Tag: youth

  • Former Stanford player Ousseni Bouda starts youth soccer initiative

    For an athlete, success is defined by performance on the field — but legacy transcends these simple statistics, weighing instead an athlete’s ability to effect change and transform sports to be more equitable and accessible for future generations. And Ousseni Bouda ’23, former Stanford men’s soccer player, is working to dismantle barriers for underserved communities…

  • The importance of youth activism and art depicted in ‘GROWTHesque’

    Last Saturday, the Nitery Theatre hosted the one-person theater performance “GROWTHesque,” where Leeth Singhage ’26 portrayed SarongHoodie (nicknamed Shroodie), a teenager in Sri Lanka growing up amidst failing government, hyperinflation and public protests. The audience followed Shroodie as he finds courage in performance arts during the coronavirus lockdown in 2022 and reckons with the anxieties…

  • Cardinal bleed Mustangs dry: Women’s basketball leans in youth for Cal Poly rout

    No. 6 Stanford (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12) defeated Cal Poly (1-4, 0-0 Big West) 86-32 in a routine win at Maples Pavilion Thursday night. Head coach Tara VanDerveer entrusted her younger stars with a sizable role in the game, which was a foregone victory after only one quarter.  But Stanford’s dominance was not immediately apparent from…

  • Battling ‘achievement culture’ to confront the Youth Mental Health Crisis

    Content warning: This article contains references to suicide. If you or someone you know is in need of mental health resources, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988. Achievement culture is one of the factors driving a mental health crisis among college students, according to panelists at a Monday discussion on mental…