On the fence of the Stanford football practice field hangs a banner that reads, “You are either getting better or you are getting worse; you never stay the same.” The Stanford Daily will live by that mantra this volume, even if most of our staffers can’t throw a football that remotely resembles a spiral.
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The first-ever sports game that I attended was a Korea Baseball Organization game in Seoul as a one-year-old child. Legend has it that infant me… Continue Reading »
“Immortality is nontransferable.” John Updike wrote these words in 1960 to commemorate Ted Williams’ last game, and true to form, nearly 60 years later Boston still mourns its irreplaceable loss. Itself immortal, Updike’s “Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu” is probably the single greatest piece of sports literature ever written, and similarly to the Fenway faithful, we at the sports desk are forever looking up at it.
Where do I start? I should probably be taking this opportunity — my last-ever column in these pages — to tear into Sam Fisher, Monday… Continue Reading »
The 50 undergraduate and five joint VSOs seeking special fees on April 11 and 12 have all put forward budgets exceeding the $6,000 limit granted by the general fees process.
You’re probably feeling a little dazed and confused right now. There is so much to do: get to know your new dormmates, find your way around campus (and remember where that new dorm is), learn the baffling Stanford terminology (CoHo, TresEx, MemAud, FloMo, etc.), work out which clubs and societies you want to join. And maybe even sign up for classes.
Beyond the athletic department, other students will be facing the same fate. My own time on the Farm is not yet over, but The Daily itself will be a very different place come fall quarter.