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Snapshots of Stanford Powwow

  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…

Library use steady in uncertain times

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.