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When poetry is a luxury

I like poetry. Maybe it’s because of the abundance of Dr. Seuss books that were placed on my shelf as a kid, or maybe because of the painfully awkward and yet somehow still magical reading of Romeo and Juliet put on by my seventh grade class. Maybe it’s because poetry is a concentrated and powerful way of using words to capture the fleeting moments of life (not to wax too poetic, of course).

The “what do I major in” stress

When many people think of Stanford, they think of engineers, computer scientists and doctors. They think low acceptance rate, Silicon Valley, Snapchat and research. Stanford is synonymous with the cutting edge in technology, full of brilliant minds who constantly push the boundaries to advance our world. If Harvard makes the best lawyers, Stanford makes the…

Stanford in New York now operates on year-round basis

Stanford in New York’s (SiNY) first-ever spring quarter offering, held earlier this year, marked the final step in the piloting process of the program — a quarter-long opportunity for Stanford students to live, work and take classes in New York City. Due to the success of the three-year pilot, Stanford will now move forward with the program on a year-round basis.