arts & entertainment
- Cantor Arts Center: newly redone visual arts museum on Stanford campus. Admission is free to all. http://museum.stanford.edu/
- Stanford Lively Arts: showcases professional performing artists from around the world in music, dance, theater, and the spoken word. Student tickets are half price. http://livelyarts.stanford.edu/
- San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Opera: both have inexpensive tickets available, and student subscriptions are half price.