College a no-fly zone for helicopter parents

Michael Amos

September 7, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The text in the middle of class, the phone call as soon as the final bell rings, and the brown paper bag with a special note inside. While going into college can be complicated and an experienced eye is always helpful, constant...

Voting: It’s about the issues, not the age

Ashley Salinas

September 5, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The phrase “age is just a number” has been thrown around for generations. But if age is just a number, why is it such a defining number for today’s youth? We can drive when we turn 16, drink and buy alcohol at 21, and...

The College Tourist: Senior offers advice on college trip extravaganza

Alexandra Bacchus

September 1, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

This will be the first of a series of pieces from the perspective of a senior applying to college. Having visited over 40 schools in the last 12 months, Alexandra Bacchus takes a look at the growing challenges of getting into col...

Writer struggles with perils of Back to School Dance

Broden Farazmand

August 30, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The music was loud and the bass seemed to vibrate through the entirety of my body. “This isn’t a crowd,” I thought, “This is a sea- a mindless, reasonless sea.” The sea gives and the sea takes, and if you aren’t careful,...

Passive tweets can have powerful consequences

Max Friend

January 15, 2011

Filed under Opinion

I made a huge mistake in the seconds following the Stanford Cardinal postseason football game. After witnessing a last-minute overtime loss, I had the insolence to send out a half-witty tweet sharing my disappointment towards...

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