From being buried in sand for a rainy 24 hours to eating an entire vinyl record to sleeping in a raft for two weeks, students competing to be outfitted as the new Stanford Tree mascot underwent some of the most daring and creative stunts on campus during Tree Week.
A tweet containing the drawing was posted and deleted on Saturday, following Stanford’s national title victory in a five-set match (28-26, 22-25, 25-16, 15-25, 15-12) against Nebraska.
Now the first Native Tree, Brown hopes to use his platform to showcase his heritage and reclaim Stanford’s fraught history with the Indian mascot. He sat down with The Daily to discuss performing his first games as Tree, designing his own costume and advocating for Native issues.
In its last meeting of the winter quarter, the Faculty Senate saw a presentation on the state of the Stanford Management Company (SMC) and the proper use of the Stanford name and emblem.
After two weeks of stunts, Dahkota Brown ’20 has been chosen as the new Stanford Tree. Selected by current members of the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB), Brown is the first Native American student to be selected as the Tree, the Band’s mascot.
Daily photographers Chris Delgado and Nik Wesson capture moments from Full Moon on the Quad 2018.
At the conclusion of Tree Week this year, Tyler Clark ’18 emerged as the new Stanford Tree. Clark and fellow Tree candidate Magic performed an exorcism and traveled out of the country to impress the Leland Stanford Junior Marching Band (LSJUMB) over the course of the two-week long audition period.
Simone and Austin were among the first to sign up for the Stanford Dating Experiment and both seemed like creative, outgoing people with a lot of charisma and energy based on their answers to our application survey.