The book talk, sponsored by the comparative literature department and the symbolic systems program, summarized Franklin’s experiences and discoveries of national lies as detailed in “Crash Course.”
No. 2 Stanford Men’s Gymnastics heads off to Illinois today to compete in the qualifying session for the NCAA Finals. So far, Stanford has sustained a near-immaculate season against some of the best teams in the nation.
The No. 2 Cardinal men defend Burnham Pavilion from a stealth mission by the No. 13 Air Force squad on Friday, the night before the No. 23 Cardinal women visit No. 2 UCLA in a chance to close the regular season with a major conference upset.
No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics escaped with second place at No. 5 Illinois’ three-team, senior day meet on Saturday. While Illinois upset the Cardinal with a season-best performance, Stanford walked over a No. 4 Minnesota Golden Gophers team that revealed many holes.
Gunning for the team’s fifth conference title and first since 2011, No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics (15-3) put up its second-highest score of the year to place second at the MPSF Championships on Saturday at Berkeley.
When your team has won four MPSF titles, along with four NCAA Championships, you have big shoes to fill. Stanford men’s gymnastics is feeling exactly this, as they head into the MPSF Championships this Saturday at 2 p.m. The team will travel across the bay to Berkeley, where they will shoot for their fifth MPSF title (their other four being in 1993, 1995, 2009 and 2011).
Three times a week, Nicolas Lozano-Landinez ’18 wakes up at 5 a.m., dons his Army Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) uniform and orders a ZipCar while many Stanford students are still asleep. The only sounds that Lozano-Landinez hears as he walks to the car is the rustling of his uniform and the echo of his black shoes on gravel. He is joined by Pablo Lozano ’18, the other Stanford Army ROTC cadet, before they travel to Santa Clara University for training.
Cardinal wrestling had a successful weekend with Sunday wins over conference foe Cal Poly (1-10, 0-1 Pac-12) and non-conference opponent Air Force (4-3, 0-1 WWC). With the victories, Stanford improved to 7-2 overall and 2-1 in conference play.