Stanford Review articles condemning efforts to advance diversity on campus — published over 20 years ago — came back to haunt author and former Review editor Ryan Bounds ’95 this week when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell withdrew his judicial nomination to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Whether you’re a devoted reader hungry for a new book or in need of a good read after a long day of work, we’ve assembled for you a short list of light summer reads. Peruse it to find historical fiction, novels, memoirs and magazines destined to impress the pickiest of readers.
Ray Briggs is a professor of philosophy at Stanford, and has published two books of poetry: “Free Logic” and “Common Sexual Fantasies, Ruined,” in addition to the zine “Modern American Gods” (in collaboration with artist Anna Zusman). “Free Logic” won the 2012 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize for emerging poets in Queensland and was shortlisted for a 2014 Queensland Literary Award.
If you’re something like me, a secret, selfish indulgence of yours is online articles that pander specifically to you, like you’re an insider on a scandal that hasn’t yet hit the tabloids and you’re somehow special for staying mum. During the duck syndrome-laden mania that was fall quarter of freshman year, I sought out stability…
Here’s a few links to what we’ve been looking at around the web this week! Lomita’s favorite new band, Jack + Eliza, made this beautiful video for their song “Secrets.”