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XASS: Where are you from? What year are you? What are you majoring in? Nate: I’m a senior from Boise, Idaho and I’m majoring in environmental systems engineering, focusing on oceanography. XASS: You don’t come from a maritime state. Why the interest in the ocean? Nate: It’s because the ocean […]

Nate the Naturalist   Recently updated !


XASS:  We’ll start with the basics. What year are you? What’s your major? Where are you from? Faa:  My major is mathematical and computational sciences. This is just a fancy way of saying it’s a mix of CS and math. I’m from Brooklyn, New York. XASS: All right, so being […]

Faa, Anime Afficianado



XASS: Jesha, welcome. What year are you and where are you from? Jesha: I am a senior and I’m from Tanzania. That’s in East Africa. XASS: Okay, so from Tanzania, why Stanford? It’s not the most obvious choice. Jesha: It’s because I went to this international high school, and the […]

Jesha, Twinkie Lover


XASS:  Let’s start with the basics. What year are you? What’s your major? Where are you from? Faith:  I’m Faith, I’m a junior, and I’m an international relations major, but it’s been a journey. I came in wanting to do international relations, explored lots of majors, and then came back. […]

Faith – Cheering for Jesus



XASS: All right. I’m here with Tristan. What year are you? Tristan: I’m a sophomore. XASS: Have you declared a major yet? Tristan: Not yet. I am interested in computer science, psych and econ. XASS: So those are your academic interests. Do you have any personal hobbies? Tristan: I like […]

Tristan – Keeping the Gospel First


XASS: Annika, what year are you and what are you studying? Annika: I’m a junior, and I’m studying classics and linguistics. XASS: Where are you from? Annika: I’m from the Washington, DC, area. So northern Virginia. XASS: What about classics and linguistics is so appealing to you? Annika: My academic outlook […]

Annika – Fight Me!



And I thought that was a really interesting and sort of a savage quote from the Bible. Noah XASS:  Let’s start with the basics. What year are you? Where are you from? What is your major? Noah: Sure. I’m a sophomore. I’m from a beach town in northern San Diego […]

Noah, Emerging Philanthropist


XASS: Johannes, welcome! What year are you and where are you from? Johannes: I’m a junior and I grew up here in Los Altos. Born in Stanford Hospital. Been here all my life. XASS: Brothers or sisters? Johannes: Nope. Just me. XASS: So what was it like growing up in […]

Johannes – In The Shadow of Stanford