While the general realization of the need for more communication at Stanford had been growing in discussions among Lyla Johnston ’11, member of The Spoken Word Collective, and her circle of friends, the actual idea for ‘Free Speech Fridays’ hit Johnston spontaneously.
Brown belongs to a small but passionate population on campus: the Stanford pilots. Other students who are part of this specialized society include Nate Stockham ‘11 and Devin Banerjee ‘11. Despite their different backgrounds, these three share the same seemingly innate call to fly.
Charity Fashion Show (CFS) has not always been such a mega event. Just three years ago, CFS took place in the Oak Room at Tresidder with only a small group of Stanford-affiliated models and designers.
Weekly energy seminars are but one of myriad functions the Woods Institute serves. The institute, founded in 2004, focuses on interdisciplinary research with the idea that only by reaching across multiple disciplines can environmental challenges be solved.
Striding about campus in burnished brown riding breeches and stiff, dark boots that taper to a point, Sasha Najera ’13 looks every inch a horsewoman.
According to Nicole Baran, founder and director of the Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness, approximately 28 percent of college students will suffer from violence related to dating and relationships, and Stanford is not immune to such incidents…
The 1960s were a time of tempestuous turmoil and stormy conflict, of racial tensions and assassinations, of sit-ins and war protests. It also provided the backdrop for Stanford sociology Professor Doug McAdam to investigate social movements.
Pablo Aguilera ’07 nestled a basketball in his hands, which he planned to bounce as he ran the 26.2-mile course through Napa Valley’s scenic vineyards and hills. And he intended to break a world record.