The origins of Stanford’s “Tree” mascot

Complete with ogling blue eyes, scarlet fish lips and tentacle-like leaf appendages, today’s Stanford mascot looks like a constipated squid struggling with dinner (note the frenetic footwork of the Cardinal peeking from the its underparts). The Tree, crowned with a tacky lei of fake roses, has made most onlookers scratch
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5 things all freshmen should do before the semester ends

Every year, a new cohort of bright and passionate freshmen enter Berkeley’s pristine campus and marvel at the majesty of their future. While the fall semester is already over and the school year is almost wrapping up, we hope everyone has been living his or her freshman year to the fullest. We’ve
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