Support independent, student-run journalism.

Your support helps give staff members from all backgrounds the opportunity to conduct meaningful reporting on important issues at Stanford. All contributions are tax-deductible.

Venkataraman: 73, 60

Folks more capable than I will analyze, comment on and wax poetic about the Golden State Warriors and their mind-melding 73rd win of the season, about Stephen Curry’s induction into the hallowed 50-45-90 club and his 402 three-point baskets and his 30.0 PPG scoring average and his ridonkulous PER. I will say this: I watched much…

Lakshman: The Super Bowl of begrudging respect

With another NFL conference championship weekend in the books, it is time once again to gear up for the nation’s favorite religious holiday: the Super Bowl. And, being the terrible person that I am, this year’s matchup looks especially enticing. Maybe it’s a by-product of the unfortunate fact that the vast majority of the sports…

Teo: The truth behind bandwagon fans

As another LeBron James jersey flashes before our eyes, our minds naturally scream “bandwagon fan” — a title used to describe fans who only support a team during its successes, and not in times of failure. With today’s increased commercialization of professional sports leagues such as the NFL, NBA, MLB and others, it is fairly easy…