Spotlight Series


XASS: Let’s start with a little bit about yourself, Deborah. Where are you from and what are you studying? Deborah: I am actually a military kid. So growing up, I moved about ten times to various places around the world. I’m most likely going to be studying international relations with […]

Deborah – Learning To Pray


This interview was conducted by George, so bear that in mind as you read the end. 😂 XASS: Daniel, how are you doing this fine evening? Daniel: Good, good. XASS: Good to hear. Will you please tell me about yourself? Daniel: I am a junior now. It doesn’t feel that […]

Daniel, The Happy Chef



XASS: Minha, what year are you? Minha: I am a junior now. XASS: Wow. What are you studying? Minha: I’m studying mathematical and computational science and minoring in dance. XASS: Interesting. Why that? Minha: Coming into college, I was thinking either math or performance studies. It was my first time […]

Minha – Fighting!


We’re here with Mr. Toasty, class of 2020 XASS: How did you get the name Toasty? Toasty: So back in middle school I talked about toast *one time*. And then my friends started calling me Toasty and so on my application to Stanford I put Mr. Toasty as my preferred […]

Toasty – Meme Lord Serving the Lord



“I just wanted to hear about doubt and how that applied to life at Stanford.” Today we’re interviewing Hadassah, class of 2022. XASS: Hadassah, welcome. So let’s start with the basic information. Where you from? What’s your family like? Just just give us a sense of who you are. Hadassah: […]

Hadassah, The Newberry Afficianado