The Daily looks back on its top articles from 2015.
The Arts & Life seniors take a step back and reflect on the best parts about being members of the class of '14.
The Stanford Daily Food Editors give you the run down on the top ten places to get your grub on at Stanford. Sit back, relax and chow down!
Sure, Meyer may be convenient and the Bender room may be pretty, but the perks of these popular spots aren’t worth the crowds. This week, step off the beaten path and take your last-minute cramming to these little-known locales.
Special correspondent Blake Montgomery gives you five reasons why you should become the newest member of the LSJUMB.
In the aftermath of all the networking that occurred during the 2013 Career Fair, The Daily staff came up with a few things we wish someone had told us before the fair. Juniors, listen up!
John Steinbeck had a colorful career at Stanford. In the six years that he was enrolled at the University, starting in 1919, he only accumulated 93 units -- becoming equivalent in status to a junior.
I knew next to nothing about Portugal when I decided to travel to Lisbon. My knowledge of the country only went up to about the 16th century and the period of exploration. Even my mom’s insistence on the usefulness of Spanish for basic conversations with Romance language speakers did not help me and I was…
I stared for a long time at Michelangelo's “Pietà” before noticing that Jesus was missing a leg.
Sitting next to the Mausoleum, the “Angel of Grief” might be the lesser known of the two Stanford landmarks, yet the image of an angel hunched over in tears is hard to forget. The statue is even more memorable for its meaning: It serves as an emblem of Jane Stanford’s grief over the loss of…
The second annual Art After Dark festival, held in Old Union and White Plaza from May 17to 19, featured over 250 pieces of artistic work from over 100 artists, ranging from spoken word to paintings to sculptures. The event was a collaborative effort between the Student Organizing Committee for the Arts (SOCA) and Students for a Sustainable Stanford (SSS), seeking to showcase Stanford’s artistic talent while presenting an underlying theme of sustainability. The Daily discussed the festival with SOCA director Jennifer Schaffer '14.
Grosso, who lived in the Stanford-owned Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve in Portola Valley, Calif., was the area’s unofficial guide. Especially after the University opened in 1891, Grosso enjoyed the company of many visitors. Hiking through maze of foot trails he maintained throughout the hills was a popular Sunday afternoon community pastime. Stanford students hiked the trails often, and even Jane Stanford is reported to have dropped in on occasion. Hospitable to the extreme, Grosso would sight visitors from afar and raise some combination of his American, Italian, French and Chilean flags.
The place where the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts now stands was once home to the Leland Stanford Jr. Museum. The museum was founded in 1891, the same year as the University, and opened to the public in 1894. It originally housed the artifacts that Leland Stanford Jr., the University’s namesake,…
The love story that blossomed between Herbert Hoover, class of 1895, who would become the 31st President of the United States, and Lou Henry, class of 1898, his future wife, while they were undergraduates at Stanford is a classic example of senior boy meets freshman girl — except the two did not meet at Full…
A couple dressed in Northern traditional dress for Stanford’s 41st annual Powwow, which was held for three days last weekend from May 11 to 13. The word powwow translates to “spiritual leader” in Narragansett, the language of the Narragansett tribe. Modern-day powwows generally involve both Native Americans and non-Native Americans gathering together in celebration…
A 2008 article in the Times Higher Education supplement stated, “School libraries are suffering, and even closing, as resources are cut, staff ‘redeployed’ and the Internet deemed more important to learning than printed matter.” Such a trend, however, has not materialized at Stanford, according to Andrew Herkovic, director of communications and development for the Stanford Libraries.
The live post-it board screen in Arrillaga is the site of PostStanford, a project launched last Thursday by the ASSU Health and Wellness Executive Team with the aim of improving communication between students on campus.
With fraternity Kappa Sigma set to regain its housing for the 2012-13 academic year after losing it for one year due to concerns of excessive alcohol consumption and policy violations, The Daily took a look back at alcohol-related infringements committed by Greek groups in the past.
“Take Back the Night” is a national and international vigil in protest of sexual assault and in support of sexual assault victims. Stanford’s annual vigil was held yesterday.
Behind the bustle of the CoHo however, lies a tumultuous past.
William Dement, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and founder of the Sleep Research Center (widely regarded as the world’s first sleep laboratory), set up “summer sleep camps” during the 1970s at what was then the Lambda Nu fraternity -- now the self-op Jerry.