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A guide dog’s guide to happiness

As the hundreds of CS 106A students trudged into class on Friday, there seemed to only be one topic on everyone’s minds: the looming midterm. My guide dog and I found our seat at the front of the classroom and listened to the chatter about exam preparations. How should I start studying? How many hours…

When a non-CS major takes CS

When I began my freshman year at Stanford almost eight months ago, I was pretty set on never taking a computer science class. I’d never coded before, and I’ve always considered myself to be a little technologically challenged. Moreover, I didn’t even know what ‘computer science’ meant, and I was perfectly okay with never finding…