SATIRE: A new dating app matches couples based on their midterm grades in key courses. Founder Lindsey Ham ’21 explained that the app uses University data (RIP Carta) to make profiles with students’ grades in Math 51, CS 106A and Chem 33.
"We really tried to take inspiration from Kendal’s entire lifetime of creating art into how we process this film and how we were editing the film. We're seeing the film, basically, as a canvas and Kendal is the subject but the material, which goes into that canvas, is from the entire century, nearly a century, in which he has lived."
SATIRE: Stanford is relieved that after years of keeping their dirty secret they can finally be free: they can admit they care more about athletes than their other students.
Full of real-world examples, the message of the documentary is clear: We are in trouble.
In light of virtual learning, many students have decided to take a leave of absence for the 2020-21 academic year, with 378 students in Stanford’s frosh class alone taking gap years.
SATIRE: “TikTok only sent your data to China. Boring. It’s been done before,” Jennings said. “But at Spyware? We send your data to anyone and everyone."
SATIRE: As we adjust to the new Zoom normal, it is more important than ever to be prepared for remote classes. These are some important tips for those making the most of digital Stanford.
“Will this turn into Lord of the Flies, or will it get under control?” said filmmaker Amanda McBaine as she reflected on filming the chaos that is “Boys State.” For the documentary, McBaine and fellow filmmaker Jesse Moss follow a group of high school boys’ participation in the Texas Boys State program, run yearly by…
SATIRE: “Bitcoin is kind of dope. And it’s exciting waking up every morning knowing that your wealth is stored in a largely unpredictable, unregulated cryptocurrency."
“A New Way to Audition” reads the Stanford a cappella website. This year, instead of nervously making their way to Old Union for tryouts, a capella auditionees will be singing through a screen.
Some students have raised concerns about the practicality of the balls, like how to get through doorways and how to handle the bathroom.
SATIRE: Jack Richard ’23 upset his mother Amy with his Mother's Day gesture this year. Amy came forward, telling the Daily that Jack’s Mother’s Day “gift” to her was playing beer pong together.
The app is supposed to launch later next week. Email Rogers if you would like to be involved in the project; serious inquiries only.
SATIRE: President Donald Trump recently named Vice President Mike Pence the “White House coronavirus response coordinator,” though the media and politics are simply calling the position “coronavirus czar.” Some think the President may be avoiding the word “czar” since the term was often used by the Obama administration, but it turns out the answer is much simpler.
Carl James ’23 is greatly disturbed that Green Library is, actually, not green in color. It’s more of a brownish yellow.
My opinion piece “Cars for freshmen in the Stanford bubble” created much discussion, including a substantial amount of criticism, in the comments of The Daily and on the Stanford meme page. I am writing this as a response because I hear what the community is saying. I see how my article came across as insensitive…
Over the past week, I have spent $156.43 on Ubers. I’ve also spent money on Zipcars, trains, buses and delivery. Over and over again, I find myself shelling out money and bending myself backwards to adapt to ridiculous schedules due to transportation constraints.
Roble, a four-class dorm will be taking its winter ski trip to Honolulu, Hawaii this February. Ski trip is a Stanford tradition where dorms, especially all-freshman dorms, take a winter weekend to go skiing and play in the snow.
I have to be honest; I loved getting rolled out. However, rollouts have their flaws.
Stanford has decided to raise the stakes. Now, all students given tickets for bike hazards will be expelled upon their first infraction.
Love is in the air! The Lambda Theta Nu Sorority is celebrating the season by running a candy-gram program, but as it was looking through their orders, the sorority noticed something peculiar. Almost all were sent to MTL.
If saying “social science” gets me an odd look, saying “humanities” is like swearing. On this campus, I don’t love talking about my major prospects. I am planning on studying a combination of political science and English, but bringing that up rarely leads to pleasant conversations. I’ve spent too many nights sitting in my dorm…
The Fraternity and Sorority Life Division of Residential Education has found 5-SURE in violation of the Standards of Excellence, sparking disarray on the row. While many students find themselves asking how 5-SURE broke the Standards of Excellence, The Daily has gone to lengths to investigate this decision. Apparently the Standards of Excellence state that all…
SATIRE: Stanford students will soon be saying "yo" to "Mustang Red," after an e-mail mentioning a "Lamborghini Yellow" statue from MTL caused some laughs.