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Best places to walk after dark

Most nights, I take a long walk around campus. It’s good for my insomnia, my body, and quite likely my soul. There’s something ritualistic about walking alone after dark, when nobody is around to see you and bind you to social conventions. You become self-conscious; not in a negative, socially comparing way, but in an…

Let’s go green by going brown

It’s time for Stanford to wake up and smell the wild roses and lupen, and get rid of our obsession with green lawns. We urge the university to start xeriscaping campus with drought tolerant native plants, especially at new green spaces on campus like the one to replace Meyer Library. We can keep Stanford a gorgeous campus, preserve vital local ecosystems, and save campus resources during this severe California drought.