Signs have been intermittently placed along the trail surrounding the lake since 2017 “in an effort to minimize the environmental impacts of human activities,” wrote University spokesperson E.J. Miranda.
A couple of weekends ago, I took a much-needed beach trip with a couple of friends. After a wonderful day laying out in the sun and frolicking in the chilly California water, one of my friends glanced down at the backs of my legs and said, “Dude, your legs look kind of red.” I groaned…
“This is a major step forward in providing low-cost, low-draft graduate student housing,” Provost Persis Drell said. “This also takes us closer to our long-term goal of developing every square inch of the Stanford campus.”
The prohibition may come as a disappointment to the many students who have taken advantage of the picturesque lake for swimming and boating — but for the rare species of California tiger salamander that calls the lake home, the ban is an important protection.
Despite a sign that might suggest otherwise, Lake Lagunita is not being refilled. Instead, a maintenance project is being performed on a pipe that brings lake water to campus.
I’m giving again to Stanford now. Why, you ask? Because Stanford produces results; it transforms people and the world; and its students, faculty and staff inspire me. And I want to be part of that, because it makes me feel good and for me it is the right thing to do.
Unlike most classes, this three-unit IntroSem uses Stanford’s expansive campus as its classroom. The class meets for about three hours once a week and consists of lectures by guest speakers, tree tours and the academic exploration of trees.
A week of rainfall reminds Stanford students that Lake Lag is — sometimes — a lake. Weather forecasts predict rain through the weekend