As Admit Weekend approaches and over 1,000 prospective freshmen (ProFros) are soon to descend on the Farm, The Daily took a look back at the history of Admit Weekend.
With Andrew Luck ’12 as the projected No. 1 pick in the 2012 NFL draft, The Stanford Daily looks back at the last time a Stanford player was in a similar position–legendary quarterback John Elway ’83 in the 1983 NFL draft.
Mignon Fogarty, the voice behind the popular “Grammar Girl” podcast and the author of “Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing,” spoke Tuesday at an event sponsored by the Program in Writing and Rhetoric. Fogarty received her master’s in biology at Stanford –where she also wrote for The Daily — and had…
The struggle of identity and our role here is one we will all have to grapple with throughout this quarter. Ultimately though, these questions may become what drives us to act.
Among the many rites of passage for Stanford during their freshman year is stumbling, often aimlessly, through the labyrinthine stacks of Green Library, looking for relevant sources for their research. For students enrolled in mandatory Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) courses, the library can be an essential, if sometimes overlooked, reservoir of information.
It’s no secret: College life is replete with its own set of unique expectations and anxieties. Whether academic, athletic, professional or personal, these demands can take a toll on student well-being. Though the Stanford campus is home to a professional mental health and counseling center, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) located at Vaden Health Center,…
In the spirit of the upcoming ASSU elections on April 12 and 13, The Daily took a look back on some of the more humorous ASSU Executive slates–and one ASSU senate proposal–from the past. Although the Stanford Chaparral has traditionally run a “joke” slate in elections, we assure you that these slates–except for one–were no joke.
As the legend goes, the evil king Hiranyakashipu planned to kill Prahlada, his own son, because of his devotion to Vishnu. He built a raging fire, from which Prahlada’s aunt, a demoness named Holika, was supposedly immune. Prahlada was placed in Holika’s lap and Holika sat herself upon the pyre, assured of her own survival and of Prahlada’s doom. However, Vishnu answered Prahlada’s prayers, and Prahlada escaped from the fire unscathed while his aunt burned to death. Later, Vishnu appeared on earth in the form of a half-lion half-man creature, killing the evil king.