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…
Rachel Maddow ’94, the Ira Glass look-a-like and defining liberal voice of MSNBC is never one to shy away from taking a strong stance on tough issues. It appears, in light of a recently unearthed Internet treasure, that she’s been at the whole controversial statement game for a while now; Maddow, who got her degree from Stanford…
Have you Instagrammed about it yet? Make sure you get one of those stickers to achieve true authenticity. Go on, support your country.
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…
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;…
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…
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…
Here’s a few links to what we’ve been looking at around the web this week! Lomita’s favorite new band, Jack + Eliza, made this beautiful video for their song “Secrets.”
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:…
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:
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)
This week's featured artist is Witt Fetter '17, an Art History major and Visual Arts minor whose primary medium is painting. Be sure to see Witt's work in "All Tomorrow's Parties," opening tonight at the Stanford Art Gallery at 5 p.m.
It’s the weekend! So here is your second weekly roundup of events on campus and nearby, as promised. See you at Hardly Strictly?
Frequent treks from East Campus to West have me passing by Munger, and while the walk at night is not always a welcome one, I can feel assured by one constant: a group of graduate students BBQing.
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.
“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.
f you are one of those students who, like me, still hasn't quite figured out where the engineering quad is, but can locate Cummings on a map with a blindfold on, I have some exciting news.
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.
September 10 marked the opening of the Cantor Art Center's newest exhibit, a retrospective of the work of photographer Robert Frank. A Swiss-born photographer, Frank photographed ordinary people across the country, culminating in his landmark revolutionary book "The Americans" in 1959.
The WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice, which has been housed at the UC Berkeley since 2000, recently relocated to Stanford’s campus, where it will work within Stanford Global Studies (SGS).
The University recently announced a new online economics course, Econ IV: Principles of Economics.
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.
In a small clearing near the Cantor Arts Center sits a winding stone sculpture. The spine-like structure, called Stone River, was crafted by British sculptor Andy Goldsworthy in 2001 and is made out of stacked broken sandstone from the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes.
In the face of heated controversy surrounding local discriminatory housing policies, The Stanford Daily published this memo on Jan. 31, 1964 – just over four months before the historic Civil Rights Act was signed.