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Freshman ’15: The Amazing Race: Twain Edition

I’ve been a Stanford student for well over a month now. And yet, I still wake up every morning not quite believing that I actually go to school here. It feels like the token “happy” scene in every teen movie–the one where the sun is shining and the breeze is blowing while the upbeat pop song plays in the background. It’s during these happy moments when I remember how lucky we all are to be attending college, let alone one of the top universities in the world. I know that’s easy to forget when you have midterms, five different club meetings to attend and like, three essays due on Tuesday, but it’s so true. I mean, did you see all the old folks that came to Homecoming? They’re from the class of ’61, and they still love this place enough to come back. That’s how awesome Stanford is; people keep returning five decades after they graduate.