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Anderson writing competition, win $500

If you’re a writer, there are an increasing number of opportunities on campus to share your talents. But here’s one that will give you money! The Stanford Creative Writing Program opened up a new competition for undergraduate students to submit a one-page piece fiction, creative non-fiction or poetry inspired by the new Anderson Collection of modern…

Good Reads: Oct. 27

Hopefully, with week six comes a little more time to do some of the things you love. Here are some of Lomita’s favorite reads from around the web this week to fill your new free time. A man from Maine lived in the forest for nearly 30 years without any human contact. Spooky. (GQ) Talking…

Your Weekend: Oct. 24-26

The alumni have descended, which really means it’s time to leave. Luckily, there’s a lot going on this weekend, both on campus but mostly off! SEE: Roll Up Gallery What: A group of contemporary artists will exhibit their artistic interpretations and tap into their own concepts of the spirit animal. A group show featuring artwork by: Grant Gilliland;…

Good Reads: Oct. 20

Some web goodness to keep you sane through week five: Above, FKA Twigs directs and stars in a new art video for… Google Glass? How #trendy, Silicon Valley.  A mother living with a violent and autistic daughter attempts murder. (New York Magazine) The Ferguson Burger Bar becomes a safe haven in troubling times. (St. Louis Magazine) A terrifying night…

Your Weekend: Oct. 17 – 19

The weekend is here once again! Midterms are in full sway, but there’s still time to take advantage of some of the events going on this weekend! Right? SEE: The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution What: The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution is a collection of photographs of San Francisco in the 1960s from the legendary…

Your Weekend: Oct. 10 – 12

Whoop whoop, it’s Friday! Apparently there’s a football game today? Go Card! But there are also a lot of other great things going on at Stanford and around the Bay Area, listed below. SEE: CORNEL WEST What: A lecture regarding his New Book: Black Prophetic Fire * Race Matters; In conversation with Astra Taylor. Where:…

I WANT TO BELIEVE

On Monday, Oct. 6, The Daily received the following email from one concerned party: Dear Sir/Madam: I know the Editorial Dept. isn’t the right place to send this, but I don’t see any other likely email on your Web site. I was visiting the Stanford campus last Thursday, and snapped this photo:

Good Reads: Oct. 6

Every Monday, Lomita will link to some of our favorite reads and features from around the web from the past week.  Remember Sia’s Chandelier video with the tiny wigged horror-girl from Dance Moms? The choreographer dissects the dance, step-by-step in this beautiful video. (Nowness) The New Yorker gets its first animated cover. (Instagram)

Featured Artist: Cody Laux

Every Friday, Lomita will feature one student artist. We will post a small portfolio of their work, along with a short description. This week, we have the honor of profiling Cody Laux '15. Two summers ago, Cody received a grant that allowed her to travel to Norway to photographic an important moment in the country's history, one of new immigration and a burgeoning diversity, which was, of course, not without conflict.

T.G.I.F.

“I really want to make it off campus more this year.” You’ve been saying it for the past three years. It’s tough, we know. So we’re trying to make it easier for you. Every Friday, we’ll have a roundup of all of this weekend’s best and cheapest cultural offerings, both at Stanford and in the Bay.

The Daily launches new arts and culture blog

Today The Daily will officially launch the Lomita Arts and Culture Blog. Named after the street that runs by the Cantor Arts Center and the new Anderson Collection, the blog covers art and design at Stanford, as well as topics related to general campus lifestyle and culture.

The birth, death and revival of Frost Music Festival

Joan Baez. The Grateful Dead. Willie Nelson. Eric Clapton. These are just a few names that have performed at Stanford’s Frost Amphitheater. But Frost has not consistently hosted greats like these throughout its existence — indeed, the venue has had quite the roller coaster of a history.
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