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CS + Ethics

Early this year, research fellow Hilary Cohen and professors Jeremy Weinstein, Mehran Sahami and Rob Reich were pictured in a copy of The New York Times. They stood together in the atrium of the Gates Computer Science Building, a determined look crossing each of their faces. “On Campus, Computer Science Departments Find a Blind Spot:…

Photo Gallery blurb: Cesar Arevalo Jr.

This collection of images captures the area surrounding Stanford’s campus through different perspectives with an emphasis on the driver’s seat and public transportation. Most images were captured during desperate attempts to get away from campus life. These trips served to silence my mind and clear the haze that had developed throughout the week. The winding…

On appreciating public art on campus

“Let’s meet at the string and stick nest thing at 3 pm.” “Be at the brown, metal sculpture after class.” It’s funny that we go about our day to day lives, rushing between classes and meetings for the longest time before noticing the public art sprinkled around the Stanford campus. The art can scream red…

Yessica’s story

Yessica Lopez-Ambriz, a hardworking mom, struggles to make ends meet in the area where she has lived her whole life [FL — USE THIS FOR PRINT SUBHEAD]   “Mommy, I want you to tickle me!” three-year-old Evalett wails, twisting across her mother’s lap. Peppy music blares from a smartphone with a shattered screen that Evalett is…

‘Pacing’ by Marc Huerta Osborn

Across the street, by the sea-wall, an old woman paces back and forth. With one hand she skims the waist-high wall for balance, her palm gliding over chalky concrete. Her other hand grips a black walking stick. She scoots down the entire length of sea-wall, pausing only where tangled brush swallows jutting rock; turns, scoots…