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To the newly committed Stanford Class of 2020, First and foremost, my most heartfelt congratulations. Undoubtedly you are reveling in the joy of diligence acknowledged and the anticipation of what is to come. I am pleased to tell you that, in my opinion, there is more positivity and possibility here than one can grapple with.…

An open letter on the future of FMOTQ

Dear Stanford fam, Our school is known for its unique culture and the vibrancy of student life on campus. A number of traditions contribute to this Stanford way of life, including one of our most famous rituals–Full Moon on the Quad (FMOTQ). FMOTQ has been a Stanford tradition in one form or another, and it…

Editorial Board: An open letter to Stanford’s incoming President, Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Dear Dr. Tessier-Lavigne, It’s been over 10 years since you were here as a professor, and Stanford is a very different place. The campus climate, as well as student hopes and expectations regarding the role of the president, have undergone so many transformations that it is hardly the same institution you likely remember. Your presidency…