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The nuance of the word ‘nuance’

I’ve never before heard the word “nuance” receive as much popular use as I have at Stanford. After hearing this word pop up in multiple contexts at Stanford, I decided to look further into this vague term. According to Merriam-Webster, “nuance” is an abstract noun that refers to a subtle distinction or variation, a subtle…

Running in relation to academia

I never dreamt that participating in any sport, much less failing at one, would have such a dramatic, holistic impact on my life, but it did. Failure at cross country changed my entire outlook. Running was something I wasn’t good at, so naturally, I chased after it. With a sorry mile time, I began the…

Baseball set to battle the Bears

No. 2 Stanford baseball (31-13, 13-8 Pac-12) leaves the Farm this weekend and travels to the other side of the Bay to take on Cal Berkeley (21-24, 12-12 Pac-12) in a three-game series. The series starts at 4 p.m. on Saturday at Evan Diamond field. Previously riding the longest streak in the nation with 11…

Brodey’s blast saves Cardinal against Spartans

A streaking No. 13 Stanford Baseball (28-12, 11-7 Pac-12) earned its ninth consecutive victory when the Cardinal came away with a 4-3 win against San Jose State (15-27-1) at Sunken Diamond on Tuesday evening. Tuesday night’s victory earned Stanford the season’s two-game series sweep, a second win against San Jose State this season. They previously…