The pre-assignment process received over 876 completed applications for the 2013-14 academic year.
Columbae residents hoping to participate in the co-op’s long tradition of handing out snacks in Green Library the night before finals week while naked were prevented from doing so on Sunday evening by University police and librarians.
Representatives of Stanford’s traditionally diverse co-op community have reacted as one to Stanford’s recent decision to revoke Chi Theta Chi’s (XOX) lease, voicing both criticism of the University decision as well as sympathy for XOX residents. The effects of direct University management on co-op life, however, are more muted than the outcry suggests.
I love bananas and strawberries like no other, and I have been known to eat whole cartons of blueberries in one sitting. But sadly, my inner local foodie knows that even if it feels like summertime outside, these fruits have traveled many miles to reach my mouth in the dead of winter.
Welcome to the burgeoning local food movement. By local, I do not mean the Bay Area, nor even the Stanford campus, but a certain bedroom in Synergy Cooperative House. In preparation for a recent room warming, my roommates and I took a trip to Common Ground, a nearby garden supply store. We picked up potting soil, lavender, chamomile, mint and thyme, and now the most exciting part of our room is a set of planter boxes hanging outside our third floor windows.