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Helena Zhang

Frosh and sophomores allowed back on campus for fall and summer, juniors and seniors take winter and spring

University releases long-awaited housing plan, warn of measures that will ‘fundamentally change’ student experience

Frosh and sophomores will be invited back to campus during the fall and summer quarters, while juniors and seniors will be allowed back for the winter and spring quarters, according to an announcement made Monday afternoon by Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Sarah Church.

Coloring pages

Whether I’m drawing or looking at art, the moments of reflection and realization have taken me much further than my legs could carry me. And so, I wanted to share the space through coloring pages.

Stanford should be cautious when using Zoom

In response to the pandemic, schools around the country and globe are now using Zoom to facilitate remote education. As the meeting platform becomes a staple of pandemic life we forget about its shadow. After all, Zoom is the lifeline that enables us to go to class, attend meetings, celebrate birthdays and keep in touch…

How to find solitude amidst a crowd

Thinking that solitude could only be found in the remotest locations, I always romanticized the idea of being whisked away to the ocean or to a lonesome log on a mountain far, far away from the frenetic world. After all, isn’t that why Thoreau spent two years of his brilliant life in a cabin, tucked…

Why learn?

Last quarter, I was in a class that took my head, turned it upside down and shook it until the beliefs that I’d constructed thus far collapsed and fell out. Although the class left me slightly disoriented, I am now able to start at square one and do my best to make the most out…

Belonging as an Asian American

“You’re a banana.” “Wait, what?” “Yeah, you’re yellow on the outside, white on the inside … It’s a compliment,” my friend clarifies during our side conversation in class. “If it’s a compliment, then why did it leave me with such a heart-sinking aftertaste?” I wondered as I pushed laughter through the lump in my throat…

Missing different walks of life

I miss meeting people from all walks of life. Although Stanford’s student body is composed of people from all across the country and around the world with unique backgrounds, passions and dreams, in certain ways everyone is very similar. We’re all on a path directed by higher education. The different worlds we come from all…

Little fish, ginormous pond

When I was applying to college, I was repeatedly asked the questions: Would you rather be mediocre in greatness or excel in mediocracy? Would you rather be a small fish in a big pond or a big fish in a small pond? I was told that my answer would determine where I will thrive. I…

The paradox of choice at Stanford

Let us go then, you and I, When the evening is spread out against the sky Like a patient etherized upon a table. … In a minute there is time For decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse. … So how should I presume? For the past three weeks I felt like Prufrock from…
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