Category: Seen on Campus

Heard on campus: Charlie Rose's court challenges

by Elaine Ray on October 25, 2009 9:56 am
“I’m thrilled to be here because of  JOHNNY DAWKINS, your great basketball coach, and if  [men’s basketball Coach Mike] Krzyzewski retires at Duke, we’re coming after him, I’m just telling you right now,” warned venerable interviewer Charlie Rose, a Duke alum, as he introduced the Stanford Roundtable at Maples Pavilion Saturday morning. Dawkins spent more… Read more Heard on campus: Charlie Rose's court challenges

Can Toby Gerhart carry a tune?

by Elaine Ray on October 22, 2009 9:30 pm
Join Stanford’s star running back and outfielder TOBY GERHART and the rest of the Cardinal Football team at the Stadium’s Red Zone after Saturday’s game against Arizona State. Gerhart needs help singing Hail, Stanford, Hail. Check out his  “audition tape” for the Fleet Street Singers. Disclaimer: Any resemblance  to the TV show Glee is purely… Read more Can Toby Gerhart carry a tune?

Heard on Campus: 'You lie'

by Kathleen Sullivan on October 9, 2009 2:01 pm
Biology Professor BOB SIMONI did a convincing – and thoroughly tongue-in-cheek – imitation of a certain GOP congressman from South Carolina at last week’s Faculty Senate meeting when he shouted “You lie” to President JOHN HENNESSY. It happened early in the meeting, during the time set aside for announcements from the president. Hennessy had thanked… Read more Heard on Campus: 'You lie'

Seen on campus: Tiger Woods, Noam Chomsky, students coming together for good

by Elaine Ray on October 7, 2009 3:35 pm
Sightings on campus: TIGER WOODS spent Monday on the Stanford practice golf course getting ready for the Presidents Cup in San Francisco this week  . . . Steve Young, who visits the Stanford Video studio regularly to tape appearances on ESPN, was there last Friday . . .  Regina Dugan, director of  the Defense Advanced Research… Read more Seen on campus: Tiger Woods, Noam Chomsky, students coming together for good

Kresge Auditorium becomes history

by Elaine Ray on August 24, 2009 12:00 am
In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a gaping expanse where Kresge Auditorium used to be. The building was razed earlier this summer to make way for a new Law School building that is expected to be completed in December 2010. Kresge was built in the early ’70s and dedicated along with the Law School’s Crown… Read more Kresge Auditorium becomes history

Antiques Roadshow stops at Hoover ...

by Elaine Ray on August 17, 2009 12:00 am
A film crew for Antiques Roadshow was at the Hoover Institution last Friday to tape a feature on Hoover’s collection of World War I and II posters. The institution’s entire collection holds 100,000 political posters from around the world, 33,000 of which are cataloged in a searchable database.