Category Archives: Articles for Volume 4, Issue 2, Winter 2011

Articles for Volume 4, Issue 2, Winter 2011

Stanford Policies on Exams, Alcohol, and Sex: Why They are Flawed and How We can Improve Them

By Gregory Hirshman Stanford is a great university, but it needs to reevaluate its policies on exams, underage drinking, and sex education. Current policies are ineffective, or even harmful. I will describe those policies and will provide alternative approaches which … Continue reading

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Growing Up at Stanford: How Stanford Policies Prepare Students for the Real World

By Alex Clayton Stanford is one of the best universities in the world, and one of the facets which helps make it such a great university is its policies. While Stanford’s policies on test-taking, underage drinking, and sex education are … Continue reading

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From a Muslim to Muslims

By Asfandyar Mir Our predisposition for religiosity annoys me. Why? Why do we have to include religion in everything? Why can’t we leave religion alone? Why can’t we leave religion to be religion? Why does our every argument have to … Continue reading

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The Battle for the Future

By Jacquelyn Wong Take the average American high school with classes consisting of around 30-40 students each. There are those three or four students who strive to score perfect 100s on every test and quiz, turn in daily homework assignments, … Continue reading

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It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World

By Maria Bowe As 2011 begins, campaign buzz for the coming 2012 elections builds. Reporters speculate about the future success of potential candidates on both ends of the spectrum from incumbent Obama to veteran Mike Huckabee. Excluding Sarah Palin, who, … Continue reading

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Stanford Baseball to Pro Baseball

By Colin Walsh I was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals this past June following my junior season on the Farm. I am currently finishing up my senior year at Stanford while playing professional baseball. While it is hard for … Continue reading

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The Appeal of Objectivism

By Dakin Sloss Sophomore year of high school, my favorite teacher and I swapped book recommendations. I gave him Isaac Asimov’s I Robot because I could not believe that he hated science fiction novels. He gave me an intimidatingly long … Continue reading

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