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September 2021

The Basic Question

Should everyone receive a small, stable income from the government? The idea is going around again, and some think its time has come.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

Features

September 2021

All Together Now

For the first time since spring 2020, there are several thousand undergraduates on the Farm. The university has big plans for how they’ll live and learn.

September 2021

The Heat Is On

Stanford faculty are blazing paths in fire control and prevention to help us live in a changed climate.

By

Katherine Ellison

September 2021

Meet Nick Hakes

An aspiring military trauma surgeon from the Midwest.

By

Sam Scott

September 2021

A Short History of Stanford Stadium

The venerable venue celebrates 100 years. Sort of.

By

Sam Scott

September 2021

‘Losing Max Was Burden Enough’

In the midst of family tragedy, a father decides that the best path is candor.

By

Ivan Maisel

July 2021

Meet Grace Hu

When the time-space continuum encounters a force for good.

By

Sam Scott

July 2021

A Friendship Mission

The improbable, coincidental and utterly true story of an alum who went missing for 13 years, and the friends who found him.

By

Kevin Cool

July 2021

What the Wilderness Letter Wrought

Stegner’s ‘labor of an afternoon’ struck a chord around the world.

By

Daniel Arnold

July 2021

Westword, Bound

The written world of Wallace Stegner was one of calloused hands and expansive beauty. His most famous pupils saw things differently.

By

Daniel Arnold

July 2021

Just Curious

How a boy who played with fire (and mercury, and bleach) became a bioengineer who brought $1 origami microscopes (and paper centrifuges, and snorkel-mask PPE) to the world.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

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