This tissue-thin look at nine months in the lives of Stanford University freshmen seems mostly aimed at reassuring parents that kids aren't doing drugs or sleeping around much in college anymore--not at $24,000-a-year Stanford, anyway. Everyone else will yawn and check their watches.
Living in a coed, multicultural residence, the freshmen in question are mostly straight white males, but the University has been careful to provide a trendy, unthreatening ratio of racial and sexual minorities. They include at least one bisexual white male, Nick, and a pair of white male
roommates whose sexuality is open to question. Of two black women on view, one, Brandi, grew u...