The Frost Music and Arts Festival — featuring psychedelic rock band MGMT and opening acts Delorean and Kuroma — returns tomorrow for its second year, with this year’s iteration marked by greater student involvement in event coordination and efforts to promote future financial and attendance growth.
Students subject to the University’s judicial process may be exposed to a system implicitly slanted towards finding respondents guilty and willfully indifferent to rights enshrined in the Student Judicial Charter of 1997, according to a case study of a 2011 judicial proceeding.
FLiCKS, a student group that offers free movies on campus, received $91,000—including $9,900 for officer salaries—in special fees funding last month, after the ASSU Undergraduate Senate had rejected the group’s fee request based in part on those salaries.
Stanford’s 42nd annual Powwow will take place this weekend in Eucalyptus Grove. The event, which celebrates Native American culture through traditional native dance, arts and vendors, is expected to see 10,000 visitors per day, solidifying its reputation as the largest student-run powwow in the United States.
Throughout her yearlong battle with brain cancer, friends described Elizabeth Gao ’15 as strong, positive and hopeful. Tomorrow, a team of friends will run in her memory at the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
This weekend, the Asian American Theater Project (AATP) will put on a production of “Death of a Salesman” — with a twist. Rather than relying on an all-white cast appropriate to the play’s 1949 composition, the AATP version has cast a largely Asian ensemble, an unorthodox decision framed by co-producer Ken Savage ‘14 as offering a distinctive take on the American classic.
Students seeking off-campus housing for this summer have become increasingly reliant on social networks and other online tools as a means of dealing with high price ranges and keeping in touch with other students in the area. According to surveyed students, Internet searches — mainly through Craigslist and Facebook — provide the most widely used resources for those looking to rent or sublet accommodations.
While female students constitute 48 percent of Stanford’s undergraduate population and 37 percent of Stanford’s graduate population, 58 percent of students who have sought assistance from CAPS over the past four years have been female.