Casa Italiana: La Dolce Vita

Casa Italiana: La Dolce Vita

For my last year at Stanford, I am very pleased and excited to live in a themed self-op whose name is Casa Italiana. Basically, throughout the year I’m surrounded by a comfortably familiar community of housemates, have access to a kitchen all the time, and learn...
Stuff to Do Before Coming to Stanford

Stuff to Do Before Coming to Stanford

Now that the school year is over, there are 1,691 incoming Stanford undergraduates who, for the most part, are on summer break and eagerly awaiting the beginning of their Stanford careers. While I’m glad I thoroughly enjoyed that summer, there are a few things I wish I had done before coming to Stanford. These are just suggestions that I wish someone had told me…

That Last Summer

That Last Summer

To all of the committed students, savor this last high school summer. It’s the unusual summer where you really don’t have to do anything. You’ve made it–you’ve gotten in Stanford. Take this time to enjoy yourself…

Latin Class Field Trip to Special Collections!

Latin Class Field Trip to Special Collections!

As a Classics major concentrating in Latin, I (quite obviously) have to take Latin classes throughout the year. Today in Intermediate Latin, a course in which we’re translating Caesar and Vergil, we took a field trip to Green’s Special Collections—literally, a collection of special stuff. There’s the original script of Star Wars, the Gutenberg Bible Leaf, a bunch of rare maps, and pretty much anything you could think of…

Cultural Events and Clubs at Stanford

Cultural Events and Clubs at Stanford

While at Stanford, I’ve had a lot of opportunity to learn about the history, customs, and art of other cultures, and much of that learning has taken place outside of class. There are all sorts of groups and clubs on campus that celebrate and promote different cultures.

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