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Rosen retains Senate seat, restores balance to the Force

Last Thursday evening, Senator Gabe Rosen ’18 and Emperor Palpatine met under the shadow of Memorial Church to settle their argument over the final ASSU Undergraduate Senate seat once and for all. In front of the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band and a crowd of roughly one hundred onlookers, the two engaged in a fierce lightsaber duel over Rosen’s seat on the ASSU Undergraduate Senate.

It takes a village to raise a Tree: Sarah Young talks finding community, fighting stereotypes

This past February, Sarah Young ’17 found herself wearing high heels, rhinestones and leotards to class for two weeks (a homage to Beyonce), organizing a Nerf gun fight in the Main Quad, being carried around on a surfboard, and being approached by people wondering why she was sleeping outdoors every night in a see-through tent. It wasn’t the best strategy for blending in. But when Young decided she wanted to try out for Tree, the wild Stanford mascot that appears at sporting events and other events with the band, she knew she would have to get crazy.