Stanford’s annual Family Weekend, an event that aims to give families a chance to experience undergraduate life, kicks off on Friday morning. The two-day event consists of a variety of activities including information sessions, community open houses, faculty lectures and campus tours. Stanford expects approximately 4,000 visitors to attend.
Anyone who has ever heard Cardinal Calypso perform will be quite familiar with the level of energy and celebration this group brings to any stage (more to the point — anyone who has ever heard a steel pan knows the sense of delight that is unique to this percussive, Little Mermaid-esque instrument). However, Calypso’s performance…
Caribbean student groups across Stanford will come together Thursday to host a Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert in support of the Caribbean islands devastated by hurricanes in 2017.
The frustration many music students feels begs the question: is Stanford doing enough to support them?
Shimmering steel pan drums greeted me with the melodies of Cardinal Calypso. Next, a wave of heat over across my face and fingers, defrosting them from the brisk biking air. Students all over shed their jackets as they absorbed the myriad events around them. They had arrived to Party On the Edge.
Half the reason a lot of people wind up on the Farm is its setting—the good weather and the architectural beauty. And the building boom continues, one construction project after another. So how do our music facilities rank amid the high standard of the sandstone arches?
Over the last couple weeks, dorms have had the pleasure of enjoying the 7 a.m. wake-up thunder of roll-outs. It’s auditioning season for student groups! What isn’t heard is the disappointment of those who tried out but weren’t forced to get out of bed and run around campus sycophantically before breakfast…
Countless student performances, including pieces from Andrew Plan, Hey Young Believer and Cardinal Calypso, provided entertainment and an energy-filled environment that lasted throughout the day.