Campus Life

Stanford to celebrate graduates during 127th Commencement Weekend

Sterling K. Brown, an award-winning actor and alumnus, will give the Commencement address on Sunday in Stanford Stadium, and Elizabeth Alexander, renowned writer and president of the Mellon Foundation, will give the Baccalaureate address on Saturday in the Main Quad.

Time capsule introduces Class of 2018 to the future

Among this year’s treasured items: cloth leaves from the Stanford Tree mascot’s costume, a classroom clicker, seeds from campus trees, a well-loved straw cowboy hat and the key ingredient  for boba tea along with a recipe.

How do you explain Stanford’s Wacky Walk?

Stanford’s Wacky Walk, an annual Commencement tradition, is a highly irreverent, often silly, generally entertaining and occasionally touching celebration.

Studying aquatic ecosystems

Sophomore biology major Laura Anderson discusses researching aquatic life at the Hopkins Marine Station, and what it’s like to have the ocean as her classroom.

Feminism debated at Cardinal Conversations event

Philosopher Christina Sommers, journalist Andrew Sullivan and Stanford law Professor Deborah Rhode discussed sexuality, politics and feminism as part of the fourth event of the Cardinal Conversations initiative.