Category: Heard on Campus

Check your local listings

by on November 21, 2009 8:33 am
MARION KENWORTHY,  a longtime campus resident who describes herself as among those who are “strong Stanford supporters but older and unable to walk, climb steps and get ourselves to the stadium,” did quite a bit of legwork to find out where to find Versus, the network that will broadcast this afternoon’s Big Game. Here’s what… Read more Check your local listings

Make some noise, Dean Julie!

by on November 20, 2009 1:41 pm
In the hourly countdown to Big Game, AXE committee members, from left, JAKE SMITH, KIM TRAN and REGINA GETZ-KIKUCHI joined JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS, dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising, Thursday on White Plaza as she sounded the air horns. Photo by L. A. Cicero

Berlin on film

by on November 10, 2009 4:00 am
For some of us, it is hard to imagine that many members of the freshman and sophomore classes were not even born when the Berlin Wall came down. But they might have gotten a taste of what it was like during a “reenactment” of the event on White Plaza sponsored by the Krupp Internship Program,… Read more Berlin on film

Heard on campus: Charlie Rose's court challenges

by 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 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: 'This is the first minute of my someday'

by on October 19, 2009 4:00 am
Heard on campus: “Upon my acceptance into Stanford, when I informed my grandmother of the news, her initial reply was that this was ‘. . . the first minute of my someday,’ as in the song ‘We Shall Overcome. ‘”  GÜEZ SALINAS, a 34-year-old  Marine who transferred to Stanford as a junior this fall, offered… Read more Heard on campus: 'This is the first minute of my someday'

Heard on Campus: 'You lie'

by 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'