Dahkota Brown ’20, a candidate for the Stanford Tree of the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB), has been camping in a tent outside the Cecil H. Green Library as “Donald J. Stump” for the past week in hopes of becoming the Band’s first Native American mascot.
Organizers of the event – both former members of the Band and students who have never participated in LSJUMB – said that they aimed to provide students a space to talk about what the Band meant to them.
This has been one of the most eventful Dead Weeks during our time at this university, and the decisions made by the administration in the past few days have left us asking if Stanford cares at all about its students, our well-being or the issues that matter to us.
Stanford neurosurgeon and writer Paul Kalanithi ’99 ’00 died of lung cancer March 9 at the age of 37.
Stanford football newbies’ guide to the team, the Red Zone and everything in between: When to jump for “All Right Now” (our pseudo fight song): This takes practice and finesse, but after the bridge, you’ll notice everyone getting ready for the “5, 6, 7, 8. WOOOOO!!” Jump on “wooo.” When to be loud: When the…
Robert Simoni, chair of the Biology Department, recently announced that he would retire at the end of the 2013-14 school year after 42 years at Stanford.
Dressed in black, the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB) walked slowly toward the Claw, holding a wooden casket containing a lifeless stuffed bear. The band members were on their way to the Bearial, a funeral for the Cal bear mascot, Oski.
Turmoil arrived in 1963 when a reorganization of the music department resulted in the dismissal of long-time Band director Jules Schucat.