Late-night snacking fuels students to continue working into the night, or perhaps greets them as a beacon of solace, a break from the tedious work that has consumed their day. While some opt to eat in the comfort of their own rooms (on cereal hoarded from the dining halls, pizza delivered to their dorms or even snack food purchased from any number of on- or off-campus convenience stores), others stay local and let Stanford Dining satisfy their hunger pangs.
Vaden Health Center
One million additional young adults have health insurance coverage compared to a year ago as a result of the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services reported on Sept. 21. The act has had little impact on health insurance coverage rates and choices at Stanford so far, though Cardinal Care may become more expensive in future years.
Following conversations with leaders in both fraternities and sororities, Residential Education (ResEd) plans to launch a new class this spring for new pledges in the Greek community. Plans to implement an educational component to the pledging process were initially met with complaints by members of the Greek community because of a cited lack of communication with ResEd.
Stanford Blood Center, coming off its most successful “Rivals for Life” blood drive in four years, is looking to keep the momentum going in 2011 with more regular White Plaza bloodmobiles and dorm outreach. Some students, however, say they are still deterred from donating because of time and inconvenience.
A meningitis scare prompted Dr. Ira Friedman, director of Vaden Health Center, to visit Casa Italiana on Monday night after a resident was hospitalized with the rare illness. The resident, a female senior, was sent to an undisclosed hospital on Sunday for a suspected case of bacterial meningitis.