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As someone who grew up overseas, one of my least understood American foods is the Sloppy Joe. Sure, every culture has its own version of grinding meat into a distractingly flavorful sauce, but as far as I know, America is the only country to turn it into such an obvious soup sandwich. While everyone else…

My fear of darties

As I sit quietly stirring my Lucky Charms until I create a conglomerate of charms large enough for me to spoon into my mouth without prematurely consuming the marshmallow treasure, I am interrupted by a phrase that can only signal profound and imminent danger: “It’s gonna be a darty.” At the utterance of the word,…

Types of Uber drivers at Stanford

Stanford is notorious for the people and talent it attracts, and this statement extends beyond its students. It seems that as a university, Stanford is a magnet for some of the most interesting Uber drivers I’ve met.  Regardless of their character, what distinguishes these drivers is how archetypal they are and how people like them…

An evening with Ken Jeong

On Friday, April 12, actor and comedian Ken Jeong paid a visit to campus in an event organized by the Stanford Speakers Bureau. Dinkelspiel Auditorium was filled to the brim with bustling audience members. The event started (fashionably) late, and Jeong walked out to prolonged clapping and cheering. Jeong proceeded to deliver a stand-up comedy…

A day without AirPods

Have you ever found yourself missing someone so much that you instantly decide to never take them for granted again? Have you ever found yourself crying because you lost someone who played such a large role in your life? If so, then you might know how it feels to have lost your AirPods. For those…