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The Stanford Daily
The 50 undergraduate and five joint VSOs seeking special fees on April 11 and 12 have all put forward budgets exceeding the $6,000 limit granted by the general fees process.
You’re probably feeling a little dazed and confused right now. There is so much to do: get to know your new dormmates, find your way around campus (and remember where that new dorm is), learn the baffling Stanford terminology (CoHo, TresEx, MemAud, FloMo, etc.), work out which clubs and societies you want to join. And maybe even sign up for classes.
Beyond the athletic department, other students will be facing the same fate. My own time on the Farm is not yet over, but The Daily itself will be a very different place come fall quarter.
This year’s ASSU Executive candidates sparred Monday night during a debate at the CoHo co-sponsored by The Daily and The Stanford Review. Slates Zimbroff-Wagstaff, Open Source Candidates and Macgregor-Dennis & Druthi participated, while a fourth and fifth slate, Family Matters and Mwaura-Mbatia, dropped out of the presidential race fewer than 24 hours before the event.
The Stanford Historical Society brought together former Stanford Daily editors for a panel discussion last night entitled, “Press Past: The Life and Times of the Stanford Daily.” Tracing its origins to the founding of the “Daily Palo Alto” in 1892, The Stanford Daily has provided a mirror of Stanford life for the past 120 years.
As a student journalist, I have found that it can be extremely gratifying to receive individual feedback from readers. There is one email I received during my freshman year which stands out clearly in my mind. To me, it signifies the time at which I began seriously considering journalism in the context of public service.