How Rachael got her groove back. Retiring after finishing 18th at Nationals, former U.S. Olympian Rachael Flatt, ’15, found an unexpected calling in a lab at Stanford. “It started filling that gap from skating. I thought, ‘I have to do this.’” Story link in bio. (📽️: Aaron Kehoe)
“Me Too and Time’s Up are calling for culture change.” Students celebrated Full Moon on the Quad earlier this month. But the long-standing tradition has undergone some notable changes to foster a safer, healthier environment for participants—including an emphasis on consent and gratitude. Full story, link in bio. (📷: Ryan Fong Jae, ’19)
This might be the most Stanford thing you'll read all Valentine's Day. 💕🤓 Inspired by the “stable marriage problem, Sophia Sterling-Angus, ’19, and Liam McGregor, ’20, created the campus-viral Stanford Marriage Pact as a final project for Econ 136. Their algorithm pairs students with ideal backup spouses, eliciting some meme-worthy reactions. Story link in bio. (📷: @sterlingangus)
Sharp and cute as a button! Whether you met your best friend on Move-In Day or at your 20-year #StanfordReunion, share your #StanfordSweethearts story and tag your draw group. 💕 Show us that Cardinal love!
The original #StanfordSweethearts. Nearly 115 years ago, William Armfield Holt and Ethel Rhodes Holt, both class of 1902, made history as the first couple to say I do at Memorial Church. Their joyful, commemorative bookplate can be found adorning select volumes at Stanford Libraries. (📷: @sulpreservation)
All that Jazzy! 🎵 After seven years on the U.S. national rhythmic gymnastics team, Jasmine Jazzy Kerber, ’20, didn’t quite make it to Rio. As an athlete-turned-spectator, she reflects on what it means to have been a world-class competitor without an Olympic appearance. More on Jazzy in IG Stories and link in bio! (📷: Suzanne Metzel)