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News brief: Swimmer Andrew Liang (’14) commits to the Cardinal

News brief: Swimmer Andrew Liang ('14) commits to the Cardinal

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer

October 1, 2013

On October 1st, Palo Alto High School swimmer and Olympic trialist Andrew Liang (‘14) announced his intentions to stay in Palo Alto after verbally committing to Stanford University. Also considering offers from Harvard and Princeton, Liang decided the Cardinal was the best fit for him. “Stanford was the...

And we’re off: College football kick-off

The Stanford Cardinal football team started the season ranked at No. 4 in the country and beat San Jose State 34-13 in its home opener.

Zach Rizk, Columnist

September 8, 2013

There really aren’t many things that I love as much as college football. Questionably better than my prized Chick-Fil-A, it's easy for me to acknowledge the month of September, of college football, as the most wonderful time of year. This year, it didn't take long for the action to get rolling. Wi...

Chryst picks Stanford over USC, Alabama

Chryst picks Stanford over USC, Alabama

Zach Rizk, Columnist

June 29, 2013

Palo Alto high school’s standout quarterback Keller Chryst (‘14) decided to stay in his hometown, Palo Alto, after committing to the Stanford Cardinal, Thursday. Chryst picked Stanford over offers from Alabama, Arizona, USC and Pitt. "I just felt it was the best for me overall," Chryst said to...

Fresh out of Luck

Fresh out of Luck

Josh Stern, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012

Before Stanford played USC, I was ready to write a long column on all the ways the Cardinal needed to step up in order to repeat the success of previous seasons. After its first two games, Stanford seemed like it wouldn't be able to win against a decent team. But as I stormed the field with the re...

Column: why College Football should embrace a playoff

The Stanford Cardinal celebrate a victory over Cal in the annual

Jonny Glazier, Staff Writer

September 8, 2011

As I watched my beloved Stanford Cardinal hoist the Orange Bowl trophy high into the sky of South Beach, I felt a maelstrom of mixed emotions. I was thrilled to see the Cardinal thrash the Virginia Tech Hokies by an astounding score of 40-12, and even more jubilant that I could harass my Uncle, a d...

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