At the height of the Cold War, Stanford designated as many as 56 fallout shelters on campus. The University managed these shelters, which collectively had a maximum occupancy of 49,269 people, as a part of emergency plans in the event of a nuclear strike or natural disaster.
The process by which unclaimed Greek houses will be assigned is to be determined in conversations this fall. Greek houses are currently held almost exclusively by members of Stanford’s Interfraternity Council and Inter-Sorority Council, with only one Multicultural Greek Council chapter being housed, and none from the African American Fraternal and Sororal Association.
For students like Josh Cobler ’20, the world of academic and career possibilities that Stanford offers can be difficult to navigate. When becoming a doctor or a lawyer or a software engineer doesn’t feel quite right, simply knowing there are other jobs out there isn’t completely reassuring.
Not all students hate Stanford’s Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR), but they generally agree that other students hate it. There’s a rhetoric around PWR: a word-of-mouth opinion spread around campus about the two-quarter sequence that nearly all Stanford students take in their first and second years.
You’ll also hear a word thrown around: Transfers. Welcome, also, to the Transfers. So at this point you might be wondering: Transfers… what – or who – even are they?
Whatever your relationship to literature, I hope we can at least agree on this: the coming-of-age story draws much of its appeal for how relatable its protagonists are to a young audience. It can reach the point where you come along for their journeys of self-discovery and survival.
Editor’s note: The following article contains graphic descriptions of violence and offensive language towards queer folx and people of color that may be troubling to some readers. Matthew Shepard remained tied to a fence for 18 hours after his attack; his attackers had beaten him so badly that, when he was discovered, blood covered his…
In 1982, Howard Ashman seemed to have everything he ever wanted. His show “Little Shop of Horrors” had just premiered off-Broadway to rave reviews. Since he was a child, he had aspired to work in musical theater as a librettist, lyricist and director. Now, he was realizing those dreams. While Ashman achieved immense professional success,…