Clarisse Peralta

“House of Lies” finds promising identity

“House of Lies” is Matthew Carnahan’s latest comedy on Showtime, based on the book House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time by Martin Kihn. Currently in its third season, the show stars Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan, a big-time management consultant. Kaan and his team, played by Kirsten Bell, Josh Lawson and Ben Schwartz, solve a company’s latest problem every week, brashly offering their two cents on how their clients can make even more money by using just about every trick to get the information clients want.

Student-organized women’s shelter debuts

Heart and Home Collaborative, a nonprofit organization established by Stanford students, opened its first women’s shelter Sunday night. Currently hosted at Peninsula Bible Church and University Lutheran Church, the shelter will be hosting up to 15 homeless women in Palo Alto.

Frost looks to grow in second year

The Frost Music and Arts Festival -- featuring psychedelic rock band MGMT and opening acts Delorean and Kuroma -- returns tomorrow for its second year, with this year’s iteration marked by greater student involvement in event coordination and efforts to promote future financial and attendance growth.

SSE conference aims to offer business education

The program, which will accept 50 rising seniors and co-term students, was initially created to provide -- according to BLP’s website -- “a concentrated, focused and guided opportunity for business education” in an effort to address the lack of a pre-business major.
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