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The football history of Stanford vs. Northwestern

As the Stanford football team heads to Evanston, Ill. this Saturday to begin its season against Northwestern, we take a look back at the football history between the two schools. Stanford and Northwestern have probably faced each other in more academic competitions than football ones, as there are only six recorded football match-ups between the schools. As is the…

MemChu through the years

At 2 p.m., the afternoon sun begins to illuminate the stained glass windows behind the altar, casting a warm light onto the chancel of Memorial Church and its colorful murals and ornate architecture. The countless ceiling tiles sparkle under the glow. The elaborate Victorian church hasn’t, however, always been a scene of tranquility. MemChu, as…

NFL Notes: Catching up with John Lynch ’93

Before his senior year on the Farm, John Lynch ‘93 had a decision to make. With a minor league baseball contract with the Florida Marlins in hand, it seemed that professional baseball was his inevitable future, especially given the fact that, on the gridiron, he was benched midway through his junior year after transitioning from…

Stanford football opens 2013 campaign against San Jose State

The wait for Stanford football is over. After a 249-day offseason filled with tight position battles, endless media hype and dramatic hairstyle changes, the No. 5 Cardinal will finally take the field tomorrow night against San Jose State to begin one of the most anticipated seasons in school history. With an 8 p.m. kickoff time, Stanford is the last college football team in the nation to launch its 2013 campaign.

Bill Walsh Legacy Game holds special significance for Shaw

When Stanford takes the field against the San Jose State Spartans in the Bill Walsh Legacy Game on Saturday, it will be doing so for the final time in the near future. Although the Bay Area rivals have played each other nearly every year dating back to the late 1940s — including eight of the last ten years — the matchup between the two teams will take a hiatus beginning next year.