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Blogs

Looking for fresh, uncensored perspectives from your fellow alumni? You've come to the right place. These blogs are written by alums, for alums — we just provide the soapbox.

  • The Alumni Blog

    From parenting to travel to living well--Alumni write on what's important to them.

  • Cardinal Conversations

    World events, social trends and everything else you're thinking about—while it's happening. A STANFORD magazine blog featuring journalist Karen Springen, '83.


  • Straight from the Vine -- Archives

    Bruce Cass, '69, author of "The Oxford Companion to Wines of North America" and instructor at Bruce Cass Wine Lab, writes about wine. (Archived posts. As of June 2011, any new posts by this author are in the Alumni Blog.)

  • Every Day Stanford

    After spending one year taking a Stanford photo a day, Cindy Shorney Pearson, '80, MA '82, moderates the next phase in our photoblog: alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends coming together to share photos of campus life. Please join in! All shutterbugs are encouraged to post photos to our Flickr group, and we'll feature highlights on the blog.

  • My Life as a Geek -- Archives

    Katie Mauro Zeigler, '95, MA '96, embraces her hidden geek and encourages her children to do the same. (Archived posts. As of June 2011, any new posts by this author are in the Alumni Blog.)

  • The State of the Student -- Archives

    Charlene Scholtes Margot, '77, a former teacher, a public school volunteer and founder of a parent education series at a Palo Alto-area high school, explores the pressures on teens today. (Archived posts. As of June 2011, any new posts by this author are in the Alumni Blog.)

  • Are We There Yet? -- Archives

    Lea Ann Garrison Knight, '83, talks to midlife alumni about what's next in their lives. (Archived posts. As of June 2011, any new posts by this author are in the Alumni Blog.)

  • California Adventures -- Archives

    Hillary Stamm, '98, blogs about travel destinations in the Golden State. (Archived posts. As of June 2011, any new posts by this author are in the Alumni Blog.)

  • What to Read -- Archives

    Bookworms tell what's on their nightstands. (Archived posts. As of June 2011, any new posts by these authors are in the Alumni Blog.)

  • Inside Design -- Archives

    Soren Petersen, PhD '09, blogs on cutting-edge design research and state-of-the-art application of metric driven design in industry. (Archived posts. As of June 2011, any new posts by this author are in the Alumni Blog.)

  • Living Well -- Archives

    A diverse group of alums share what they've learned about experiencing life to its fullest. (Archived posts. As of June 2011, any new posts by these authors are in the Alumni Blog.)

  • Life with Junior -- Archives

    Leland and Jane Stanford founded this school in honor of their only son, Leland Stanford Jr., and declared that "the children of California shall be our children." Many thousands of "their children," from California and points beyond, have since become parents themselves. Here, a cross-section of them describe triumphs and tribulations. (Archived posts. As of June 2011, any new posts by these authors are in the Alumni Blog.)

  • Miami Twice -- Archives

    Eighteen years ago, Stanford's football team went to Miami and came back with a crushing win over Penn State. Now, as the team heads back for the Orange Bowl, Miami Herald TV critic Glenn Garvin, '75, leads readers through Miami lore and legend.

    Write ggarvin@stanfordalumni.org with Stanford alumni bowl events and news in Miami. (Archived posts. As of June 2011, any new posts by this author are in the Alumni Blog.)

  • White Plaza Watch -- Archives

    Student photographers show us life on campus through their lenses. (Archived posts. New posts by these authors are in Every Day Stanford.)

Blog Directory

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