If someone were to suggest breaking into houses early in the morning and wake up all the people who live there in order to welcome one of them to a group, we would call that a crime. But under the auspices of tradition, Stanford students do exactly this. Roll-outs are an unnecessary inconvenience on our campus, and we would build a safer, stronger community without them.
The thing is, no one likes to be the tired person, the “party-pooper,” the self-avowed “old person” who prefers to go home and sleep instead of party or otherwise stay awake.
But, as fall quarter comes to a close and finals loom, are we freshmen destined to lose that giddy love and excitement for every aspect of Stanford life?
There’s nothing quite as awful
As the beeping of a waffle
Iron when I am still waking,
Thinking only about making
My little bowl of Lucky Charms.
According to a recent study led by researchers in the Stanford School of Medicine, zebrafish suggest that, rather than paging through your slides just a few more times as the clock ticks onward, or endlessly rehearsing your speech into the night, it might be wisest to get a few good hours of shut-eye before your test or presentation.
Seven days a week, students at Stanford University are working. We have classes Monday through Friday, with a three-day weekend only if you hit the schedule jackpot…
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