distinguishes Shawn Estrada ’14 from her talented peers.
Here at Stanford, students not only care about what goes in their heads, but what goes on their heads, too. There are a wide variety of trendy hats, caps and helmets on this campus that can be pretty telling of the wearer. Is she the tea-drinking hippie type? Does he enjoy listening to jazz? Use your cabeza to spot the hidden meaning behind that snazzy sombrero.
Some months just don’t get enough credit. November is so much more than dropping temperatures and constant midterms. A closer look at these underrated 30 days of autumn joy shows how much potential this month can have. Here are a few of Intermission’s favorite November highlights.