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Grounds management uses infinity stones to wipe out half of the caterpillar population

Students on east campus received an email from Residential & Dining Enterprises (RD&E) late last week notifying them about “routine pest control.” In order to mitigate the rampant population of western tussock moth caterpillars on campus, grounds management utilized the six infinity stones. In a dramatic display, Grounds Manager Joshua Thanos put on the gauntlet,…

Tinder date protocols

There are nearly 8,000 acres of Stanford land. There are about 7,000 undergrads, so the likeliness of seeing the same people more than once seems slim. Sure, there are a few of us, but campus is so big that I’d like to think that I won’t see too many people all the time. This theory…

Taking the dusty DSLR off the shelf

My best friend’s house is exactly how you would expect a household of four artists’ children to be—littered in magazine clippings, replete with stacks of thrifted photo books and with not a single bare wall. Therefore, I wasn’t all that surprised to find two random DSLRs sitting in the corner of her room. I knew…

The Tallest Man on Earth’s poetry

In a world of technologically advanced and digitally driven musical production and performance, it’s easy to view past artists as antiquated. For a lot of people, especially kids our age, it seems that any song without a catchy, synthesized drumbeat or a “sick drop” is destined to be skipped on the Spotify queue. It goes…

I have no idea what I’m doing

“I’m not pre-med.” “Then, what are you?” “Good question. I don’t really know.” I’ve had the above “conversation” many times, and if it’s done anything, it’s only installed a weird sense of confusion within me. Throughout my freshman year, I’ve taken many classes that are categorized as “pre-med” requirements. I’ve also come to the conclusion…

Camping through Stanford

If you haven’t heard of the famous “one-unit wonders” or “terrific twos,” you need to take a gander at their website. Through this website, you can find out about a wide gamut of super cool classes like horse medicine (lit as all get out) and camping trip classes like “Living on the Edge.” This spring,…