Repeating the results of the historic 2008 presidential election, voters at campus precincts overwhelmingly supported President Barack Obama on Tuesday. An exit poll conducted by The Daily showed that 88.11 percent of campus voters favored granting the Democratic candidate a second term.
The University has approved the first exception to an 11-year-old policy prohibiting undergraduate student trips to countries on the U.S. State Department’s Travel Warning List.
TSF is an annual fundraising campaign that collects gifts from alumni and University community members. All money raised is spent under the discretion of the University president with the goal of improving the experience of undergraduate students.
Coming off of the largest applicant pool in University history, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions plans on making significant expansions to its staff this year in order to keep pace with growing interest from prospective students.
On Feb. 15, a Toyon residential staff member alerted two University officials that Akeen Valdez, who is not a Stanford student but was living in Toyon with a resident, had been accused of sexual assault by a female Toyon resident. It would be more than a month before a stay-away letter was issued against Valdez, and more than two months before he would be escorted off campus by University officials.
Winfrey spent Thursday touring the University with two students from her Leadership Academy for Girls, which she founded in South Africa in 2007. Winfrey was spotted around campus taking pictures with Stanford undergraduates and being serenaded by the student a capella group Talisman.