Some heavy duty was weighing down Larkin on Sunday morning. And by “heavy duty,” I don’t mean classic freshman dorm drama or weekly midterm angst … There was a literal pile of heavy duty festering in the Larkin North lounge. You read that right – someone defecated and urinated in a freshman dorm lounge this…
While students were disappointed to miss the annual freshman dorm tradition, they still bonded with each other this weekend on campus.
Residential fellows (RFs) often take on a larger, more unique responsibility than other faculty members. As they set aside their professor cap at their last lecture of the day, they can enjoy their 10-minute walk back home free from responsibility. However, once they enter their house, their RF hat is waiting for them.
It is clear to me that I was once terrified of change. I am still scared—scared of budgeting, of house hunting and of losing some of the dearest friends I have found here. But my last two years at Stanford have shown me that the only way to find true peace with yourself is by embracing change.
Axess, Stanford’s primary administrative portal for students, faculty and staff, is in the first phase of a comprehensive redesign that will take several years to complete, according to Associate Vice President for Administrative Systems Ganesh Karkala. Initial improvements will include installing the infrastructure for a new portal technology, updating the web design style and consolidating…
An initial group of 18 RCCs has since grown to over 100 today, even as the improvement and automation of online connection capabilities have prompted many RCCs to assume different roles within the dorm community.
As over 1,000 prospective freshmen (ProFros) converged on campus last weekend for Admit Weekend 2012, Stanford’s normal, unofficially liberal alcohol rules were replaced by a zero-tolerance policy on the consumption of alcohol. The more stringent regime is implemented across campus for the annual event, even in residences not hosting ProFros.
This may or may not be my last column for The Daily. I may be writing one next week for the Dead Week issue, and I am co-terming next year, so maybe I will write then, but just in case, I’m going to write this pseudo-farewell column recapping my favorite sports moments at Stanford.