Stepping into Memorial Church, I admired the way the stained glass windows illuminated the Ganesh statue on the orange table. I had arrived at the Diwali festival held on Nov. 3 by The Office of Religious Life. The festival was an evening filled with food, festivities and religious ceremonies. While Diwali is primarily celebrated in…
Stanford’s annual Family Weekend, an event that aims to give families a chance to experience undergraduate life, kicks off on Friday morning. The two-day event consists of a variety of activities including information sessions, community open houses, faculty lectures and campus tours. Stanford expects approximately 4,000 visitors to attend.
Stanford’s Raagapella a capella group performed in the Old Union Courtyard Monday night as part of a Multifaith Concert. The concert, a capstone event to President Obama’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, also featured performances from Testimony, Stanford Gospel Choir, STAMP and other singing groups.
It all started with a fire. Well, it wasn’t exactly a fire, although the heat of an inferno would have been nice as a group of at least 100 stood expectantly outside of Paul Brest Hall in the brisk autumn night. They were waiting for the final part of IDX (Identity Xpression), a two-day event jointly hosted by Lambda Phi Epsilon and the Residential Arts Program intended to promote awareness of and engender an appreciation for the diversity on the Stanford campus.
Are you looking for a way to get a taste of South Asia, but can’t wait for the Sunday night Indian food at FloMo? Well, while it may not satisfy that food craving, this week’s premiere of the “Opening Acts” program will certainly give you a sampling of the amazing musical culture of the region.