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Season Recap: Men’s soccer

Following three NCAA-championship-winning seasons, the Stanford men’s soccer team faced the challenge of acquiring another title. Having graduated seven starters who led the team to three national championships, four Pac-12 Titles, a 65-10-13 overall record and a 30-3-7 Pac-12 conference record across four years, the legacy of Stanford men’s soccer was left to a relatively young team, composed of only three returning starters.

Baseball cruises by Santa Clara

No. 2 Stanford (35-8, 17-4 Pac-12) defeated the Santa Clara Broncos (11-35) 5-1 in Tuesday’s home matchup. Broncos redshirt sophomore outfielder Andre Nnebe made it exciting in the top of the third inning, achieving the first run of the game with a two-out knock to left field after a series of Santa Clara singles. However,…

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…