Ethan Kessinger

Renaissance chemist

Although Nayoung Woo ’12 will be graduating this spring with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, her involvement in many activities at Stanford reflects the diversity of her academic interests. She was a student representative on the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES) committee, which included two student representatives and a dozen professors.

Admits weigh aid offers

Around 10 percent of admitted students petition the Financial Aid Office each year in hopes of increasing the amount of aid that would be awarded to them if they came to Stanford, according to Karen Cooper, director of financial aid.

SCBN: A student-run show

  “It started with just a couple of guys in the ’90s, and has grown into what it is today.”   This statement could describe many legacies of the ’90s, from bands such as The Wallflowers to dot-com start-ups and the first MP3 players. It also happens to be how Emily Song ’13 describes the…

Stanford study snacks

Late-night snacking fuels students to continue working into the night, or perhaps greets them as a beacon of solace, a break from the tedious work that has consumed their day. While some opt to eat in the comfort of their own rooms (on cereal hoarded from the dining halls, pizza delivered to their dorms or even snack food purchased from any number of on- or off-campus convenience stores), others stay local and let Stanford Dining satisfy their hunger pangs.

A freshman’s first Full Moon

No, this is not an erotic rave but instead an annual campus tradition. Full Moon on the Quad (FMOTQ) began as a quaint tradition in the early 1900s when senior boys would present freshman girls with a flower before giving them a kiss on the cheek as a chivalrous way to welcome them to the Farm. Over the years, FMOTQ has evolved, but still helps welcome freshmen to the community.
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