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.