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How to time travel

As we meander into our belated start to the school year, many Stanford students may find themselves still wondering how summer went by so quickly. The impending crush of unpacking, juggling club meetings and adding and dropping classes can be a rough departure from the last three months of summer break. In the first few…

Rethinking standards of success

When it comes to measuring standards of success at Stanford, most of us don’t pause to consider how our definitions of success impact our feelings of inadequacy or recurrent anxiety about the future. With that in mind, here are a handful of ways to measure success beyond the traditionally celebrated bounds of academic or professional…

Wisdom teeth lost, wisdom gained

While many fortunate college students spent spring break sipping colorful drinks on tropical beaches, I had the pleasure of getting my wisdom teeth removed. As someone who had never had an invasive surgery, the post-op recovery period was an entirely foreign experience. Out of this rite of passage that those of us with impacted wisdom teeth…