After the one-mile bike ride in dark jeans, a heavy sweater and riding boots, I was already soaked in sweat. When my friends advised me to wear athletic clothing and sneakers, I ignored their advice because I had little time to accomplish this rite of passage for all Stanford students, one I should’ve done as…
Local wildlife, particularly skunks, has been pestering students in the Manzanita Park area, and Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE) reminds students that wildlife on campus is best left alone.
This weekend, over 50 Stanford students, high school students and families took part in loosening the soil and adding new native plants on The Dish during an event planned by a local organization called Magic.
Unfortunately, the way the message was presented was somewhat flawed — to raise awareness about the ecological impacts of various foods, the museum put out plates of shrimp cocktails and sashimi. Of course, this just made me hungry, and after leaving the museum — and I’m really ashamed to admit this — I went to a restaurant and ordered myself a shrimp cocktail. Oops. Fortunately, there is a silver lining to this story. My guilt has compelled me to dedicate this week’s column to the poor, delicious shrimp and all the other endangered animals by recommending that you pursue a career as a wildlife rehabilitator.