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Nicole Kofman

Frolicking in fountains

The fountain, previously masked by construction work, where the Terman Engineering Center stood, combined with 77-degree weather in recent weeks, has given rise to an increase in fountain-hopping talk around campus. Have you seen that fountain? It’s like it was made for fountain hopping!” students exclaim, referring to the pool-length fountain located across the street…

A freshman’s day of dance

  For a full 24 hours, from 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11 to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, the Arrillaga Alumni Center pulsated with energy and enthusiasm as Stanford’s eighth annual Dance Marathon rocked campus all day — and all night — long.   After spending months fundraising for FACE AIDS, a student-led…

Recasting the humanities through ‘distant reading’

  Hidden away on the fourth floor of Margaret Jacks Hall is the Stanford Literary Lab, filled not with microscopes and Bunsen burners but instead computers, whiteboards and a large table.   In this laboratory, English professor Franco Moretti and English lecturer Matt Jockers collaborate with students to examine and analyze literature using a technique…

Student billboards

Companies ranging from small startups to industry leaders employ student brand ambassadors to promote their brands on campus, whether this means wearing their brand’s t-shirt, handing out free products or organizing events on campus.
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