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2009-04-05 23:31:15

Renee Montgomery had 26 points, six assists and four steals Sunday to lead undefeated Connecticut past Stanford 83-64 and into the NCAA women's title game. The Huskies (38-0) will meet Louisville Tuesday in a battle of Big East powers for the women's championship. The Cardinals -- who beat Oklahoma 61-59 in Sunday's other Final Four contest -- have lost twice to Connecticut this season by a combined total of 67 points. Maya Moore had 24 points and eight rebounds for the Huskies Sunday. Tina...

2009-03-31 00:24:31

Jayne Appel scored 46 points Monday to lead Stanford in a 74-53 rout over Iowa State in the NCAA Women's Berkeley (Calif.) Regional final. The 46-point total was a school record for Appel, who was named MVP of the regional tournament and led the second-seeded Cardinal (33-4) to their 20th straight win -- and into the Final Four in St. Louis Sunday against the winner of Tuesday's game between Connecticut and Arizona State. Appel shot 19-of-28 from the floor and finished with 16 rebounds, three...

2009-03-29 05:29:00

Jayne Appel scored 25 points to lead Stanford to an 84-66 win over Ohio State Saturday in the regional semifinals of the Women's NCAA Tournament. Appel, who shot 11-of-20 from the field for the second-seeded Cardinals (32-4), also grabbed 11 rebounds and was one of four players to score in double figures for Stanford. Jillian Harmon added 16 points, six assists and four steals, followed by Nnemkadi Ogwumike and Rosalyn Gold-Onwude with 15 and 10 points, respectively. The third-seeded Buckeyes...

2009-03-24 23:01:00

- 66% Report Stress Levels High - 67% Say Economy Affected Their Decisions - 85% Say Financial Aid 'Very Necessary' - Stanford #1 Dream School Among Students / Harvard #1 Among Parents NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Some call it "the other March madness." It's nail-biting season now through April as college acceptance / rejection and financial aid letters land in family mailboxes. According to a Princeton Review survey of 12,715 college applicants and 3,007 parents of applicants,...

2009-03-13 00:38:44

Jon Brockman scored 20 points with eight rebounds Thursday, helping carry Washington into the Pacific-10 semifinals with an 85-73 win over Stanford. The 10th-ranked Huskies held Stanford scoreless for almost four minutes down the stretch to put the game away and set up a semifinal meeting Friday with No. 23 Arizona State. Arizona State opened the quarterfinal action Thursday by downing Arizona 68-56. Washington improved to 25-7, getting 14 points from Isaiah Thomas and 11 from Quincy...

2009-03-12 20:30:45

Jon Brockman scored 20 points with eight rebounds Thursday, helping carry Washington into the Pacific-10 semifinals with an 85-73 win over Stanford. The 10th-ranked Huskies held Stanford scoreless for almost four minutes down the stretch to put the game away and set up a semifinal meeting Friday with No. 23 Arizona State. Arizona State opened the quarterfinal action Thursday by downing Arizona 68-56. Washington improved to 25-7, getting 14 points from Isaiah Thomas and 11 from Quincy...

2009-03-06 10:09:42

 In a collaborative study with the World Health Organization and seven other laboratories, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have compiled a list of 93 common mutations of the AIDS virus associated with drug resistance that will be used to track future resistance trends throughout the world.The researchers analyzed data from about 15,220 patients across the globe to develop an updated and accurate list of the most common, resistance-related mutations of the virus....

2009-03-05 22:17:29

Landry Fields highlighted an eight-point run to start the second half Thursday night and Stanford went on to stun No. 21 Arizona State 74-64. The Sun Devils lost their third straight, falling victim to quick starts in both halves by the Cardinal. Fields made 8-of-12 shots and scored 20 points to lead Stanford. Anthony Goods added 15 points, helping the Cardinal win back-to-back games after dropping four in a row. Stanford (17-11, 6-11 Pac-10) scored 13 of the game's first 17 points, but had...

2009-02-28 12:06:02

The chief investment officer of Stanford Financial Group obstructed a U.S. government inquiry into a suspected pyramid fraud scheme, prosecutors say. Laura Pendergest-Holt of Stanford Financial, based on the Caribbean island of Antigua, appeared at a bail hearing in Houston Friday, charged with failing to reveal the extent of her knowledge about where up to $5 billion of the banks' assets were when she testified before the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission this month, The New York Times...

2009-02-27 00:00:36

Alfred Aboya made two free throws with 13 seconds to play Thursday that wrapped up No. 19 UCLA's tougher-than-expected 76-71 win over Stanford. Stanford is in next-to-last place in the Pacific-10 Conference and has lost five of its last six, but the Cardinal carried the Bruins to the wire. Aboya's two foul shots gave UCLA a four-point advantage and boosted the struggling Bruins to their second victory in five outings. Josh Shipp led UCLA (21-7, 10-5 Pac-10) with 24 points, hitting 9-of-12...


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2012-06-14 07:52:59

Symbol: VEST4 Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Verrucariales Family   Verrucariaceae Genus   Verrucaria Schrad. – wart lichen Species   Verrucaria stanfordii Herre – Stanford's wart lichen

2012-06-14 08:38:16

Symbol: TOST2 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   HYST6 Hyophila stanfordensis (Steere) A.J.E. Sm. & H. Whitehouse Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus  ...

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2012-06-14 12:30:33

Symbol: POPE2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PEBI4 Persicaria bicornis (Raf.) Nieuwl.   PELO7 Persicaria longistyla (Small) Small   PEMI9 Persicaria mississippiensis (Stanford) Small   PEPE19 Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) Small   PEPED Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) Small var. dura (Stanford) C.F. Reed   POBI11...

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2012-06-14 12:31:12

Symbol: POHY2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    I PR    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PEHY7 Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small   PEHYB Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small var. breviciliata (Fernald) C.F. Reed   PEHYE Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small var. euronotora (Fernald) C.F. Reed   PEHYO Persicaria hydropiperoides...

2012-06-14 13:10:33

Symbol: PHHER2 Group: Dicot Family: Solanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: PhysalisheterophyllaNees var.rowelliiStanford distribution:USA(TX) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'