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Editorial: SOPA/PIPA and 21st century education

As the University is in the process of reforming its undergraduate education requirements, mainly the Introduction to the Humanities program, we see at least one academic field that is currently under-addressed at Stanford: the Internet. As college students, we tend to spend hours per week on the Internet, but many of us have little formal knowledge of the technology and its consequences for America and the broader world.

Trivia training

“The proctor clears his throat, then begins the question: “Round one: toss-up. One party of this name ran Jonathan Blanchard for president in 1884. Lesser known representatives of another party by this name are Bates Cooke and Benjamin…” A firm press of the buzzer button interrupts the proctor mid-question, and Eastern languages and cultures graduate student Jenevive Andreas correctly answers, “Anti-Masonic Party.”