Post Tagged with: "iHum"

Senior Misses Days of Being ‘IHum’ Kid

December 1, 2014 12:00 pmComments Off on Senior Misses Days of Being ‘IHum’ Kid
Senior Misses Days of Being ‘IHum’ Kid

For senior Jordan Daniels, autumn quarter of his senior year has been a largely nostalgic experience. Amidst the warm breezes of the California fall, Daniels has had lots of time to reflect on all the things that have made his Stanford experience so special, and of course, on all the […]

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Stanford Enacts New GenEd Program: IREAD

October 3, 2013 9:00 amComments Off on Stanford Enacts New GenEd Program: IREAD
Stanford Enacts New GenEd Program: IREAD

Because of the low popularity and incredibly time consuming nature of the now defunct IHUM classes, Stanford developed the Thinking Matters program. “ThinkMat” was designed to be a more succinct introduction to the humanities that would allow students to take more classes in different fields and broaden their horizons. But […]

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IHUM 2: Thinking Matters Opens to Record Crowds, Mixed Reviews

October 1, 2012 12:02 pmComments Off on IHUM 2: Thinking Matters Opens to Record Crowds, Mixed Reviews
IHUM 2: Thinking Matters Opens to Record Crowds, Mixed Reviews

After months of anticipation, IHUM 2: Thinking Matters debuted in auditoriums across campus last week to a record-breaking crowd of 809 Stanford freshmen.  However, despite the high hopes and big budget behind the project, audience members have been expressing mixed reviews about the performance. “I really don’t think they needed […]

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IHUM, Make Some Noise! Who Wants a Free T-shirt?

May 30, 2012 8:21 pmComments Off on IHUM, Make Some Noise! Who Wants a Free T-shirt?
IHUM, Make Some Noise! Who Wants a Free T-shirt?
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The Stanford Bucket List

May 29, 2012 9:00 amComments Off on The Stanford Bucket List
The Stanford Bucket List

The school year is winding down, and if you are a senior that means it is time to start checking off the items on your Stanford Bucket List. However, many of you may not have created your Bucket List, so we took the time to prepare the perfect bucket list […]

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Dean Julie to Step Down in June: “If IHUM Goes, I Go”

April 11, 2012 6:00 amComments Off on Dean Julie to Step Down in June: “If IHUM Goes, I Go”
Dean Julie to Step Down in June: “If IHUM Goes, I Go”

After years of loyal service to Stanford, Julie Lythcott-Haims, Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising, has officially declared that she will resign from her position in June. Yet this will not be a calm and easy resignation into the shadows. In a press conference at the Sweet Hall, Dean Julie […]

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IHUM Replacement “Thinking Matters” In Search of Catchy Abbreviation

March 5, 2012 8:01 amComments Off on IHUM Replacement “Thinking Matters” In Search of Catchy Abbreviation
IHUM Replacement “Thinking Matters” In Search of Catchy Abbreviation

With SUES and the Faculty Senate on board with the replacement for IHUM, the search has begun for a catchy abbreviation for the class. Called “Thinking Matters,” the initial suggestion of ThinkMat leaves much to be desired. “ThinkMat just sounds so nerdy,” said Carly Hammond as she began planning a […]

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Decision to Euthanize IHUM Sparks Controversy

February 6, 2012 6:00 amComments Off on Decision to Euthanize IHUM Sparks Controversy
Decision to Euthanize IHUM Sparks Controversy

IHUM used to be a thriving forum where students sparred and matched wits, a place where students could break bread with such intellectual giants as Nietzsche and Marx. But starting a few years ago, everything changed. IHUM theses became vague and supporting evidence faded away. Attendance fell and Facebook usage […]

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Flipside Staff Opposes Cuts to IHUM Program

February 3, 2012 6:00 amComments Off on Flipside Staff Opposes Cuts to IHUM Program
Flipside Staff Opposes Cuts to IHUM Program

In a recent Flipside editorial meeting, the publication’s staff voted unanimously to resist changes to the university’s IHUM program, claiming it would eliminate the most convenient source of jokes in upcoming years.\ “To be honest, its tough to come up with consistently biting humor to satirize the political, economic and […]

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Existential Crisis Goes Unnoticed

November 18, 2011 6:00 amComments Off on Existential Crisis Goes Unnoticed
Existential Crisis Goes Unnoticed

It was something of a disappointment when, last Thursday, the world failed to take notice of freshman Anita Woolworth’s brief but earth-shaking existential crisis. Woolworth reports that she was sitting in IHUM lecture, struggling to stay awake, when suddenly she found herself questioning everything she thought she knew. “The professor […]

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