Stanford faculty are widely recognized for their research, teaching and scholarship. But outside of the lecture hall and the lab, many speak another language: music. The Daily sat down with several Stanford faculty members who have pursued music in varying capacities. Provost Persis Drell Physics and music aren’t two separate worlds for Provost Persis Drell…
Stanford wrestling (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) hits the road today for the famed Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, a two-day event that draws hundreds of wrestlers from some of the best teams in the nation. The Cardinal have taken a break after their dual-meet victories over SF State (1-2) and Fresno State (3-4, 1-2 Big-12), as well as individual victories at the Roadrunner and Princeton Opens earlier in the season. Expect to see shows of grit, glory, and good-old takedowns as the team gets back into the swing of things and gears up for one of the toughest tournaments of the season.
Student activist group the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) has released a petition calling on Google to pledge not to pursue any future contracts with the military, adding that until such a commitment is made, signatories will not pursue internships with the tech giant.
Stanford student-athletes must balance dual responsibilities: their academic coursework and their sporting commitments. While some believe student-athletes are held to lower academic standards than their non-athlete peers, both coaches and academic advisors alike say they work to promote a culture of academic rigor and integrity amongst student-athletes.
No. 6 Stanford women’s squash (4-5) went even on road matches this past weekend, first an embarrassing 9-0 defeat to No. 3 Trinity (10-1) and then a 7-2 victory over Cornell (6-3) in a trip to the East Coast.
On first glance, Stanford may seem vaguely apathetic towards fashion. A quick look around the quad certainly reveals the Stanford student uniform — a free t-shirt from the most recent career fair and a pair of sweatpants likely bought at the campus bookstore. Even so, a growing number of students are interested in the fashion industry — and pushing to change campus accordingly.
Shortwave, a video-based, asynchronous communication tool created by a team involving several Stanford students, launched this Thursday in Apple’s App Store.
Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter and CEO of Square, spoke with The Stanford Daily about a wide range of topics, sharing his advice to entrepreneurs, touching on Instagram and offering perspective on the competition between Stanford and Cornell for Applied Sciences NYC.