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Escape from the bubble

It began in the Uber ride: The sickeningly sweet scent of an Air Wick car freshener assaulted my nostrils and, like a dog in one of Pavlov’s conditioning experiments, I knew then that it was really time to go. This year’s previous Uber experiences had only led me as far as the University Avenue construction…

A peephole into the South Bay

Having been a local of the South Bay for the past decade or so, I’ve recently been pondering: What are the most interesting spots here? Now, there’s what I perceive as the popular perception: This region is known across the nation as that zany, techy, startup land overflowing with Googles, Zuckerbergs, nap pods in rainbow-painted…

Genesen plays tough in ITA regional final loss

Stanford’s men’s tennis team headed to Seattle this Thursday for the ITA Northwest Regional Championship, held at Washington’s Nordstrom Tennis Center. A total of 121 singles players and 58 doubles teams played in the tournament, including Pac-12 opponents and out-of-conference players from Eastern Washington, Gonzaga, Sacramento State, San Francisco, Seattle University, and St. Mary’s.