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Lucy Svoboda

What’s next for the class of 2014?

As the Class of 2014 prepares to leave Stanford, many wonder where they will be headed next. Based on the data from the class of 2013, the Career Development Center (CDC) projects that 40 percent of the Class of 2014 will head into full-time employment, 24 percent will continue on into graduate or professional school and 21 percent will still be seeking employment.

Frost lineup pales in comparison to peer institution spring concerts

This year Frost’s lineup of Dispatch and Yeasayer has prompted student disappointment and has also resulted in decreased ticket sales for the annual music and arts festival. As comparable universities on the East Coast score stars such as David Guetta, Lauryn Hill and Chance the Rapper for spring concerts, many Stanford students have questioned why Stanford is not bringing in the same level of talent.

Gay and Greek: The push for “active acceptance”

As fraternity rush concludes its first week and sorority rush approaches, the challenges surrounding rush may be particularly accentuated – given the stereotypically heteronormative culture structuring Greek life – for members of Stanford’s LGBTQ community, some of whom enter the process with reservations about whether or not they will be accepted.

Critical thinking shapes religious experience on campus

Stanford’s religious culture is in many ways defined by its commitment to diversity: the University is overseen by three different chaplains, boasts over 30 student religious organizations and was founded as a non-religious institution. Stanford’s commitment to a liberal arts education, however, has also shaped the religious experience on campus by emphasizing critical thinking and…

ACL tear derails Dollie dancer

With a month of intensive training under their belt and nearly 30 dances in their repertoire, the 2013-14 Stanford Dollies entered the season’s first football game against San Jose State with confidence, excitement and lots of adrenaline. “All of the previous Dollies had told us about that first moment when you walk into the stadium,”…

Big sports weekend ahead

It seems that every day is game day on the Farm and this weekend is no exception. It’s an exciting and important weekend for Stanford sports, as the Farm will host key Pac-12 matchups on the field, on the court and in the pool. The Cardinal has five teams ranked in the top 25 in the nation, looking to help Stanford earn its 20th consecutive Director’s Cup for the 2013-14 season.

Popularity of shows forces Bing to reallocate tickets

For most concert halls and art programs today, a sold-out venue and consistently high-demand performances would be a dream come true. For Stanford Live, however, managing the excess demand for tickets at the newly opened Bing Concert Hall has been one of the greatest challenges this year, forcing the box office to rescind the tickets…

Leader Harbin commands stingy Stanford defense

“Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something deep inside them — a desire, a dream, a vision.” For field hockey junior fullback Kelsey Harbin, it is precisely this mental tenacity — as described by the legendary Muhammad Ali above — that has allowed her to claim a spot as this season’s…

Field hockey prevails over Cal in conference opener

The Stanford-Cal rivalry is off to a good start for the Cardinal this season after the women’s field hockey team trounced the Golden Bears 3-0 in its NorPac opener Friday afternoon. The match marked the sixth straight victory for Stanford, which demonstrated its offensive power throughout the Friday game with advantages in shots (18-1) and…

ASSU Executive, cabinet launch new initiatives

After appointing their executive cabinet towards the end of spring quarter, ASSU Executives Billy Gallagher ’14 and Dan Ashton ’14 have outlined several projects – from reinvigorating the humanities to addressing alleged flaws in the University’s judicial process – that they plan to address over the rest of their term.

ASSU Executives appoint 15 cabinet members

ASSU Co-Presidents Billy Gallagher '14 and Dan Ashton '14 have officially appointed their executive cabinet, selecting 15 cabinet members from a pool of 50 applicants. The cabinet held their first meeting on Monday evening.
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