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January 21, 2016

Ian Beacock, a Stanford doctoral candidate in History, writes in The Atlantic about the bewildering business of timekeeping and how it evolved over centuries.

January 14, 2016

Following her signing of an open letter registering concerns about potential privacy abuses with Digital India, Stanford historian Priya Satia addressses the hate mail and criticism those actions precipitated, ironically enough from defenders of India's Hindus' "particular tolerance."

January 12, 2016

Celebrated author and professor emeritus of English Tobias Wolff M.A. ’78 came to Stanford as a Stegner Fellow in 1975 and returned as a professor in 1997. Wolff, set to retire last year, stayed to teach creative writing for one more year. The Stanford Daily sat down with him to discuss his time here and his future plans.