Tag: Day

  • Native students honor Indigenous Peoples’ Day at Sunrise Ceremony on Alcatraz Island

    On Monday morning, long before the rising sun broke through the clouds, 53 Stanford students boarded a ferry from San Francisco to Alcatraz Island. After a steep uphill hike, they arrived at a cliff overlooking the San Francisco skyline. There, surrounding a bright fire, they merged into a crowd of hundreds of people celebrating the…

  • Re:SET Day 3: Finishing strong with boygenius, Clairo and more

    Singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers snuck in the improvised line “Julien, your amplifier is on” as she sang the first verse of the acoustic “Ketchum, ID” in order to cleverly alert her fellow bandmate to stop the electric hum. After restarting the track, the buzzing continued. “That’s not me this time!” Julien Baker announced. This quip is…

  • Re:SET day 2: Another day of greatness with Lacy, Blake and more

    “It’s my friend’s birthday!” a concertgoer yelled during a quiet moment in Steve Lacy’s set at day two of Re:SET. “I don’t give a damn!” Steve Lacy replied. “Happy birthday, friend! No tea, no shade. I just don’t give a damn.” This charming moment of audience interaction is the perfect encapsulation of that night of…

  • Re:SET day 1: Off to a bang with LCD, Idles, Jamie xx and more

    On Friday, legendary dance-punk band LCD Soundsystem came to Stanford for the very first day of the inaugural concert series Re:SET alongside Big Freedia, Idles and Jamie xx. Leaving Frost Amphitheater clutching my press pass in one hand and a concert setlist in the other, I realized that day would go down as an especially…

  • ‘Dreams Don’t Die When It Becomes Day’: Can you see me?

    This column seeks to connect the stories of my dreams/nightmares with my life experiences. NIGHT Three yawns and I’m there. I lie under a thick blanket, hiding from the morning Sun that is begging me to wake.  Put on the cotton polo, the Sun whispers. And tuck it into your skirt.  I do as it…

  • ‘Dreams Don’t Die When It Becomes Day’: A murder mystery

    Editor’s note: this article describes harassment, gore and violence. This column seeks to connect the stories of my dreams/nightmares with my life experiences. NIGHT He had been following me for days. When I’d go to school, walk home, stop by a coffee shop – he was there. Waiting. Looking. His eyes were blue. Not the…

  • A summer day in De Young, under the influence of Kehinde Wiley’s paintings

    This summer, while I was living in the Bay Area, I visited a few of the art museums of San Francisco. I hadn’t really spent a lot of time in San Francisco before this summer, but the city and its elegant fog, visible through its hilly streets and the dark blue of the bay, grew…

  • Democracy Day returns to campus for third consecutive year

    This Tuesday will mark Stanford’s third annual Democracy Day, a joint venture between the Haas Center for Public Service, Office of the President, Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) and Stanford in Government. The campus-wide holiday gives students the day off to vote in U.S. elections and attend events in an effort to increase civic…