Articles by: Samantha Bloom

Stanford Announces New Book Club: Cardinal Reads  

February 6, 2015 9:00 amComments Off on Stanford Announces New Book Club: Cardinal Reads  
Stanford Announces New Book Club: Cardinal Reads   

Winter Quarter at Stanford is a hectic time, during which many students experience anxiety and isolation. But fear not! Stanford’s newest book club, Cardinal Reads, is here to help you lose those winter blues and reconnect with your peers. Come on in, grab a cronut, and join us in discussion […]

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Op-Ed: I Think I’m a Raisist

December 5, 2014 12:00 pmComments Off on Op-Ed: I Think I’m a Raisist
Op-Ed: I Think I’m a Raisist

As in hater of raisins. Why, what were you thinking? Yeah, raisins. I hate them. All of them. Disgusting, wrinkly pieces of protoplasm. Desiccated grapes, that’s all they are. Instead of throwing them away, some eco-terrorist said, “oh hey, I’ll just give them a name, declare them salvageable/essential and then […]

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Fall Out Boy Thnkfl Fr Th Mmrs this Thanksgiving

December 1, 2014 12:00 pmComments Off on Fall Out Boy Thnkfl Fr Th Mmrs this Thanksgiving
Fall Out Boy Thnkfl Fr Th Mmrs this Thanksgiving
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Norovirus 2013: The Musical

November 15, 2013 9:00 amComments Off on Norovirus 2013: The Musical
Norovirus 2013: The Musical

The Stanford Drama Department has announced the upcoming premiere of their latest original production, Norovirus 2013: The Musical. Critics are already raving that this campy hit could be the next Wicked. The musical follows the picaresque misadventures of plucky young Stanford freshman student Chuck Smith, as he ventures through the […]

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Banksy at Stanford: Or Has He Been Here all Along?

November 7, 2013 12:00 pmComments Off on Banksy at Stanford: Or Has He Been Here all Along?
Banksy at Stanford: Or Has He Been Here all Along?

STANFORD, CA—Following his month long stint in New York, elusive graffiti artist, phantom-of-the-opera in training and part-time magician, Banksy changed locales, targeting the pristine walls of Stanford. He began his aerosol assault immediately upon arrival, stealthily painting murals on virtually all major campus landmarks. Bansky started with Hoover Tower, putting […]

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Dining Hall Borrows TSA Techniques to Crackdown on Food Theft

October 24, 2013 9:00 amComments Off on Dining Hall Borrows TSA Techniques to Crackdown on Food Theft
Dining Hall Borrows TSA Techniques to Crackdown on Food Theft

Wilbur Dining Hall has instituted a new policy to stop students from bringing back food to their rooms. “Students were becoming too bold, sneaking in Tupperware and just filling it with food out in the open. They weren’t even trying to hide their thievery,” reported one dining hall worker. “At […]

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AlertSU Raises a Red Flag

October 14, 2013 12:02 pmComments Off on AlertSU Raises a Red Flag
AlertSU Raises a Red Flag

After a barrage of obsessive calls from AlertSU, freshman Olivia Lorne forced herself to face the possibility that her relationship with the early warning system was toxic: “I’m just glad I saw the red flags before the abuse went too far,” she said. Lorne described the progression of her ill-fated […]

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Cardinal Plague Wreaks Havoc Across Campus

October 8, 2013 12:00 pmComments Off on Cardinal Plague Wreaks Havoc Across Campus
Cardinal Plague Wreaks Havoc Across Campus

As if on cue, the annual onslaught of flu and cold season has arrived just in time to disrupt scheduled midterms, causing students to bellow “why did I stay up so late on Tuesday night?” But this year’s illness is accompanied by several bizarre strains that have left professionals at […]

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