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Against Ambition

Against Ambition

I asked one of my friends from that class, now a graduate student, if he remembers the rant as well as I do. “duhhhh,” he texted back. “that speech basically shaped my life at Stanford.”…

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Between the Black and White: Green light

Between the Black and White: Green light

You are the magic attacker of sleep, like a green light that shines through the dark. Laying in the bed, you fight with sleep all the time. You turn off the light, slip into your…


Dear Boomer: To the Class of 2024

Dear Boomer: To the Class of 2024

Fifty years ago, I rode my Kawasaki from Portola Valley onto campus, usually squeaking into class just on time. While much has changed since then, one thing has remained constant: our humanness. We still search for meaning…


Letters from the Editors | Eudaimonia

Letters from the Editors | Eudaimonia

Dear reader, Last September, wandering around campus during NSO, I stumbled upon a display board christened with bright block letters: “The Wishing Wall.” A few frosh were taking part, writing their hopes and dreams for…



Stanford in Style: Summer fashion

Stanford in Style: Summer fashion

In Stanford in Style, Rebecca Smith ’25 dives into fashion on the Farm and what people’s clothes show about who they are. It’s official — the year is coming to an end. I ran by the lake yesterday,…