Stanford earned its 23rd consecutive Division I Director’s Cup this year, accepting the trophy with 1,536 points compared to runner-up Ohio State’s 1391.751. The Director’s Cup recognizes athletic programs based on a tally of NCAA championship achievements across all men’s and women’s sports.
The new Farm Stand snack concession, which opened last Wednesday in the basement of Maples Pavilion, allows Stanford athletes to refuel between classes, practice and lifts by making nutrition more convenient and efficient to fit busy schedules. The Farm Stand opened as a response to an NCAA ruling last spring.
Within a campus culture that emphasizes physical fitness and activity, one subset of the campus population faces added pressures to maintain a physical form at a higher level: student-athletes.
With demands to perform for the most successful athletic program in the country, some Stanford student-athletes find themselves concerned with body image issues. And some of these student athletes raise concerns about the culture of eating disorders and the resources and support provided by the University and athletic department to deal with them.