Originally I wanted to write deeply and personally about that decision for this last column, and include my joke about how I always used to tell people that I’d drop out of Stanford after two years and go make a million dollars, and hey, it’s coming halfway true, ha ha.
Westboro Baptist Church
Hospital expansion… Parking at Vaden… Westboro and the First Amendment… Oakland streetcar… Peace conference… Arizona students… Sharks… Robin Lopez… Don’t sit there… Graduate honors… Big Game scenario… Stanford news from around the Web for Thursday, July 15, 2010.
It appears that the Student Services Division (SSD) will have to go back to the budget drawing board after a bill requesting Senate approval for the SSD to move to special fees was shot down after the petition already garnered more than 900 signatures in its current format on Tuesday.
I know that irony is one of the main privileges granted to college students, but even so, the bad vibes emanating from Wyndam Makowsky’s Feb. 1 article (“Why So serious, Stanford?”), disparaging Friday’s counter rally to the Westboro Baptist Church’s protest, shocked me.