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Kyla Figueroa
Kyla Figueroa ‘24 is a staff writer for Arts & Life and contributing writer for Opinions and The Grind at the Stanford Daily. She is from Stockton, California and is studying English with a track in Creative Writing. Her favorite subjects to write about are TV, film, books, theatre, activism, and lifestyle. Contact Kyla Figueroa at kfigueroa ‘at’

Dear Diary: Our Love is God

Welcome back to Dear Diary, our second installment of a column regarding “Heathers: The Musical” at Stanford. In this article, we wanted to delve into how the show portrays love, have a conversation on what love looks like at Stanford and explore how our school’s culture regarding romance, sex and desire have impacted the production.

To all the colleges I loved before

High schoolers may have preconceived notions of what college may look like and, even before applying, what the whole admissions process looks like. Pop culture shapes these ideas, specifically what we see on the big screen, writes Kyla Figueroa.

My frosh experience on Zoom

In general, starting college is a big adjustment. Workload intensifies, the environment changes, and you’re solely responsible for all your business. Starting college on zoom presents a different kind of challenge.

StanfordVotes and the 2020 election

The emergence of a more politically active university is necessary for the coming years, and StanfordVotes, along with other organizations, will help in this development. Motivating students to vote will create a foundation, leading to more awareness of our political climate and broader forms of community engagement.
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