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Requirement for co-op pre-assignment more stringent, deadline tonight
With tonight’s deadline for pre-assignment fast approaching, a new housing policy will require students who wish to pre-assign into a cooperative house for the 201213 academic year to use their Tier 2 housing preference. While in the past students had been able to draw into co-ops such as Kairos and Enchanted Broccoli Forrest (EBF) with their Tier 3 housing preference, now all co-ops require the use of a Tier 2 preference. This change means that for students who have already used their Tier 2 housing, choosing to pre-assign to a co-op will require that they use their Tier 1 housing preference. Anthony So ’14 was planning to use his Tier 3 housing choice to pre-assign into a co-op during his junior year. “But now I can’t,” he said, suggesting that he doesn’t want to use his Tier 1 preference to land in a co-op. “I like the idea of pre-assigning,” So added. “Living in a co-op is a great way to meet people and have a sense of community.” “It seems like this policy really limits the amount that you can diversify your Stanford experience through housing,” So said. “Basically, you have to live in a dorm for the majority of the time.” Gabriella Durango ’12 said she also believes that the new policy is restricting to individuals who are looking to live in a co-op. She predicted that the change would be met with negative feedback. “It seems like housing is getting homogenized,” Durango said. “I personally don’t like it,” she added. “Not only does it limit people’s choices, but it could destroy a community that people really treasure.” According to Durango, the community atmosphere of co-ops appeals strongly to individuals who feel much more comfortable living in a co-op rather than a dorm. “Co-ops are getting more and more popular, but it seems like this policy is just another way to facilitate the homogenization of housing at Stanford,” she said. A ResEd assistant dean did not respond to a request for comment in time for publication. Some students, however, said they believe that the change of policy might offe


ASSU Senate to experience full turnover
Lowest candidate turnout in the last decade, no senators seeking re-election

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The number of candidates for the ASSU Undergraduate Senate has hit its lowest in at least a decade this election cycle, with only 24 students set to appear on the spring ballot for 15 Senate seats. Of the candidates, 21 are freshmen. According to data from the Elections Commission archives, the number of Senate candidates has, in recent history, generally hovered near 40 students each election cycle and has not dipped below 30 in seven years. Last year, 39 undergraduates declared, petitioned and campaigned, and each received more than 150 votes in the election. Although he could only speculate, Senator Alon Elhanan ’14 said he thinks this year’s Senate more honestly represented senator responsibilities to potential candidates, deterring the less-committed who may have otherwise considered running. “I think we have more accurately portrayed what being on the Senate is actually like, so I think there is less fluff,” he said. “We are legitimately trying to only get the people who actually want to do the job, more than just hyping [Senate].” “Everyone wants to run for something, but it’s when you find out what you’re running for that I think people don’t want to do it,” he added. “We’ve been really good about actually giving the details of what people are running for.”

ASB celebrates 25th year

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A record 193 students participated in the 18 Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trips offered this year, which tackled issues including education reform in New York City and the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, ASB is a voluntary student organization, closely affiliated with the Haas Center for Public Service, which has the goal of exposing “students to complex social and cultural issues through community visits, experiential learning, direct service, group discussion, readings and reflection activities,” according to the group’s website. The program received nearly 890 applications this year, submitted by 360 individuals. Each student may apply for up to three trips each year. “The turnout was definitely a lot higher than last year,” said Sarah Hennessy ’12, executive director of ASB. “Every year we’re adding more trips. Last year we had 17 trips, and next year we’re aiming to offer 20 to 22 ASB trips.” Because of this high student inter-

est, Hennessy said ASB is also planning to expand its program this fall to offer three to five trips during Thanksgiving break, what she described as a “shorter version of ASB.” The ASB management team is currently planning the new Thanksgiving offerings, hoping to preserve the factors that have made the spring break trips a success. “Students would attend one or two six-hour seminars and then four days out in the field before coming back to the Haas Center to share their public service experiences,” Hennessy said of the current proposal for the fall trips. “We want to preserve the ethics and principles of service learning taught during ASB,” she added. “We never just send people out in the field; they need to be prepared, know servicelearning principles and have some content knowledge. This will be built into the Thanksgiving break program, but just in a different way than the ASB program is.” Spring ASB trips currently require that participants take a one-unit course throughout winter quarter to

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Researchers find that warm lab mice produce SPEAKERS & EVENTS more accurate tests
By THE DAILY NEWS STAFF A study by a group of Stanford researchers shows that uncomfortable, chilly conditions for lab mice may be partly responsible for the low reliability of animal drug testing. Currently nine out of ten drugs tested in mice fail in humans. Joseph Garner, associate professor of comparative medicine, and his team recommend that lab mice and other lab testing animals be given materials to build nests in lab environments. Garner predicts that this change will allow lab mice to more naturally regulate their temperature, which might make them accept drugs in a more humanlike way. “If you want to design a drug that will help a patient in the hospital, you cannot reasonably do that in animals that are cold-stressed and are compensating with an elevated metabolic rate,” Garner said. The study was published March 30 online in PLoS One.
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Author and technology commentator Howard Rheingold discussed five new “literacies” necessary for life with social media: attention, participation, collaboration, critical consumption and network know-how.

Rheingold calls for new literacy in social media

Entrepreneurship Network offering concierge service
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Easter eggs adorn a tree in the Main Quad as part of a student Easter egg hunt. Christian Holy Week culminates this weekend with Easter Sunday.

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“You have to understand that everything you do [on the Internet] now is going to be there forever, is going to be searchable, is going to be reproducible and is going to be broadcast around the world,” said Howard Rheingold during a discussion about his latest book, “Net Smart: How to Thrive Online” at Braun Auditorium Thursday evening. “[Rheingold]’s a really important Bay Area figure,” said Professor Fred Turner, director of the Science, Technology, and Society Program, which cosponsored the talk along with the Department of Communication. “He was the first to ever use the words ‘virtual communities’ in print. He’s been a really influential thinker on virtual communities and collaboration online for several decades.” Rheingold has written four books, including his latest, and has served as editor for several publications. He currently teaches “Virtual Communities and Social Media” at Stanford. “Instead of confining my inquiry to ‘Is Google making us stupid?’ ‘Is Facebook commoditizing our privacy,’ or ‘Is Twitter chopping our attention into microslices’ — all good questions — I’ve been asking myself and others how to use social media intelligently, humanely, and above all, mindfully,” Rheingold wrote in an email to The Daily. Rheingold said that “Net Smart” is the culmina-

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“We only have four years [at Stanford]. all over campus is key to the success of this role. to me and to everyone. collaboration. helping bring together business and engineering aspects of the field. — Matt Bettonville BRIEFS Continued from front page dents.” Ramachandran wrote in an email to The Daily. “Probably one of the biggest points he brought up in his presentation was talking about participation in social media. Cruz served on both the 11th and 12th Undergraduate Senates. Stanford’s Cliff Nass and though the body includes only two graduating seniors.” Sides said she believes she can find this sense of a close-knit community in a co-op. participation. “which might contribute to them getting a negative impression of what the ASSU Senate does and deter them from wanting to be a part of it. “One of the great things about the Internet being almost shallow is that it’s not that hard to simply change your practices.” Contact Julia Enthoven at jjejje@stanford. there’s no such thing as a ‘standard’ entrepreneurship inquiry. “It’s a very hard job. Therefore.” Part of the appeal of the co-ops at Stanford is that they offer an alternative style of living.” Alqatari said. “because so much of our real lives depends on how knowledgeably and mindfully we navigate digital media. several senators said that they hope to continue advocating for change on campus. everyone who would pre-assign to the co-op would be really enthusiastic about it since it would be their top choice. such as the NAACP. with a strong sense of community and ownership. “The biggest thing I’m going to take away is something I think me and my friends forget a lot: to make sure we’re not in that ‘echo chamber. and because the way we use these emerging media today will influence the way they are used and misused for decades to come. will serve as the Stanford Entrepreneurship Network’s first entrepreneurship concierge. . described his co-op is “a big. “This year we had lots of freshmen come and visit Synergy. attributed the smaller number of candidates to a less accurate public perception of Senate” Elhanan said. find three good sources that confirm the piece of information before passing it on.” “With co-ops it’s all about the community. Hodes will present again tonight at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Auditorium.” said Maddy Sides ’15. update your Facebook status matters to you. “That way. “I’ve heard from some of my upperclassmen friends about co- ops. Every year since 2006.” Though the effects of the policy have yet to be seen. Rafael Vazquez ’12 has served for two years. “Entrepreneurship thrives at Stanford. at least one outgoing senator has sought either the ASSU presidency or reelection to the Senate. “I’ve committed myself to making change on campus via other avenues. “They have told me about their positive experiences. since there is a sense of communal ownership. critical consumption and network know-how.2 N Friday.’ we’re not listening to opinions that are like our own. RHEINGOLD Continued from front page tion of nearly 30 years of online experience. it seems like most of the people who would use Tier 3 to draw into co-ops would also use their Tier 2 as well. I really want to continue to live in a community.” Peter Johnston ’14.” said Crystal Nwaneri ’13.” she added. research and multiple interviews with “contemporary masters of social media such as Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales. “Living in an all-freshman dorm has been a cool part of the year.” Hayward told the Stanford Report. the connections through social media seems to be a very important and critical part of actually using the social media for a purpose. a physician who has worked in Ethiopia for 20 years representing the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. affectionate family. as none are running for election to ASSU office next year. Rheingold summarized each of these literacies into a few points.” Contact Lindsey Txakeeyang at ntxakee@stanford. no current members of the Senate have plans to continue in the ASSU. stream video from your phone.” His lecture Thursday focused on a summary of what he called the five essential literacies of social media: attention.” Durango said. “More so recently than in previous years.” said Mary McCann. almost all of the current sophomore senators said they will be studying abroad next year. This is often a major factor influencing students who choose to pre-assign into co-ops. and you want to do other things. CO-OPS Continued from front page more enthusiasm and interest in the co-ops themselves. It’s so much more than that. Largely. president of the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students. loving. Making the networks. Frosh Council members were not informed of election opportunities this year until a month later than traditionally. “You really invest yourself into the housing community. to the Stanford Report. Contact Issra Omer at iomer@stanford. a social media intern for the non-profit organization Be A Remedy. Everyone feels responsible and has a greater respect for others. the ROTC debate of last ALISA ROYER/The Stanford Daily Rick Hodes. shared the story of his work with students Thursday night. “I was thinking about it a lot. which he said “certainly contributed” to the decrease in candidates ASSU President Michael Cruz ’12 speculated that this year’s lack of widespread controversy surrounding ASSU legislation and initiatives — as compared to.” A main role of the concierge will be focusing on interdisciplinary aspects of entrepreneurship. Additionally. It takes up a lot of your time. according to Sides. each Senate — with the exception of the ninth — has had between one and three incumbents. April 6. coming to Stanford from Khosla Ventures. citing “academic coursework. cleaning and cooking. for example. “I think this [policy] will just reduce the number of people who pre-assign. . the Stanford Entrepreneurship Network (SEN) is leaving the role open to fill whatever niche it finds. several senators also noted that the ASSU position was a significant commitment and prevented them from engaging fully in other pursuits.” Shawn Dye ’14 wrote of his decision in an email to The Daily.” Nwaneri said.” he said. however. a resource for developing programming and relationships with Silicon Valley. however. “My passion for social justice has been limited by my position within the ASSU. and I wanted to look into them. rendering them ineligible to serve on the Senate. experiences and appetite for risk. “Social media is not just what the website is. Echoing the sentiments of Pang and DeLong. During this same time period.” “Coming home to Synergy is like coming to your actual home.” he added. 2012 The Stanford Daily Bringing aid to Africa ASSU Continued from front page Outgoing Senator and Academic Affairs Chair Janani Ramachandran ’14.” Sides said of her current living environment. “There is so much freedom and independence living at Synergy. Listening and staying connected to students from . reflecting on a point Rheingold made about critical consumption. When asked why they decided not to run for re-election. and there were tons who pre-assigned. “Maybe people will have a better chance of drawing into the coop that they want because they are using their Tier 2.” said Justin Wiguna ’15. campus publications have been posting negative criticisms against the ASSU Senate rather than highlighting some of the actual issues they are working on. Current Chair of the 13th Undergraduate Senate.” Senator Samar Alqatari ’14 said that she regretted that she could not run again because she had accumulated knowledge over her one-year term that would have been beneficial as a representative. and I hope to alleviate myself from the various barriers that exist within the institution. a Synergy resident. year — may have resulted in increased student apathy.” According to Senator Dan Ashton ’14. “The idea of drawing into a big sophomore dorm doesn’t really appeal to me.” Both students said they feel they will be taking steps toward being more mindful about their use of social media. “Each student has unique needs.” Johnston said. Johnston doesn’t believe that the changes will affect the atmosphere at Synergy or other co-ops. and it’s because of the sense of community. They ranged from remembering to breathe while reading one’s email to the idea that one should “triangulate” while passing around information on the Internet — that is. friendships and the other priorities” in an email to The Daily. and we hope to share this information with Angela so that she and the rest of SEN can help us fill those gaps.” Rheingold said. but entrepreneurship means different things to different people. “We are currently doing a field test to see what is missing as an entrepreneurship resource at Stanford. a Daily photo editor. because after my term I realized exactly what the point of the Senate is and where its most influence is . Current Senators Brianna Pang ’13 and Dan DeLong ’13 had originally declared intent to run as a slate for the ASSU Executive but recently dropped out of the race.” “Ultimately. “The way you use a search engine. Angela Hayward. and I realized that I didn’t know that running for Senate last year.

near the intersection of Palm Drive and Roth Way. Santa Clara and San Mateo. As for the participants. She added.m.” Mikell said.” Mikell led “Justice Deferred: The Realities of California’s Juvenile Justice System” with Rameerah Anderson ’12 this year.m. APRIL 3 I Somebody FRIDAY. and 5 p. but we offer financial aid to those who need it.m. “In the future. I Somebody was arrested at 12:35 p. “Not only can an individual make a difference.” she added. According to Hennessy.” Mikell said. “We went on the Justice Deferred ASB trip last year and had a great time.m. Thirty-six student volunteers led this year’s trips. MARCH 30 side of Twain North in Stern Hall sometime between 10 a.m.” Mikell added that the group also had an opportunity for direct service.000 for nonairfare trips. MARCH 26 Permit was stolen from a car parked in Lot 17 between 9 a.” Chang said. I A ‘C’ minor in possession of alcohol near the intersection of Stanford Ave. I At approximately 11:50 p. 2012 N 3 ASB North Korean youth defectors Continued from front page explore the topics of their trips. serving breakfast to the homeless at a church that hosted them during the break. Leaders propose a trip topic with a rough itinerary and interview with the ASB directing team. “In Sacramento.m.The Stanford Daily Friday. and 9:40 a. Just enough time for a morning run. however.m. She expects 200 to 250 people to attend the reunion. on March 23 and 11:30 a.” agreed with these sentiments. After receiving applicants.” she said. the previous night and 5:30 p. I A bike was stolen from outside of Griffin between 6 a. “A Story of Survivors: The Lives of North Korean Youth Defectors. IA MONDAY. so that they can show how to shape a path in public service. This year marks the 25th anniversary of ASB. it lasts for the rest of your Stanford career. “This created a balance between learning and service. on March 29. on April 1.” ASB receives funding from ASSU Special Fees. associate director of finance for ASB.m. on March 20 and 7 p. we learned more in depth about Senate Bill 9 and also had dinner with a probation officer. We still communicate with our past ASB leaders.” “For our trip.m. MARCH 31 covers were stolen off a vehicle parked in Parking Structure 2 between 7:25 a. was transported to the San Jose Main Jail and booked on a warrant from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s office at 12:19 a. leader selection. and each participant pays a minimum of $40 for his or her spring break trip. on April 2. The student body approved the program’s $80.” Hennessy said. somebody stole a bike near the Escondido II Highrise. TUESDAY.m.m.m.m.m.000 of financial aid was given to students: $9. IA SUNDAY.00 in special fees. on March 23 and 9 a. I Wheel I Sometime between 10 a.m.m.m. and we got a huge response. for being in possession of a stolen bike near the intersection of Nelson Road and Sam McDonald Mall. MARCH 29 U-locked bike was stolen from a rack outside Twain East in Stern Hall between 6 p. male was cited and released for driving on a suspended license on Cabrillo Court at 6:55 p. who are then sorted among the various trips they applied for to ensure best fit.25 budget last year. we visited many juvenile halls and organizations in Oakland. and wanted to talk about main topics that people weren’t paying too much attention to.358. so that we see what we can do and the ways we can participate. “I realized that people can enact a big change through the community or by organizing.m. “We try to create a balanced group. “The relationships you create with your fellow participants and leaders continue.m.m. APRIL 1 TUESDAY. “All the participants got to talk directly to the people that were having these kinds of experiences. APRIL 2 parked near the Escondido IV Highrise between 6 p. “We consider different experiences and think about the group dynamics. “Each student pays a fee to participate. on April 2. but a larger group of people can make even more of a positive difference. I Somebody stole a tire off a bike THURSDAY. on the 28th. . done in pairs.760. ALISA ROYER/The Stanford Daily Students spoke with a member of the Youth Defectors’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights in EAST House Thursday night. on March 29 and 3 p.m. “Trip leaders are accountable for all their expenses. happens during spring quarter the year before a trip is scheduled. The discussion was a precursor event to a panel Friday with three Korean defectors titled.” POLICE BLOTTER By ALICE PHILLIPS DESK EDITOR This report covers a selection of incidents from March 26 through April 4 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin. a participant in the trip “Asian American Issues: From Identity to Action. and Yale St. a trip leader this year. on April 3.m. MARCH 28 Florence Moore Hall between 5 p. I A bike was stolen from near Anderson sometime between 10 a.m.000 for outof-state airfare and $2.” Kue Chang ’” Anderson said. team leaders rank potential participants. on March 27. APRIL 4 . and 6 p. on March 24 and 8 p. and 6 p. leaders plan their trip during summer and later take a fall quarter leader preparation class. WEDNESDAY. I A bike was stolen near Faisan in WEDNESDAY..” Chatterji reported that a total of $11. “ASB isn’t just a oneweek experience. on March 31 a bike was stolen from a rack on Nelson Road. “We’ve invited any program alumni to come back. I Somebody stole a bike from out- MONDAY. we hope to create a mentorship program with alumni who have gone on to careers in public service. “But we also had different interests . ASB is campaigning for $84. In this year’s spring election. . After selection. April 6. Chatterji said. I A wallet was stolen from the Arrillaga Center for Sports & Recreation between 9 a.” said Sher- SERENITY NGUYEN/The Stanford Daily lene Chatterji ’14. that ASB doesn’t pay entirely for any individual. Our own interests included education and gender and race disparities. MARCH 27 I Sometime between 5 p.” Contact Catherine Zaw at czaw13 @stanford.m. I Somebody stole a bike from outside Y2E2 between 10 a.m. the previous night and 8:50 a. the previous night and 8 a.m.m. somebody was cited for being a SATURDAY.” said Dominique Mikell ’14. and the group will hold a reunion on Saturday to mark the occasion.

Rarely do we acknowledge that more everyday decisions have ethical or moral components. Another way that students deceive professors is by doing secondary literature research. it isn’t uncommon to want a vacation from your vacation. and people will lie. whichever is higher. breaking them leads to a huge payoff. and the Classified Advertising Department can be reached at (650) 721-5801 during normal business hours. Some of us are used to ordering one item and eating only this item. Sebastain welcomes your feedback. and that is to reject the cultural norm — not to cheat on exams and problem sets. These problems rear their ugly heads in every aspect of travel. With rates as high as 70 to 80 percent at some of these The article only had statistics on a couple of schools. Even then. another week spent traveling with a group. op-eds to editorial@stanforddaily. Diluting the health insurance risk pool is not the first choice that comes to mind when we think about how to lead an ethical life. being healthy is not a morally praiseworthy characteristic that should permit us — the young and healthy — to forgo insurance. lies in the distinction between the “rational choice” decision — choosing to forgo insurance and instead pay a modest penalty — and the ethical decision to help uphold the ACA’s vision of expanding health insurance coverage to millions. while others assumed that the total cost would be split equally among the entire But for those of us previously unused to such a high level of human interaction. you will get fewer nachos. The situation takes a turn for the worse when the food arrives. if the student always comes up with such great ideas. to 12 a. food and beverages without any tension. I am suggesting that maybe. After all. irritation or hangover. for many young and healthy adults. These attitudes must carry over to the students who attend Stanford. the differing preferences and the financial issues. the group finally decides on a restaurant. young adult should be viewed as an ethical action. Presumably. it makes financial sense to pay the modest penalty and not purchase insurance. healthy adults. As Ezra Klein points out in a Washington Post blog entry. Some people were under the impression that they would pay only for the food they ordered. The mutually acknowledged split doesn’t go much better. Then you have to order. before you know it. hurting students who work alone and unaided. intuitions. The decision to purchase health insurance is one such mundane decision that we at the Editorial Board argue should be cast in ethical terms. Sometimes the cheating is blatant. the purchase of health insurance should be aimed at more than our personal protection against expensive medical care. at times as simple as looking at Wikipedia. I don’t think what you learn in college actually matters unless you are doing something very technical. scaling up from $95 in 2014) or 2. as Greg Smith recently did in his op-ed in the New York Times. your entire group is inevitably split by choice: cuisine. Here. To be fair. and an eager voice is asking. Since insurance companies under the ACA aren’t allowed to discriminate based on preexisting health conditions. Your group bounces back and forth between options. attractiveness of the waitstaff. will that satisfy the tastes of those craving variety? How many pitchers of sangria are enough for the table? Each question invites new possibilities for discord. But if that is the sort of workplace that exists. Can you be that person to refuse your friend a bite of your food? You can’t. We had a fantastic evening of conversation. Regardless of whether the individual insurance mandate stands or falls. After all. an interesting article came out last week in the San Jose Mercury News that talked about high school students cheating. It goes without saying that many citizens do not fall in the “young” and “invincible” category — they have expensive chronic conditions that require insurance. All are published at the discretion of the editor. selection of cocktails. You will form teams and groups to make products. The problem we have is that when everyone is playing by the rules. it can get a little claustrophobic at times. To submit a letter to the editor. ethical crises punctuate our mundane day-to-day life. the intellectual thrill of a service-learning trip or some other adventure right in the middle of that spectrum. To contact the editorial board chair.” if you’re a healthy. we must do everything we can to get ready. nother spring break. as some might say. but I wasn’t sure how I wanted to do it. But by cheating on problem sets with study groups. this makes them look more intelligent and insightful than anyone else. I’ve never heard of one state or region being more honest than another. The process of being immoral in school simply prepares you to be immoral in the workplace. When everyone is struck by similar afflictions of fatigue. it is an important action that helps keep down premiums for the less healthy participants. Though diluting an insurance risk pool may be less glamorous than donating to charity. but we at the Editorial Board feel that regardless of whether or not the mandate is upheld. many elements of group travel that can be trying. the biggest reason why the students in the article cheated was so they could get into college. young and healthy people can wait until they develop a medical condition that will be financially burdensome. Do you pay for half the food if you were only able to grab one-third of it? The problem persists even if the table generally stuck to a onedish-per-person rule. a fork has begun to invade your plate. and not pretend to come up with ideas that aren’t your own in section. After all. then to be successful in it. “I would’ve ordered that if I wanted it. like when uted to a lack of time or some other such excuse. Miriam hopes your group dinners have been positive experiences — tell her about it at melloram@stanford. the cheating learned in school is essential to working the real world. April 6. So why buy insurance if you’re among the “young invincibles. Is it each per- son for his/herself. you also “got to” spend every waking moment with the same group of people. leading to more generous grading. an entrée ordered is a claim made on a piece of property. And. healthy adult helps insurance companies avoid the “death spiral” they may face if their insurance pool is solely composed of sick. we should keep in mind that as young. Op-eds are capped at 700 words and letters are capped at 500 words. It’s social suicide. And because you’re stuck with said group in a foreign city or and photos or videos to multimedia@stanforddaily. And so. Well. Wandering around a neighborhood. The nachos arrive. But who’s eating the nachos faster? It might not be you. After painstaking debate and slow acquiescence. limited to 500 words. and this is why. Contacting The Daily: Section editors can be reached at (650) 721-5815 from 7 p. in one group dinner.4 N Friday. There are still schools that you must attend. but I made sure to eat them just as fast as he did. Instead you’re forced to watch as other flocks of forks descend upon your food. There are many. If the ACA’s mandate stands. unsurprisingly. and so begins the battle of individualists against collectivists. The students who don’t cheat are probably doing worse than the students who do. dwells every problem associated with group travel: the indecision. Let’s say you wisely decide to split huge plate of nachos with the person next to you. there is likely one element in common: you had to spend every waking moment with the same group of people. Not having to show work greatly simplifies the process of cheating. The purpose of a college education seems to be to develop the process through which you learn. Send him an email at sjgould@stanford. I don’t cheat and my GPA reflects that. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) extends the option to stay as a dependent on a family policy until the age of 26. we argue that the purchase of health insurance as a healthy. and you both dig in eagerly. e-mail editorial@stanforddaily. Any signed columns in the editorial space represent the views of their authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the entire editorial board. Others may assume that everything is up for grabs.m. and the electronic submission allows them to submit it from their open computer without arousing suspicion from the professor at the front of the room. just maybe. If this person is Unsigned editorials in the space above represent the views of the editorial board of The Stanford Daily and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Daily staff. e-mail opinions@stanforddaily. though it may be unconvincing to some. no criminal action can be pursued against those who do not pay the fine. young adults have an ethical responsibility to aid in the accessibility of insurance by joining the insurance pool. A critical mass of people in the group becomes hungry. price. can I try this? Thanks!” without waiting for a sign of approval. and that “ethics” apply to a broader range of decisions than we may care to admit. you notice that the strongest proponent of equal splitting is the person who ordered the lobster and steak entrée with a bottle of wine. and so popular opinion suggests that it’s time to eat. but sometimes I wonder if I should.” as you force a smile and take a small forkful. and all you can think is. This is a particularly sensitive issue when the bill finally arrives. then why would people be cheating in class? One thing you will probably find quickly. limited to 700 words. and then purchase insurance instead of paying the penalty. but I think it’s reasonable to assume the rates of cheating at those schools are broadly accurate. the law does not enforce payment of the penalty. and then presenting the ideas gleaned from those sources as their own. and cheating on tests by using phones and notes. or should the entire table approve of the other dishes ordered? If two people want to order the same item. Send letters to the editor to eic@stanforddaily. Glasser Michael Londgren Robert Michitarian Nate Adams Tenzin Seldon Rich Jaroslovsky AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER Managing Editors Brendan O’Byrne Deputy Editor Kurt Chirbas & Billy Gallagher Managing Editors of News Jack Blanchat Managing Editor of Sports Marwa Farag Managing Editor of Features Sasha Arijanto Managing Editor of Intermission Mehmet Inonu Managing Editor of Photography Amanda Ach Columns Editor Willa Brock Head Copy Editor Serenity Nguyen Head Graphics Editor Alex Alifimoff Web and Multimedia Editor Nate Adams Multimedia Director MollyVorwerck & Zach Zimmerman Staff Development The Stanford Daily Incorporated 1973 Tonight’s Desk Editors Matt Bettonville News Editor George Chen Sports Editor Alisa Royer Photo Editor Matt Olson Copy Editor W e tend to think about ethics in terms of acute crises. or before then for students who choose to leave their parent’s policy earlier. a less-than-stellar performance on a paper can just be attrib- have been wanting to write about our less-than-honorable peers for a while now. these students raise the there is often no escape. etc. At age 26. except that I had to negotiate the plate of nachos that I split with my neighbor. in this view. Amidst the recent political and legal challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s proposed individual insurance mandate. and if you both eat until the plate of nachos is You could argue that a workplace ethic that encourages stealing and lying to get ahead is wrong. There is another option of 2012 OPINIONS E DITORIAL The Stanford Daily The ethics of health insurance Established 1892 Board of Directors Margaret Rawson President and Editor in Chief Anna Schuessler Chief Operating Officer Sam Svoboda Vice President of Advertising Theodore L. maybe even creating a scene in the street. e-mail eic@stanforddaily. if they didn’t. and all of them are conveniently highlighted in one episode: the group meal. In a moment of bitter irony. we’ll encounter the health insurance market: employer-sponsored health insurance or individual health insurance. and the professor will therefore have a higher opinion of them. or other guideposts. We could blaze a new society in which being good means something. Your friends invite you to try their food. is the prevalence of questionable assistance on problem sets and assignments. EXISTENTIAL FORTUNE COOKIES I GPA madness Sebastain Gould students in a certain economics class sit next to each other and copy their answers straight off another’s homework. Upon graduation you are not a finished product. Soon enough you’re involuntarily caught in a competition to keep up with your hungry neighbor. from choosing a hostel to planning tourist activities and other expeditions. the less of it you will be able to eat. Furthermore. expensive-to-cover citizens. MARKS MY WORDS Groupfood A Miriam Marks eating nachos faster than you. young adult who can afford insurance but chooses not to purchase it because you believe it is unnecessary? The answer. you will probably only learn the basics. Have I been too pessimistic? I suppose I should mention that I had a flawless group dinner at the end of my spring break trip last week. we can safely assume that this includes students who will go to college.m. . if you look outside of yourself. onthe-job training that you must complete and mentors to guide you along the It is about forming friendships and working with colleagues. “Hey.5 percent of income. in recognition of the fact that the transition from college to adult independence is often less smooth than parents may cheat and steal their way to finishing. and other outside factors. If you believe that being sick or healthy is largely a matter of good or bad luck that depends on genetics. we’ll be required to purchase some form of health insurance or pay a monetary penalty of $695 per year (starting in 2016. you realize that the better your food. Whether you opted for the sunny beaches of Cabo. the dreaded “family style” method of eating. First is the pain of indecision. 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But with the illusion of free time afforded by spring break. 6 Cardinal (14-0. 12 Cal State-Northridge in pivotal back-to-back showdowns at Maples Pavilion this weekend. In a way. Cardinals curveballer Adam Wainwright and Atlanta ace Tommy Hanson. Redshirt junior lefthander Brett Mooneyham (5-1) will pitch on Friday.m. while junior righty Aaron West (42) lasted just 5. in tonight’s 5 p. However. Tsay has played Le before. Besides Lincecum.6 N Friday. scrupulously rehashed and refined throughout the offseason. a freshman righthander from Mountain View. knowing full well that we hadn’t done our preseason homework. the team will have to defeat the Long Beach State 49ers. Mary’s after struggling both in the field and at the plate. Putting injured Yankee Michael Pineda on the DL let me add the risky Johan Santana to that group. Mooneyham has looked sharp all year long. which complemented the strong play of the ever-consistent Brad Lawson in propelling Stanford to victory. Saturday will feature a pair of underclassmen righties on the mound: Stanford freshman John Hochstatter and Husky sophomore Austin Voth. Joseph Beyda might start an all-Giants lineup if someone doesn’t stop him. “Hopefully we’ll keep getting better each day and be ready to compete at our best come time. The Cardinal fell behind in the first inning for the second game in a row. Stanford looks to have the edge in the final two matchups of the weekend. trying to one-up all the bigwigs who are so fond of centering longterm payrolls around washed-up superstars (Giants fans: see Barry Zito) or letting homegrown heroes leave without putting up much of a fight (A’s fans: see Barry Zito). Appel gave up just four hits. One more run came around in the top of the ninth. will lead her team in the fight. The No. Despite a 9-2 conference road record that includes wins over No. showing the same brilliance that saw him record a then-career-high nine strikeouts against Washington last year. more chances to come up with a high-risk trade and more need to follow the waiver wire religiously.1 innings and surrendered eight hits and three walks to Stanford. 6 CARDINAL HOSTS SANTA CLARA By CHRISSY JONES STAFF WRITER MADELINE SIDES/The Stanford Daily Senior middle blocker Gus Ellis (above) and the No. 13-5) finds itself in fifth place in the conference standings as a result of its home struggles. Sounds a lot like the Giants after all. most of which had three or four closers. with Javy Guerra fighting for the job in L. its six consecutive shutouts don’t necessarily ac- ith MLB Opening Day in the books. a Los Angeles Dodger on the Posey Posers just wouldn’t do.89 kills per set. one-run innings. contest. I quickly proposed trades to six of the nine other teams.) Looking at my squad the morning after the selections.A. The key to the match when these two teams played earlier in the season was the efficiency of Stanford’s middle blockers. Yoenis Cespedes and Andre Ethier. meanwhile. rotisserie-style ESPN league with an autopick draft made just for fantasy amateurs like me. page 8 . 8-10 MPSF) and Hochstatter has fallen to 3-3 with three tough losses in a row and will look to get back on track Saturday afternoon in the 1 p. when all the amateur GMs out there finally saw our own hand-picked players filling the stat sheets in games that count. Appel was dominating on the mound. with junior third baseman Stephen Piscotty singling to break the ice. 12 Cal State-Northridge (1015. W Fantasy Opening Day Please see MVBALL. the No. The Cardinal defense also returned to form behind its ace. MEN’S BASEBALL STANFORD 5 WASHINGTON 2 04/5. Mooneyham and the Card will go up against Bay Area native Tyler Davis. What can I say. but Santana and Hanson — pitching against each other in the non-fantasy baseball world yesterday — combined for 10 six-hit. Even though he only WOMEN’S TENNIS Card set to take on Broncos NO. and his ERA remains at 1. All three ended up on my team. Calif. “I think the team is looking really good. is currently two kills shy of 1. 6-0 Pac-12) will be aiming high in its final nonconference match of the season against the unranked Broncos. 2 UCIrvine. The Cardinal (18-6. Stanford looks to continue its undefeated season with a win over Bay Area rival Santa Clara this Saturday. THE PLOT THICKENS CARD READY TO TAKE ON TOP-15 TEAMS AT HOME By DANIEL LUPIN STAFF WRITER During a season in which five teams are separated by one game in the MPSF standings. Stanford is a team that prides itself on good defense and passing. 3-4) 5-2 in Seattle last night.” Senior captain Veronica Li described the importance of maintaining momentum for the squad as the Cardinal enters the last full month of competitive dual match play before the Pac-12 Championship in late April and the NCAA tournament in May. But the MEHMET INONU/The Stanford Daily Junior catcher Eric Smith (above) hit 3-for-5 and ace Mark Appel pitched a complete game in the Cardinal’s 5-2 victory over the Washington Huskies in the series opener on Thursday night in Seattle. taking care of business at home has been a top priority. marking just the third time in its last 10 weekend-series games that the squad scored at least five runs after doing so in eight of its first nine such contests. The one downside? The bangedup Wilson was my only true closer. April 6. But for many of us it was also the first full day of fantasy baseball action. Luckily for the Cardinal.” Tsay said. Seattle. plus a date with conference co-leader UCLA the following weekend. To complete the task at hand. After two brief — and wildly unsuccessful — sojourns into the world of fantasy hockey. LBSU’s leading hitter. 8 Long Beach State and No. Washington Junior righthander Mark Appel (4-1) threw his third complete game of the season and retired 15 straight batters. when junior catcher Eric Smith led off with a single. No. In the hopes of putting up a respectable showing in the saves column. the Cardinal (16-6. Stanford then loaded the bases and tied things up on a wild pitch. senior Gus Ellis and sophomore Eric Mochalski.. 5 Stanford men’s volleyball team must defend its home court if it wants to claim the conference title. all without dropping a match. And my first few days as a fantasy baseball manager were much more enjoyable than I had expected. the marathon that is the MLB season adds a level of intrigue to fantasy baseball. also giving me an extra slot to work with in the deep free-agent outfielder pool. (Needless to say. I ended up with Rays rookie Matt Moore. when junior second baseman Kenny Diekroeger’s two-out single and stolen base turned into a 5-2 Cardinal lead. 1 singles player. 28 Arizona and most recently the unranked Cal Poly Mustangs. Joseph Beyda The No. finale. thanks to a knee injury that has sidelined Jim Baughman. The Huskies were held scoreless by Appel after the first frame. No. it’s taken the Stanford women’s tennis team no time at all to once again demonstrate its dominance. Scott Cousins didn’t make the cut. sophomore Katie Le. while sophomore first baseman Brian Ragira had a hit and two RBI to extend his hit streak to nine games in the win. who is averaging 2. page 7 Please see WTENNIS. Stanford has delivered four straight devastating blows to its opponents. so I quickly dumped Ethier in a trade for the speedy Jimmy Rollins. Despite the Cardinal’s recent success at this critical point in the season. 6-12) coming to the Farm this weekend. After a brief lapse in dual match play due to dead week and finals. Carlos Gonzalez. I had been avoiding this for the past few years because of all the horror stories I’d heard about fantasy managers burning out by the end of the 162-game season. There’s more time to make up for early mistakes. 5 Stanford men’s volleyball team hope to move up in the MPSF conference standings as the Cardinal takes on No. as both girls were top Northern California junior players. 8 Long Beach State (13-12. none of them coming between the third and seventh innings. “All of us did a good job of getting a lot of court time during dead week and finals week. “As always. The rightfielder is now tied with Piscotty for the team lead in that category. Despite outlasting the 49ers in five sets the last time these two squads met. There’s a certain degree of excitement associated with playing a GM. millions of Americans have just gotten their first looks at their favorite teams’ rosters. floodgates didn’t really open until the fifth. I finally decided to have a go at its much more popular baseball counterpart. having sat out Monday against St. And in a sport so heavily embodied by slumps and hot streaks. a strong showing from the middle blocker position is a good sign of both. Of course. we are going to concentrate on playing our game and keeping our focus against them. Reds righty Mat Latos. 27 Arizona State.” Santa Clara (8-7) will commute to the Farm on Saturday morning in hopes of coming away with a victory against the strong Cardinal and newly converted Texas starter Neftali Feliz still labeled as a reliever by the autodraft. Contact Joseph Beyda at jbeyda @stanford. It will most likely be sophomore Nicole Gibbs facing the Broncos’ No. Ryan Zimmerman. and our goal is the national championship in May. coming off an 11-match win streak. whether it is extra workouts or practicing on our own. 2012 SPORTS By JOSEPH BEYDA DESK EDITOR The Stanford Daily BACK ON TRACK punched out three Huskies on Thursday. In the past two weeks. It took Stanford four innings to end West’s no-hitter. as Appel walked a pair of batters with two outs and then allowed a two-run double from junior Jacob Lamb.96 despite the Cardinal’s recent slump. Shane Victorino. “Every one of us has been really motivated and disciplined this year.m. Smith came around to score and narrow the gap to one run. I coaxed myself into joining a simple.” Li acknowledged. before Ragira singled in two more runs to make it 4-2. The senior.000 career kills. 6 Stanford baseball team appears to have resumed its winning ways again. The team is just 4-3 at home in league play. My starting pitchers were even more impressive. 51 UNLV. The two combined for 16 kills on 24 attempts. so it wasn’t difficult at all to get back into the groove of things. with an impressive WHIP of 1. 3-4 Pac12) beat Washington (16-10. ace Tim Lincecum and bearded closer Brian Wilson significantly in my pre-draft player rankings. Le was named the WCC Women’s Tennis Singles Player of the Month on Thursday and. on court one. I’m going to have to face the fact that no one — not even Buster Posey — can be considered untouchable for the long haul. The Stanford women defeated No. With No. but all my offers were either ignored or rejected. Sophomore shortstop Lonnie Kauppila also impressed with three hits and an RBI in his return to the lineup. 4 BYU and No. His poor performance the last time out helped Stanford come away with the victory.” explained freshman Ellen Tsay. who tried to advance from first to third on a single but could not beat the Stanford junior’s relay. Advancing on a passed ball and a flyout from freshman designated hitter Alex Blandino. courtesy of sophomore Austin Wilson’s 25th RBI of the season. there’s a first time for everything. slowing down the 49ers attack may have gotten a little bit easier this time around. so we are still building towards that. So how did the Posey Posers do on Opening Day? We may have gone 5-30 without a single RBI. Give him some quality fantasy baseball advice at jbeyda@stanford. Clearly having learned nothing from my two fantasy hockey teams — which both crashed and burned due to their inordinately large concentrations of San Jose Sharks — I named my team the “Posey Posers” and bumped up San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey. with Ragira making a diving play in the sixth inning and leftfielder Tyler Gaffney quelling an eighth-inning rally by throwing out junior Mac Acker. a team Stanford has strug- gled with in recent memory. I was surprised to see how many big-name hitters the autodraft had given me: Miguel Cabrera. Stanford had lost the previous three meetings with LBSU.

1:30pm. 11 Stanford men’s tennis team hope to remain perfect in Pac-12 conference play as the Cardinal welcomes No. Stanford will have to do a much better job of covering junior middle blocker Jared Moore. on Friday against Long Beach State and again at 7 p. 6:30pm. 7:30pm. The 49ers are winners of three in a row. 12:30pm. 62 Oregon and No. 8:40pm. Perfect business to sustain a new engineering firm during start up. 7:15. 14 in the country. on Friday and then square off against Washington at 1 p. 7:00pm. 1 singles court will surely not be one to miss.450 hitting percentage and also registered 8 digs. The sophomore tallied 26 kills on a . most notably sophomore Taylor Crabb and senior Brad Hemmerling. Both players average better than two kills per set and are a large reason why the 49ers have not struggled in Baughman’s absence. the Matadors are not playing their best ball of the season at the moment. 5:00pm.” Whitlinger said. Ellis and company will be in action at Maples Pavilion at 7 p. 3:00pm. We’re hoping to begin peaking at the right time. three times per week. 10:20pm 21 Jump Street: 11:00am. Pac-12 play through the beginning of April will lead up to the Pac-12 Championship starting April 25. 1 USC and No. however. 9:50 The Artist. 10:25pm Dr. 2:10pm. Fri and Sat 4/6 – 4/7 Sun thru Thurs 4/8 – 4/12 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. Calif. Head coach John Whitlinger has been very careful to keep his team concentrated on the task at hand by always focusing on the next match. Sophomores Alex Rovello and Robin Cambier hold down the top two spots of the singles rotation. the Matadors’ leading hitter at better than three kills per set. Parks near the Missouri River.stanforddaily. LBSU still has a variety of weapons at its disposal.” said Whitlinger.200 hitting percentage in the past meeting between the two teams. who had 13 kills on 14 attempts in the previous meeting between the two schools. it certainly looks as if Stanford will be the favorite in Friday’s match. “The biggest match is Friday. Both the Ducks and Huskies are coming off losses at the hands of powerhouses USC and UCLA. Northridge was defeated by Stanford earlier this year on its American Reunion: 11:20am. Not to be forgotten is freshman sensation Julius Hoefer. Titanic 3D: RealD3D: SEEKING DONORS $$ SPERM DONORS WANTED $$ Earn up to $1. 6:40pm Digital Cinema: 11:00am. “All we’re trying to do is keep improving. as the teams will try to get into good position heading into the inaugural Pac-12 Championship starting April 25th in Ojai. who is ranked No. 22 Washington. 22 Washington Huskies (12-5. Moore leads Northridge this season with a . 12:20pm. Saturday’s match will prove to be a different kind of test for the Cardinal when it takes on the Cal State-Northridge Matadors.” The team is beginning its stretch of tennis that will define its season. 9:00pm. considering at least two teams ahead of the Cardinal in the conference standings are guaranteed a loss this weekend. 4:30. 4:40pm. April 6. who may have had the best match of his collegiate career thus far. it’s our next match and the one we are focused on. 9:55pm Digital Cinema: 11:40am. Apply online: the Huskies are coming off losses in their first two Pac12 matches of the season. 4:10pm. 4:30pm. 1:40pm. 7:40pm. 4:10pm. 2:50pm. We don’t want to look ahead to our road trip next weekend to L. 10:40pm 2:20pm. Similar to Long Beach State.1:50. mustering just one game in two matches in Provo. On Friday afternoon the Cardinal (12-5. 1:40pm. 2012 N 7 STILL ROLLING MEN’S TEAM PREPARES FOR PAC-12 FOES By DASH DAVIDSON STAFF WRITER The No.200/month. 7:20pm. Cook. 2:00pm. Northridge was swept at the hands of BYU last week. 4:20. Located between Yellowstone and Glacier Nat. MVBALL Continued from page 6 Unfortunately for Stanford. The Raid: Redemption: 11:10am.The Stanford Daily Friday. 7:40pm. 4:30.” The two matches this weekend will be important building blocks if the Stanford men’s tennis team hopes to reach its goal of winning the NCAA tournament. 7:10pm. The Cardinal will be looking to improve upon the momentum that it garnered by beating pesky Pac-12 opponents Arizona and Colorado last weekend. 11 Stanford men’s tennis team returns home to the Taube Family Tennis Center this weekend with backto-back Pac-12 matches against Oregon and Washington. 6:10pm. 8:30pm Digital 10:40pm Cinema: 12:00pm Mirror Mirror: 11:00am. 3:50pm.394 hitting percentage. 8:00pm. Playing in the third slot for the Ducks is freshman Daniel Sardu. . His singles match against either Bradley Klahn or Ryan Thacher on the No. He will be looking to prove himself after Stanford held him to a . Ga. “We still have a ways to go and will try to get a little better with each match. MICHAEL KHEIR/The Stanford Daily Junior Matt Kandath (above) and the No. Seuss’ The Lorax: RealD 3D: 1:20pm. 4:50pm. 0-2 Pac12). one hour each day. To take down the Matadors a second time. For the present. 12:10pm. Email dbaldwin@mt. 1:50pm. www. and Cambier is coming off a recent 15match winning streak. Saturday afternoon brings in the No. com/classifieds Montana Business for Sale. 7:25 CLASSIFIEDS FOR SALE GET NOTICED BY Engineers!! Turn-key water rights consulting firm located in Helena. The Huskies are led by talented junior Kyle McMorrow.A. Unlike LBSU however.m. $2M includes historic office building. 0-2 Pac-12) are led by a top-heavy singles lineup anchored by underclassmen. 11 UCSan Diego. 9:00pm. 9:45 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen 1:50. 5:40pm. The Ducks are coming off trouncings at the hands of USC and UCLA and are looking to rebound this weekend against the Northern California powerhouses Stanford and Cal. 10:30pm The Hunger Games: 11:00am. No. 8:10pm. Contact Dash Davidson at dashd@stanford. The Cardinal will host Oregon at 1:30 p. 7:30pm. 5:30pm. The Ducks (5-7. We’ll save preparing for those matches after the ones this weekend are finished. 7:25. Contact Daniel Lupin at delupin @stanford. Expects fun reading. 12:40pm.2:00.m. beginning May 11 in Athens. 11:50am. Lawson. 9:00pm home floor and is looking to exact some revenge. email harininp@yahoo. also against USC and UCLA. 4:50pm. 10:00pm.m. on Saturday against Northridge. MT. The influx of talented underclassmen into the top of the lineup has the Oregon coaches and fans excited about their future. Then the Pac-12 Championship will lead to the seasonending NCAA Championship. 4:00pm. Give the gift of family through California Cryobank’s donor program. Stanford held off Northridge the last time these two teams played thanks to the play of outside hitter Brian Cook. 8:00pm. 4:20pm. 7:15 The Artist. 9:50pm. 62-ranked Oregon Ducks to the Farm. 3:40pm. Like the READING TUTOR WANTED Seeking a reading tutor for 4th grader. 2-0 Pac-12) will welcome the No. a streak that can currently be matched by only two other teams in the conference. “After Friday’s match we will start preparing for Saturday against Washington. 3:10pm. The German national poses obvious problems with his 6-9 height. against USC and UCLA. 3:10pm. 4:20. 10:15pm Wrath of the Titans: RealD3D: 11:00am. work on comprehension.2:00. on Saturday. These two matches promise to be closely contested. A sweep this weekend could do wonders for the team’s chances at a conference title.

1 UCLA and finally No. 7-5 victory over Kathryn Webb and securing her first stadium victory.” Tsay said. No. MADELINE SIDES/The Stanford Daily Senior Veronica Li (above) and the No. coming off a 7-0 domination of Cal Poly. For now. Contact Chrissy Jones at chrissyj @stanford. 4 USC. I went up 3-0 in the first set and then it went back to 3-all.” Tsay said. 3 team of junior Natalie Dillon and Li has also been dominant against recent opponents. I was ‘resilient. “My singles match against Cal Poly was a mental test because it was the first time I played on court 9 Cal. 2012 The Stanford Daily WTENNIS Continued from page 6 curately represent the toughness of each match. April 6. After this weekend’s match against Santa Clara. “My opponent was tricky to play in the windy conditions.’ as coach Lele put it. executing a 6-3. and that has helped us hone our strategies. but during the critical time. the Cardinal will face three conference rivals consecutively: No.” The No.” Resilient she was. the Stanford women’s tennis team is focusing solely on defeating Santa Clara at 9:30 a. as the No. Continued strong doubles performances will be needed in the final weeks of the regular season. “We’ve been doing a lot of doubles drills during practice.m. Doubles play has continued to be a strength of the Stanford team. . on Saturday at the Taube Family Tennis Center. 1 pairing of junior Mallory Burdette and Gibbs remains undefeated and the No.8 N Friday. whom the Cardinal dismantled 52 in an earlier meeting this season that did not count towards conference standings. 6 Stanford women’s tennis team. “[Tan] and I work really well together and have gotten really good at anticipating each other’s tendencies as the season has progressed. 2 pairing of junior Stacey Tan and Tsay continues to improve. look to remain undefeated as they take on Santa Clara on Saturday at the Taube Family Tennis Center.