On Nov. 9, Stanford Lively Arts will welcome Sankai Juku, a Butoh-inspired troupe based in Paris.
Author Joyce Carol Oates stood beneath the heavy blue curtains in an airy white top, looking much tinier than her reputation would suggest.
“What should my last column say?”
“The idea of a professional marriage is, at best, frightening, and at worst, suffocatingly claustrophobic.”
Are lazy days are necessarily any worse than hours occupied by overachievement?
Humans are irrational. This is something I have known and even liked about the human condition; our irrationality makes life unpredictable, and there are things about others and even ourselves that evade logical explanation.
I am an unabashed aesthete, and nothing has made this clearer than the arrival of Spring. I indulge in blue skies, sundresses, and my favorite patch of flowers by the corner of Campus Drive and Mayfield.
What meaning can we glean from all sorts of talks around campus?