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Disneyland ups and downs

Dorm trip is one of the most iconic Stanford traditions that freshmen look forward to. Often, dorms take a “ski trip” or “snow trip” to Lake Tahoe, but my dorm went in the direct opposite direction from snow, venturing down to sunny SoCal to visit Disneyland. Though some of my dorm-mates were disappointed that they…

Freshman ’15: The ski trip from hell

But, if forced to decide, I would say ski trip has been the best experience of my year thus far. For two days, my dormmates and our fabulous RAs spent time relaxing in the beautiful mountains of Lake Tahoe. It was a perfectly peaceful weekend – full of fuzzy ski socks, hot chocolate, skiing and plenty of naps.

Oh wait, did I say it was relaxing? I’m sorry, I meant crazy as hell.

Obsessive Kompulsion: (Wel)COME TO STANFORD

On the surface, I’m writing this column to convince one of my best friends to pick Stanford over Yale and Harvard (how’s that for subtlety, Rachel?), but beyond that, this column is for every Stanford ProFro who is currently undecided about where to spend the next four years of his or her life. I can sympathize with the nervousness about having to choose by May 1. Fortunately for me, Stanford’s Admit Weekend 2010 ended on April 24 — a full week before the deadline. But fortunately for you, Class of 2015, I didn’t decide until April 30, either, so we’re essentially in the same boat.