Fans of musicians like Josh Groban, Tegan and Sara and Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda will get a chance to learn directly from and interact with their idols next quarter through Creativity: Music to my Ears, a new free online course offered by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP).
With our campus’s wide-open spaces and endless connectivity, one might be forgiven for struggling to relate to a world of claustrophobia and isolation. Yet student Luke Lorentzen ’15’s moving documentary Santa Cruz del Islote (in Spanish, with subtitles) does a fantastic job of making relatable the most densely populated island on Earth, which is three acres and part of Colombia.
A Stanford-centric comedy series may be coming soon to a YouTube channel near you, with “The Slump”—an online sitcom by newly established student organization The Stanford Sitcom Project—planned for release in the first week of spring quarter.
On a whim, I recently read Kate Atkinson’s “Life After Life,” a novel with almost universal appeal that provides a unique take on the concept of immortality. In the course of a week it had become my favorite book written in the last 10 years.
The Treehouse has been improving its dining experience with a new seating area dubbed “The Cardinal Zone” and a more streamlined digital ordering system.
Ray Klein, owner and operator of the Treehouse, the Coffee House (CoHo) and Stanford Student Enterprises, said that months ago he expressed interest in taking over the vacant space next to the Treehouse that had most recently housed a Verizon store.
Nalini Ambady, professor of psychology, passed away last week on Oct. 28 at the age of 54.
Veronica Roth’s increasingly popular “Divergent” trilogy finishes up with her latest novel in the series, “Allegiant.” Unfortunately, she ends up doing a disservice to both her fans and to her own work, abusing the endless plot revelations to negate much of her previous efforts.