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How I know I’m a senior

The end of spring quarter is creeping up on all of us, even if it still seems far away (*cough* finals *cough*). As a senior, though, I’m especially aware that my time is limited. This has led to a lot of reflection on my time at Stanford. I’ve noticed that senior year has a very distinct…

The dangers of doing too much

Somehow, before I knew it, I was enrolled in 19 units this quarter and starting a new job. I told myself I’d drop something or reduce my hours, but the drop deadline passed, and we’re now very solidly mid-quarter, and nothing has changed. As my fall quarter dreams of a light spring quarter flew out…

The quarter system time warp

Hello! Thank you for your four-year subscription to the Quarter System!   Included in this once in a lifetime offer are the option to explore more classes, a later start to the school year and a worry-free spring break. We guarantee you’ll love completing classes in ten weeks instead of sixteen. The Quarter System is…

Mosquitoes are evil

It seems everyone is focused on caterpillars at the moment. Yes, they do hang from trees and find their way into all sorts of places (found one inside a classroom the other day), but I would like to draw your attention to a far more evil sign that spring quarter is here. Mosquitoes. Would it…