Months after a painting of two broccolis having sex was stolen from the Enchanted Broccoli Forest, the painter of the original has created a new work in the series. Produced during this quarter’s Creation Day, the new painting again features two anthropomorphized broccolis having sex.
After students reported cloudy tap water, R&DE has said that the tap water is safe to drink.
For four and a half hours today, students gathered around the roundabout colloquially known as the Circle of Death to raise awareness for the situation in Ferguson as part of an invitation to come to a talk the same night, entitled Ferguson: America’s Movement for Racial Justice.
In a letter to the Presidents of the Inter-Fraternity Council and Inter-Sorority Council, Provost John Etchemendy outlined a new policy regulating housed fraternal organizations on campus, stating that an organization will lose its eligibility for on-campus housing if there is one major violation or three minor violations of University policy or law during any one school year.
#HandUpStanford brought Kelsei Wharton ’12, Dereca Blackman ’91 and Rahiel Tesfamariam ’00 to campus to discuss the new wave of online activism and their own personal stories engaging the communities they assist.
Students demonstrated near the Braun Music Center on Monday in an effort to educate the campus community about the history of Cinco de Mayo and protest the alleged cultural appropriation of the day’s Mexican heritage.
Last Thursday night, the Stanford Asian American Activism Committee (SAAAC) held a town hall discussion that sought to address concerns over faculty diversity and help plan a campaign calling on the University to make changes to its hiring and tenure processes.
Following the recent denial of tenure to Assistant Professor of English Stephen Sohn, a petition calling on Provost John Etchemendy Ph.D. ’82 and Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences Richard Saller to reconsider the School’s decision has garnered over 1,400 signatures—including those of several prominent Asian-American authors and scholars—to date.
BeHop, a Stanford research project that aims to better manage dense Wi-Fi networks, has proven successful in trials in Studio 5 of Escondido Village.
Stanford admitted 2,138 students to the Class of 2018 in this year’s admissions cycle, producing – at 5.07 percent – the lowest admit rate in University history.
On Feb. 25, the U.S. Department of Education released a document providing guidance to educators at the K-12 and collegiate level about how to best protect student online privacy given the increase in the use of online educational services.
Stanford was ranked fourth in the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings, trailing behind the number one Caltech and the tied Harvard and Oxford at second.
A new polio-like illness has affected at least 20 children in California over the past 18 months, in an outbreak first identified by Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital pediatric neurologist Keith Van Haren.
Five proposals from members of the junior class have received $100 “Winter Quarter Fun Grants” from the Junior Class Cabinet in the initiative’s first year.
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), ranking member on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, named Stanford on a list of 111 universities that have allegedly violated federal financial aid laws in an open letter to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan earlier this month.
Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly announced Tuesday that he will resign at the end of the school year.
“It has been a little intimidating living in a country where you don’t really know the language,” said Arielle Sison ‘15, who is currently participating in a Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in Florence. While in the past students were required to have completed a full year of Italian language coursework to attend the Florence…
On a stage in front of 300 people, Julie Snyder, the senior producer of “This American Life,” shared the story of her career path and journalistic mantras with her audience and mediator Jonah Willihnganz, the director of Stanford Storytelling Project (SSP), the organization that put together the event.
An auditorium full of Korean high school juniors and seniors listened as one of their alumni, Joon Kee Park ‘17, offered a presentation about his first quarter at Stanford—about freshmen dormitory life, the difficulties of waking up any time before 10 in the morning and meeting many brilliant classmates. Park, like most students, returned home for winter break. However, Park had work to do through Admissions Ambassadors, a program the Office of Undergraduate Admission piloted this school year.
Last week the California Supreme Court made a landmark ruling that Sergio Garcia and other undocumented immigrants who have passed the bar exam must be afforded a license by the state.
In response to a suggestion from the Residential Arts Program to offer more arts programming in the dorms, Wilbur Hall residences have begun a new series of concert receptions to introduce freshmen to the performing arts scene on campus.
Though the sport’s origins lie in a fantasy world, Stanford’s Quidditch team draws its success from athletic commitment, not magic.
osted by the U.S. Department of Energy, Solar Decathlon is a competition that brings together 19 teams from around the world, each tasked with creating a sustainable home and presenting the work in Orange County, which took place this past October. Stanford participated in the competition for the first time this year.
In its second year, the Thanksgiving Back (TGB) program, sponsored by Alternative Spring Break (ASB), received nearly twice as many applicants as last year, filling all trip slots and waitlists, according to TGB Associate Director Thanh Nguyen ‘14, M.A. ‘14. This year more than 50 students will participate in five service-learning trips—addressing topics that range from mental health to entrepreneurship across the Bay Area—over Thanksgiving break.