But in 1995, my family of four was rocked by tragedy when my dad was diagnosed with a brain tumor; nine months later, he was gone. My brother, 11 at the time, sought solace in his busy schedule of athletic commitments. A six-year-old girl now lacking a father figure, I sought solace in my brother.
Chasson Randle, the Class of 2015’s lone men’s basketball recruit, has comfortably settled into his starting role on the Pac-12 stage. This past summer, the 6-foot-1 guard from Rock Island, Ill., received numerous accolades from opposing teams’ coaches on the squad’s trip to Spain, and he has been an integral part of the Cardinal’s 15-5 start.
This weekend, the Stanford men’s basketball team will travel north to begin its longest road stretch of the season, a two-week trip away from Maples that opens this weekend in Washington.
Tonight, the Stanford men’s basketball team hosts Utah in its first visit to Maples Pavilion as a Pac-12 contender.
Twelve months later, the same Stanford team returns to Maples Pavilion with an added year of maturity, team chemistry and international experience thanks to a team trip to Spain and hopes of taking the newly created Pac-12 by storm.
After losing three in a row away from Maples Pavilion, the No. 7 Stanford women’s volleyball team picked up its first two road conference wins of the season against Oregon State (11-7, 3-5 Pac-12) and No. 16 Oregon (12-4, 5-3) this past weekend
After a rocky start, the No. 7 Stanford women’s volleyball team is looking to solidify its spot in the top half of the Pac-12 this weekend, searching for its first conference victory outside of Maples Pavilion and aiming to extend its win streak to four matches
After stumbling with back-to-back losses in Southern California last weekend, the No. 6 Stanford women’s volleyball team returns home to Maples Pavilion hoping for a pair of redemption wins against the Arizona schools.
The No. 2 Stanford women’s volleyball team suffered two disappointing back-to-back losses in Los Angeles this past weekend, falling to No. 7 UCLA on Friday and No. 12 USC on Saturday.
Over the next several weeks, class of 2015, you will be bombarded by new names, faces and Facebook friends, all spanning a wide range of ethnic, socioeconomic, geographic and cultural backgrounds. But despite this rich diversity, some like-minded types seem to pop up all over campus every year. With that in mind, here are five people that you are certain to come across in your freshman dorm.
As most students enjoyed the dwindling days of summer vacation, the No. 2 Stanford women’s volleyball team spent the past three weeks competing against several of the nation’s premier programs and kicking off the inaugural season of Pac-12 play in fine form. After a perfect preseason—including marquee wins over a pair of four-time defending national champions, No. 5 Penn State and No. 6 Florida—the Cardinal (8-1, 2-1 Pac-12) has fallen only to top-ranked California in a tough road matchup.
Though electronic dance music has experienced a recent surge in popularity–June’s Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas reported some 85,000 attendees on one day alone, and artists like Tiesto and David Guetta are practically household names–this was hardly the case just a few years back, when local DJ Trevor Simpson was trying to get his foot in the door.