Spotlight Series


XASS: Let’s start with the basics. Where are you from? What year are you? Abigail: I’m from Orange County, California, and I am a freshman. XASS: Okay. So why Stanford? Abigail: Well, I guess, the main reasons… Well, one of the reasons was because my grandpa went here, so that’s […]

Abigail the Artist   Recently updated !


XASS: Let’s start with the basics. Where are you from? What class are you? Jack: I’m class of 2023 and I’m from Southern California, the suburbs outside of LA. XASS: I think a question most people have about you, Jack, is why the suits? Jack: I started getting into classic […]

Jack the Dapper



XASS: Let’s start with the basics. What year are you? Where are you from? Analaura: I am a sophomore right now. Where I’m from is always a tricky question to answer, because I was born in Merida, Yucatan in Mexico, but have lived in Whittier, California for nearly 14 years. […]

Analaura the Ambassador


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



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