Fuck Stanford

America's prettiest sun-soaked research university has somehow managed to become the "Harvard of the West" without getting any of the loathing that befalls the "Harvard of the East." It's time we talk about Stanford as it is: a stuck-up temple to new plutocracy, cronyism, and greed. » 7/16/14 3:03pm 7/16/14 3:03pm

If a Tree Falls Down Drunk in the Bleachers, Does It Make a Sound?

Fantastic. According to a story first run in the San Jose Mercury News, the Stanford University band's famous tree mascot was fired for being completely shit-faced during last week's Cal/Stanford basketball game. Erin Lashnits, who served as the rowdy tree blew a .157 BAC during the game,the story said. It's unclear… » 2/16/06 2:10pm 2/16/06 2:10pm