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Adam Cole

Matisyahu, improvised

Jewish reggae hip-hop artist Matisyahu left audience members in awe last night at Memorial Auditorium after a two-hour program of song and discussion...

Fruits of their labor

On Thursday afternoon last week, the trees outside the Post Office held more than just oranges. A handful of members of Stanford Glean perched among the leaves, stretching to pick the fruit that bowed the laden branches. On the ground, more students used long-handled, claw-like pickers to reach the tops of the trees.

Palo Alto to explore new compost site

After a discussion that divided the throng of environmentalists in attendance and lasted late into the night, the City of Palo Alto decided this week to take another look at processing its own compost. The 5-4 city council decision means the city will study the economic and environmental feasibility of building a compost facility at the northeast end of Palo Alto.

University optimistic about research despite cuts

Last year, in an effort to fund as many student researchers as possible, the University cut social events associated with the Summer Research College (SRC). These events won’t be returning this year and undergraduate research funds have been cut by 18 percent, according to Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) John Bravman ’79 M.S. ’81 Ph.D. ‘85.

Dumpster diving

On Friday morning, a small group of students and staff joined Muir, Stanford’s recycling program manager, for Stanford’s 18th waste audit...

The Wild Life

George Schaller has locked eyes with tigers, babysat lions and crossed paths with gun-wielding militias from Rwanda to Afghanistan, all in an effort to protect the world’s most engaging and most threatened animals.

Not a garden, a farm

On Nov. 17, a handful of student farmers gathered in Old Union and quietly began to sow the seeds of a small green revolution. The students discussed a proposal to build a new, bigger farm on campus.
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