Jill Thomas, who formerly worked with the Air Force as a judge, defense attorney and prosecutor, and the U.S. Attorney’s office, has been selected as Stanford’s Title IX coordinator and director of equity investigations.
Updated federal sexual misconduct policies, spearheaded by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, will provide more protections for the accused, raise the bar for what constitutes assault and lower universities’ liability, according to information obtained by The New York Times.
Aiming to promote community education and engagement amid a growing awareness of police brutality nationwide, the Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) has a standing offer for students to join deputy police officers for “ride-alongs” in their vehicles. Last Thursday, the Daily went on such a ride with deputy Rob Rieger.
In that program, I met a ton of girls who had done the Miss America program, so it was always in the back of my mind, but it takes up a lot of time if you really want to put in a lot of effort into it. So I waited until senior year, when I had a job lined up to compete. This was my first year competing in the Miss America organization, and the Miss San Jose program was the first exposure I had to it.
Sizar started lovenotes during his first year as a student at the Graduate School of Business (GSB). Sizar sometimes felt apprehensive about expressing all the admiration he had for his classmates in GSB sections. After talking to other students about it, he realized that many others felt the same way.
This article is the second in a mini-series examining how the challenges and concerns of on-campus housing affect student lifestyle and well-being at Stanford.
Last month, economics professor and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Raj Chetty published race and social mobility research showing that African-American boys –– regardless of class –– are much more likely than their white counterparts to end up poor.
Last Wednesday night, the informal cycling group Stanford Pavement Pursuit hosted its final “underground” bike race of the year. Very few Stanford students have been able to witness and participate in the group’s quarterly races, according to its group members, since knowledge of events has only been spread by word of mouth.