10 conceptions I had that Stanford totally proved wrong

10 conceptions I had that Stanford totally proved wrong

When I first came to Stanford, I thought I had it all figured out. My life was governed by a set of expectations and beliefs that I had built up slowly over time, in much the same way that we rationalize the universe through scientific laws that have stood the test of time. As a senior looking back on my little freshman self, I am amazed at how many of these conceptions – having planted themselves upon the doormat of Stanford – were promptly blown off their feet. Here I present to you the ten most spectacularly rejected ones.

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...
Coming Home: Moving Back to Campus for the Year

Coming Home: Moving Back to Campus for the Year

I love this time of year in Washington, D.C., where I’m from: The horrid humidity of the summer is finally disappearing, replaced by crisp autumn nights and amber leaves. But these days, the joy of moving back to campus trumps my D.C. longings. A much larger family...

#MadeAtStanford: Remix

Kai Kight, ’14, a product design major, spins pop and classical into compositions for solo violin. For a look at the lives and work of other Stanford artists, visit: http://stanford.io/1lLVVe6

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