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These events occur just once a year, but are always a blast! Add them to your calendar early!

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Admit Weekend

The Hume Center for Writing and Speaking rolls out the red carpet for all admitted students, their families, and current students!

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National Day on Writing

October 20 is the National Day on Writing, a day to recognize and celebrate writing in all its forms.

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Family Weekend

Join Stanford students, instructors, and visiting parents for delicious desserts and special readings at Stanford's Hume Center for Writing and Speaking. Come listen and, if you wish, share a short piece of your own writing (bring a poem, short story, brief essay, even a song to the reading).