Tag: Campus Life

Faculty Club

Faculty Club new menu and accommodations create a ‘metamorphosis’

by Kate Chesley on May 25, 2019 10:09 am
If you haven’t been to the Faculty Club lately, you ought to make a point to check out the new menu and the new accommodations. Fearing that the Lagunita Drive facility was becoming stagnant, RAY PURPUR, president of the Faculty Club, said he and fellow members of the all-volunteer board set about revitalizing everything from… Read more Faculty Club new menu and accommodations create a ‘metamorphosis’
Edan Armas

Senior Edan Armas named student Baccalaureate speaker

by Alex Kekauoha on May 19, 2019 2:55 pm
The Senior Class Presidents of the Class of 2019 and the Office for Religious Life have named senior EDAN ARMAS, a poet and spoken word artist, as this year’s Baccalaureate student speaker. “Baccalaureate reminds us that this is not a time for us to celebrate an achievement so much as it is a time for… Read more Senior Edan Armas named student Baccalaureate speaker
Sorority 1892

When sororities were banned at Stanford

by Kate Chesley on April 18, 2019 2:04 pm
On April 20, 1944 – 75 years ago – the Stanford University Board of Trustees voted to discontinue sororities and use the campus sorority houses as general residences for women. According to the Stanford Historical Society’s book A Chronology of Stanford University and Its Founders, the ban was applauded by female students, who had complained… Read more When sororities were banned at Stanford
Primal Scream

Robert Sapolsky explains the science of the Primal Scream tradition at Stanford

by Jill Patton on March 10, 2019 2:49 pm
A recent article in Stanford magazine explains that Primal Scream, the chorus of midnight cries that cascades across campus each Dead Week, began on a whim. Early one morning in 1980, a Stern Hall resident let out a yell. The next time he did, he was answered in kind. Soon the antic spread across the… Read more Robert Sapolsky explains the science of the Primal Scream tradition at Stanford
The Donnas

Stanford senior once toured the world in the rock band The Donnas

by Alex Kekauoha on February 7, 2019 8:54 pm
As the former lead singer of the rock band The Donnas, senior BRETT ANDERSON has toured the world, won awards and appeared on magazine covers. In June she’ll graduate with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. While her life in the classroom has been a far cry from her days riding a tour bus and walking… Read more Stanford senior once toured the world in the rock band The Donnas
Cardinal Cook Off

Students showcase their culinary talents at the Cardinal Cook-Off

by Kim Ratcliff and Alex Kekauoha on February 3, 2019 10:14 am
Stanford undergrad and graduate students recently showcased their culinary talents at Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE) Stanford Dining’s CARDINAL COOK-OFF competition at the Arrillaga Family Dining Commons. The Iron Chef-style event, now in its 16th year, made history when two teams placed first in the annual competition. The event is hosted each year by Stanford… Read more Students showcase their culinary talents at the Cardinal Cook-Off
Stanford Band on ice

You never know where the Stanford Band will turn up

by Kate Chesley on January 30, 2019 2:25 pm
Sometimes the STANFORD BAND appears in places where you least expect it. Take the National Hockey League’s All-Star Game, for instance, which was held in San Jose on Saturday, Jan. 26. In fact, the NBC coverage of the All-Star Game opened with Stanford Band manager DAKOTA WILLIS, a tuba-playing senior comparative studies in race and… Read more You never know where the Stanford Band will turn up
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Residential & Dining Enterprises wants to share its recently recognized green cleaning system

by Kim Ratcliff on November 29, 2018 4:08 pm
Last spring, Mirrielees resident ARJUN KUMAR, ’20, banished his bleach and ditched his disinfecting wipes. Instead, he scoured his apartment from countertops to toilet with a chemical-free cleaner from the tap in the laundry room. A machine attached to the tap uses electricity to create stabilized aqueous ozone (SAO), also known as “engineered water.” The… Read more Residential & Dining Enterprises wants to share its recently recognized green cleaning system