It’s time for me to march on towards my own new horizon. But we are only able to boldly reach for the future because we first came of age in...
Winston Shi was the Managing Editor of Opinions for Volume 245 (February-June 2014). He also served as an opinions and sports columnist, a senior staff writer, and a member of the Editorial Board. A native of Thousand Oaks, California (the one place on the planet with better weather than Stanford), he graduated from Stanford in June 2016 with bachelor's and master's degrees in history. He is currently attending law school, where he preaches the greatness of Stanford football to anybody who will listen, and other people who won't.
Though I love Stanford, the Stanford experience is increasingly defined by floating worlds. The Daily crosses departmental, racial and socioeconomic lines - but not perfectly.
The Lakers have a future. And while they’ll be bad next year, too, there’s light at the end of the tunnel.
Johnny Dawkins is no longer Stanford's head basketball coach. But for what it’s worth, he served Stanford proudly, graduated his players, cared about the students and openly gave a damn.