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A tale of two cities: Why Uber must stay

Accessibility depends on two variables: availability and affordability. For something to be accessible, it first must be attainable to the potential customer. Affordability is often the greater obstacle. However, Uber and ridesharing companies have done a good job of being both very available and very affordable; they should be kept.

Killing Walter White: Why the government needs to sell drugs

Two weeks ago, vendors in Washington began selling marijuana for recreational purposes. Initiative 502, passed in 2012, has finally been implemented. Majorities of both the state and the U.S. as a whole favor marijuana legalization, perhaps indicating legalization at the federal level is in the not-too-distant future. Don’t be appeased. This prospect offers little hope…

GameDay: Out in full force

It was 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, and for the first time in its 18 years broadcasting live from college campuses, ESPN College GameDay was hosting its national pre-game show at Stanford.

Campus culture counted in the rings of El Palo Alto

The Band’s Tree, a relatively recent invention, is famous for its appearance, irreverence and status as Stanford’s unofficial mascot and as an icon of Stanford culture. However, the source of this mascot goes back to the 18th century and a 110-foot redwood named El Palo Alto.
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