Support independent, student-run journalism.

Your support helps give staff members from all backgrounds the opportunity to conduct meaningful reporting on important issues at Stanford. All contributions are tax-deductible.

THINK and PWR: a review

At the end of this quarter, many other freshmen and I will have completed the first-year THINK and PWR requirements that constitute Stanford’s closest analogue to a core curriculum. Unlike the WAYS requirements, which can each be satisfied in thousands of ways, THINK and PWR are relatively streamlined, all following a set of predetermined learning…

Stanford Review’s Western Civilization proposal draws sharp reactions

On Sunday, The Stanford Review proposed and emailed a petition and manifesto for a new “Western Civilization” humanities requirement to the student body. Intended to be placed on the undergraduate Spring Ballot, the petition has sparked a flurry of reactions ranging from reflection on the state of the humanities at Stanford to outrage at the Review’s perceived exclusivity.

Let’s put that construction to better use

The university community should still feel it imperative to provide our artists with more space, and then act on that imperative. We need to build performance halls and studios to better serve this part of the Stanford community that is largely ignored in terms of the resources we give them.