Founded in 2003, the Hasso-Plattner Institute of Design, known as the d.school, is still exploring how exactly it fits into the larger Stanford community, according to those who regularly utilize the school. The core idea of the d.school, according to d.school Executive Director Sarah Stein Greenberg, is based on its human-centered approach. More and more classes across Stanford are beginning to employ “Design Thinking,” a user-friendly methodology of solving the world’s problems, brought to life with stages of empathy, ideation and prototyping, and which focuses strongly on the user.
The Asian-American Theater Project (AATP) has taken a different approach to addressing identity, putting on a show called “Stanford Monologues” this weekend. The show discusses conflicting identities and issues with coming to terms with one’s own background, all told through eight different monologues.
At 3 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 12 Stanford students boarded a bus to Disneyland.
A few weeks ago, the Stanford Flipside created a Stanford-themed version of Cards Against Humanity, titled “Cardinal Against Humanity,” and released it to freshman dorms. The cards contain the original game’s raunchy humor, but with a Stanford spin, with cards like “Hennessey’s chiseled body” or “Sex noises from the RF apartment.”
On Monday night, Cemex Auditorium was filled with students for a panel discussion about Michael Brown and the events that happened in Ferguson, Missouri, over the summer surrounding his death.
Every year, a new drum major is selected to lead the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB). The Daily sat down with this year’s drum major, Mac Goodspeed ’16 to talk about his experiences in the band and what he loves about it.