Weekly Photo Challenge: In the Background of Red Hoop Fountain

A quiet spring day on Stanford -- Shumway Fountain

A quiet spring day at Stanford — Shumway Fountain

It’s the week after graduation at Stanford and a lone student reads in the background of Shumway Fountain.

Called the Red Hoop, Shumway Fountain is between Green and Meyer Libraries – usually a busy lunch and study spot, it was almost deserted today.

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This photo of the fountain from another vantage shows the unmistakable windows of Cubberley Hall through a wall of water.