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Film review: ‘The BFG’ is a moving testament to Dahl’s and Spielberg’s greatness

Steven Spielberg’s films are at their most intriguing when they’re at their weirdest. It’s safe to say, then, that his unexpected dalliance with Roald Dahl’s “The BFG” makes his newest film one of the weirdest to date. When faced with a 3D family-friendly blockbuster loaded with an uneasy combination of British drollness, Spielberg sentimentality and fart jokes,…

Versatile Ashby succeeds on and off the field

All Stanford student-athletes are inherently very versatile people, as they must consistently meet the rigorous demands associated with both their Stanford educations and their athletic careers. However, after having spent the last three years around the Stanford softball program, it is clear to me that Erin Ashby takes such versatility to a new level. As a two-year starter for the Cardinal, Ashby has been called upon to play at catcher, second base, first base, hit in the designated player spot and even pitch in the circle.