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Fraught mascot

The pin was vulgar beyond words — a grinning UC Berkeley bear, bent over what is meant to be an Indian, a half-clothed, black-braided man whose blobby shape resembles a Dino nugget. This wasn’t vintage memorabilia, someone’s token from their college days back in the 60s when Stanford’s mascot was still the Indian. This shiny…

19 going on 90?

Roughly a year ago, I felt like I was in my prime. Yes, I was facing a drastic case of senioritis that left me practically incapable of doing anything but watching Netflix and making music videos in the back of classrooms with my friends, but I was thriving nonetheless. I had a four month summer…

New Tree joins the forest

At the conclusion of Tree Week this year, Tyler Clark ’18 emerged as the new Stanford Tree. Clark and fellow Tree candidate Magic performed an exorcism and traveled out of the country to impress the Leland Stanford Junior Marching Band (LSJUMB) over the course of the two-week long audition period.