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Stanford in Washington Fall 2013

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S: "WE SHUT IT DOWN" Stanford in Washington Fall 2013

BC: Special Thanks to: Adrienne Jamieson, Patrick, Suzanne, Nichole, Lori, Del, Chef Tate, Kathleen, Jameelah, Darren, Wallace, Clarence, Margarita, Rosa, Ivan, Angela, Thomas, Joseph, and Jackie. You all have made this program so wonderful and we cannot thank you enough! <3

1: Since its inception in 1988, the Bing Stanford in Washington Program has given over 1,300 Stanford undergraduates the opportunity to study and work in our nation's capital. Students intern in government and non-government organizations during the day, take classes taught by Stanford faculty and national policy experts in the evenings, and participate in cultural events and activities on the weekends. We are grateful to Helen and Peter Bing who have provided an endowment that supports the program in addition to the many trips and cultural events that are central to the SIW experience.

2: Letter from the Director | Letter from the RA | To my SIW crew: It has been such a pleasure to watch you all discover the joys of DC. I'll truly miss you guys so much. From our first trip to Gettysburg to the jam-packed trip to Charleston to all the nights we've spent playing Catan, watching football, or just talking-- it's been great getting to know you all. Here's to all your adventures ahead-- whether abroad or back on the farm. And if you ever find yourself back in DC, you always have a place to stay and a person to visit! | Fall 2013 has been a busy and controversial season in Washington; major historic observances were tempered with a demonstration of political deadlock. In the midst of the celebrations and confusion, the SIW fall class tackled the challenges of internships, classes and so much more with energy, enthusiasm and intelligence. It has been a pleasure living and working with you; traveling to historic sites and southern cities; analyzing politicians and policies around seminars and dinner tables and genuinely enjoying your company. Best of luck in 2014. You will always be part of the SIW family. | Adrienne Jamieson | Kara Runsten

3: All students at BSIW are placed in a full-time internship in the Washington, DC metropolitan area through the combined efforts of the student and the Stanford in Washington staff and faculty. | INTERNSHIPS

4: Marshall Watkins | American Enterprise Institute | The Federal Reserve Board | Connie Huynh | Shirley Yarin | Department of the Treasury | Internships

5: Inter-American Development Bank | Allen Xu | Wendy Sov | Department of Housing and Urban Development | Department of Education | Nicole Cuenca | Internships

6: Jeremy Mann Senator Harry Reid's Office | Patrick Cirenza Senator Robert Menendez's Office | Jake Winkelman Congressman George Miller's Office

7: Department of Justice | Andrew Hanson | Taylor Grossman | Pentagon | Department of Health and Human Services | Nancy Miles | Internships

8: Department of State | Teo Lamiot Alexandra Cox Max Johnson Laura Conigliaro Stefan Norgaard

9: The World Bank | Sherlene Chatterji | Parabal Singh | Anisha Mudaliar

10: The White House | Lauren Miller | Adrienne von Schulthess | Geo Saba

11: Nick Ahamed | Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee | Kara Runsten | Philanthropy Roundtable | Google | Emma Ogiemwanye | Internships/Jobs

12: CLASSES | We had two concerts this year, in the fall and spring. | The Bing Stanford in Washington Program requires students to enroll in classes offered at the Bass Center. These classes are meant to enrich your time and experience in Washington.

13: Winning Team | #1 | WASHINGTON D.C. SCAVENGER HUNT

15: What better way to explore D.C. than with a scavenger hunt?

16: CLASS TRIPS & CULTURAL EVENTS

17: Washington is not only the political capital of the world, but it is also an internationally recognized cultural center. During their term at BSIW, students attend a variety of cultural events and explore historical sites all along the East Coast.

18: Gettysburg | Our first trip together was to view the site of the Gettysburg in Pennsylvania. This battle was one of the most significant turning points of the Civil War. After learning more about the war at the Visitors’ Center, we toured the battlefield with a licensed battlefield guide and re-enacted battle lines.

19: The Kennedy Center | This quarter we had the opportunity to attend two performances at the Kennedy Center, the nation's leader in arts education: (I) Tristan and Isolde (II) The National Symphony Orchestra ft. Alice Sara Ott

20: A fun day exploring a little town's annual Apple Butter Festival. Berkeley Springs, WV has hosted their festival annually since 1974. | APPLE BUTTER FESTIVAL

21: WEST VIRGINIA | Our very own winners of the Beard Contest!

22: During the peak of the Civil War, President Lincoln developed the Emancipation Proclamation while living here at the Soldiers' Home in Washington, DC. Located on a picturesque hilltop in Washington, DC, the Cottage opened to the public in 2008 for all to see. | LINCOLN'S COTTAGE

23: The dance club met twice a week to go over the technique and history of dance. This year we studied ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and modern dance.

25: big game | STANFORD IN WASHINGTON | Go cardinal! | For decades, Stanford fans traveling around the world have used iconic international landmarks as the backdrops to stage clever and spirited Beat Cal photos. We wanted to show our support across the country from our nation's capital using historical landmarks.

26: CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

27: We went on a four day trip to the oldest and second-largest city in the southeastern State of South Carolina. Charleston is rich in history and we were fortunate enough to explore not only Fort Sumter, the site where the American Civil War started, but also the city's antebellum culture by horse drawn carriage and a walking tour. | Fort Sumter

28: McCrady's Restaurant We dined like royalty in the same room 16 toasts were given to President George Washington on May 4, 1791.

30: INTERNSHIP | Private Pentagon Tour | A Conversation with Malala Yousafzai at the World Bank

31: EVENTS | Private Federal Reserve Tour

32: Fall White House Garden Viewing

33: "Yesterday brought the beginning, tomorrow brings the end, and somewhere in the middle we became the best of friends."

34: BIRTHDAY | Shirley Yarin, 20 | Melvis Hanson, 24

35: CELEBRATIONS | Adrienne von Schulthess, 21

36: Nicole Cuenca, 20 | Sorry your birthday photos could not be included in time for the yearbook deadline! | Birthday Fairies | We had a blast planning all the birthday parties this quarter and thank all of you for being so enthusiastic about our ideas and actually coming to our room to sign the cards! We hope you enjoyed the celebrations! Love, Birthday Fairies

37: Thanksgiving Dinner Special thanks to Adrienne, Patrick and Chef Tate for the wonderful Thanksgiving dinner! Truly thankful for the holiday season and for all that you have done for us.

38: HOUSE | Sukey Bryan's Monoprint Class | Pumpkin Carving

39: EVENTS | Around the World in 80 Meals

40: HAPPY | It is acceptable to go trick-or-treating when you are over 20 years old, as long as you have a child younger than 5 years old with you! | AGUA?

41: HALLOWEEN

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