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Students write their own screenplay in summer pre-collegiate course

Designed to give high school students grades eight to 11 a taste of Stanford residential life and the chance to take a three-week course of their choice, the first session of Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer (SPCS) Institute commenced on Jun. 25. One of the courses offered by the program’s writing and humanities department is Screenwriting, taught by director, screenwriter and producer William Stribling.

Functions of a library

When I was little, the library was one of my favorite places to go. I loved everything about it: its smell, the atmosphere, the ability to check out as many books as I wanted. I loved taking a stack of books to the checkout counter and sliding each book under the scanner, listening to the…

Types of LinkedIn users

As posts flooded the Class of 2021 Facebook group in the days after early action decisions were released in 2016, admitted students scrambled to share Twitter handles, Instagram usernames, Snapchat codes and other social media identifiers with soon-to-be-classmates. I scrolled past posts soliciting Xbox gamertags and online chess forum usernames without a second thought, but…