Tonight in Avery Aquatics Center, No. 2 Stanford women’s water polo (10-1) looks to bounce back from a tough loss against No. 1 University of Southern California (17-0) with a win over Santa Clara University (4-7).
In some current art discourse, reality and art, nature and culture, are assumed to be in opposition. Some theorists go so far as denying that art can represent life at all. This is simply restating, in effect, the old cliché that art should be a complete, accurate representation of reality— that paintings should aspire to be photographs (or virtual reality). Art is, of course, a symbolic and artful selection from life— not life itself. Three artists now on exhibit at the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University demonstrate the continuing power of the handmade artifact updated with unorthodox, non-traditional materials and contemporary working methods.
What did you eat for breakfast this morning? I posed that question to my Santa Clara University students last Friday during our late-morning lecture on the human population and its many impacts. I was pleasantly surprised: fully three quarters of the class had actually eaten something. As to what they had eaten, their answers were…
The local union that represents service and technical workers at Stanford University, the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Santa Clara University will hold its biennial leadership elections tomorrow.
While the Pentagon’s decision last month to lift its ban on women serving in combat has garnered national attention, the announcement will also directly affect the female cadets of Stanford’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).
Recent changes include funding from the Haas Center for Public Service toward Zipcars that allow cadets to commute to their training sites, recognition as an official student organization, permission to take part in the annual Activities Fair in White Plaza and a physical office for the Army branch of ROTC in Sweet Hall.
François Hollande defeated incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy to be elected as president of France on Sunday, an outcome predicted by panelists at a round table discussion about the French presidential election Friday in Encina Hall.
Daniel Strickland, M.A. ‘09 Ph.D. ’10, died last Friday from injuries sustained in a car crash on Interstate Highway 280. He was 27.