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To many people, and especially to Stanford students, getting married or engaged while still in college may sound like a crazy idea. For a few Stanford undergraduates, however, tying the knot during their time here has been the right choice.
It’s just a typical Tuesday afternoon at the Sexual Health Peer Resource Center (SHPRC), as Milana Baker ’14 greets two visitors using up their quarterly $3 credit for condoms and rings up their purchases.
Sitting cross-legged on a swivel chair in the SHPRC’s office on the second floor of Vaden Health Center, Baker, the center’s projects consultant, explains that it wasn’t always this way – the office used to be much quieter. But she likes the change of pace.
It’s the morning of Feb. 14 and 13 students clad in suave red jackets and khaki dress pants crowd into a small dorm room, where an enthusiastic couple is waiting. One of the singers hums a brief starting pitch before beginning the serenade — a tender rendition of “Brown Eyed Girl.”
In one of Stanford’s most established Valentine’s Day traditions, freshman boys roll out their female dormmates early in the morning of Feb. 14th and serenade them with songs, candy and flowers.
Professor Emeritus of Human Biology Herant Katchadourian first taught HUMBIO 10: Human Sexuality in 1968, eventually leading the course for more than thirty years and teaching over 20,000 students in the process. Katchadourian sat down with The Daily to discuss his love advice for Stanford students and his area of expertise: today’s hookup culture.