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Features

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

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.

‘Losing Max Was Burden Enough’

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

By

Ivan Maisel

Essays

Frosh out of Water

Those first weeks, I was sure I didn’t belong at Stanford.

By

Alison Ozawa Sanders

All Right Now

Life Swap

During the pandemic, a video game offers more than simple fun.

By

Sam Kelly

Germ Theories

Lab leak? Animal transmission? Why David Relman and his colleagues told the world that we need to investigate both of COVID-19’s origin stories.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

Vaccines, Please

Advice for teens, by teens.

By

Sophia Boyd-Fliegel

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

Meet Nick Hakes

An aspiring military trauma surgeon from the Midwest.

By

Sam Scott

A Short History of Stanford Stadium

The venerable venue celebrates 100 years. Sort of.

By

Sam Scott

Beast of Eden

John Steinbeck’s 1930 novel rests in an archive, never to be published.

By

Sam Scott

Columns

Don’t Cry for Me, Lagunita

Stanford ditches the Draw in favor of community continuity.

By

Kathy Zonana

Creating a Sustainable Future

Stanford is launching its first school in more than 70 years.

By

Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Departments

Book Review: The Soul of Silicon Valley

New and Notable

By

Melina Walling

Triumphs in Tokyo

Stanford at the Olympics.

By

Summer Moore Batte