COLLO, a new student arts organizing body housed under the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA), received voluntary student organization (VSO) standing from Student Activities and Leadership (SAL) this spring. The group aims to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration within the arts at Stanford.
Musical guests Dispatch, Yeasayer and Paper Void will draw large crowds to this year’s Frost Music and Arts Festival, but a more understated — while still integral — part of Saturday’s experience will be the student-created art installations and performance pieces that will be featured.
Set against the picturesque backdrop of watercolor paint-thin mountain silhouettes, requisite palm trees and massive art installations, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’s second weekend was an elaborate, well-produced affair. Featuring less hype and celebrity appearances than the first weekend, the final three-day leg of the annual extravaganza nevertheless had well-rehearsed acts and a relaxed atmosphere.
Now that Weekend One has drawn to a close, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio’s annual desert smorgasbord of musical spectacle and artistry, is gearing up for its second three-day run.
Even as the treatment of student mental health and wellness continues to evolve at Stanford, for many communities on campus such dialogue goes beyond the typical referral to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) or The Bridge Peer Counseling Center.
Since the beginning of February, in conjunction with Black History Month, Tayo Amos ’14 has uploaded one to two new videos to her website bexcellent2014.tumblr.com for her “Black Excellence” series at Stanford. The videos, which are modeled after The New York Times “Screen Tests”, feature Stanford students in the black community discussing their passions, interests and ambitions. The project will continue through the end of February.
A new interdisciplinary Global Middle Ages minor at Stanford is under development and will be launched in fall 2014.
Not sure how to fill the “Breaking Bad”-induced void in your life and desperately searching for the next binge-watching fix? Look no further: Here are five excellent TV shows you can rent from Green Library, just in time for midterm-season procrastination.
Turmoil arrived in 1963 when a reorganization of the music department resulted in the dismissal of long-time Band director Jules Schucat.
A 15-month prison sentence has never looked more promising. The latest addition to Netflix’s original television programming, which has given cable a run for its money, is the 13-episode “Orange Is the New Black,” created by Jenji Kohan of “Weeds.” Released in its entirety on July 11, the series spins a fresh prison dramedy based on Piper Kernan’s 2010 memoir of the same name. The show centers around Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), an upper-middle-class white woman whose perfectly yuppie life, as an artisanal soap maker with an unemployed writer fiancé called Larry (Jason Biggs), gets rudely turned upside down when a post-college relationship with a female international drug trafficker is dredged up from the past and lands her in a women’s federal penitentiary.