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  • Three takeaways from Stanford’s loss to USC

    The primary lack of the Troy Taylor period was ugly: the USC Trojans (3-0, 1-0 Pac-12) dominated Stanford (1-1, 0-1 Pac-12) 56-10 on the Los Angeles Coliseum, of their final matchup as Pac-12 foes.  The Trojans’ explosive offense scored on all however one possession within the first half, serving to construct a 49-3 lead earlier…

  • The Good Particular person Tour: Ingrid Andress on the Nice American Music Corridor

    On Wednesday, Aug. 23, American nation singer Ingrid Andress carried out on the Nice American Music Corridor in San Francisco as a part of her ongoing tour, ‘The Good Particular person’, promoted by Goldenvoice. Andress’s efficiency was opened by Carol Ades.

  • Tash Sultana and Chiiild at Frost

    On Friday, Aug. 25, Australian singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Tash Sultana introduced their North American tour to Frost Amphitheater on the Stanford campus. Sultana carried out a number of crowd favorites, together with ‘Fairly Girl’ and ‘Jungle’, in addition to picks from their current album, ‘Sugar’, launched on Aug. 11.

  • Stanford kicks off soccer season with promising victory

    A 37-24 win over Hawaii (0-2, 0-0 Mountain West) has Stanford followers excited concerning the soccer workforce (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12) for the remainder of the 12 months. Whereas it’s too early to say something conclusive concerning the Cardinal’s season prospects, the primary sport did reveal some issues concerning the id and make-up of the workforce.…

  • Stanford joins Atlantic Coast Convention

    It’s official: Stanford College is about to hitch the Atlantic Coast Convention, in accordance with a Friday morning announcement. Stanford has competed within the Pac-12 since 1918 however will enter the ACC as newcomers alongside Cal and SMU within the 2024-25 faculty yr. The East Coast-based convention beforehand rejected the notion of growth: three days…

  • Two Tessier-Lavigne papers retracted on his final day as president

    Outstanding journal Science issued retraction notices for 2 high-profile Marc Tessier-Lavigne papers in the present day, the identical day his tenure as Stanford’s eleventh president formally ends. Tessier-Lavigne, who had beforehand defended the research which have now been withdrawn, acknowledged that the analysis contained manipulated knowledge within the notices. That is the newest improvement in…

  • A real “mastermind”: Unpacking 13 of Taylor Swift’s “1989 (Taylor’s Model)” Easter eggs

    On Aug. 9, 2023, Taylor Swift introduced the discharge date of her re-recorded album “1989 (Taylor’s Model)” through the closing present of the Eras Tour’s first U.S. leg. Many already noticed it coming. Taylor Swift’s followers are notorious for being Swifties by day and detectives by night time, diligently following the paths of clues that…

  • Specialists warn of the West Nile Virus as mosquito season picks up

    With mosquito season in full swing by the tip of August, Stanford infectious illness specialists have expressed concern over the rise of mosquito-borne ailments just like the West Nile Virus (WNV). There are at the moment over 200 confirmed instances of WNV within the U.S. Catherine Blish, an infectious ailments professor, mentioned she is anxious for…

  • Mañana Será Bonito: Karol G at Levi’s Stadium

    On Aug. 14, Colombian reggaeton and Latin entice singer Karol G carried out at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, the second cease on her first U.S. stadium tour, ‘Mañana Será Bonito’, produced by Stay Nation. The tour commenced three days prior at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV.

  • If Y’all Weren’t Right here, I’d Be Crying: Publish Malone at Shoreline Amphitheatre

    On Aug. 16, American rapper and singer Publish Malone carried out at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View. Shoreline marked the second-to-last cease on his 2023 tour, ‘If Y’all Weren’t Right here, I’d Be Crying’, produced by Stay Nation. American indie rock band Seashore Fossils opened the live performance.

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