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Alexandra Nguyen-Phuc
Alexandra Nguyen-Phuc ‘18 is a news deputy desk editor and former staff writer. A freshman from Los Angeles, California, she wants to learn more about urban studies, economics and food system sustainability in her time at Stanford. Contact her at nguyenphuc ‘at’

Professor emeritus Herbert Schwartz dies at 89

Herbert Schwartz, professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford’s School of Medicine, died on Nov. 13 at the age of 89. Schwartz and his colleagues were instrumental in founding the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in 1991.

Police Blotter: Sept. 23 – 29

This report covers a selection of incidents from Sept. 23 to Sept. 29 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin. Wednesday, Sept. 23: An individual’s reportedly cable-locked bike was stolen from near a bike rack outside Y2E2 sometime between June 1 and Sept. 22. An individual reported being the victim of an…

American, Russian students collaborate at forum despite tense relations

Despite the tensest American-Russian relations since the Cold War, students from both nations shared collaborative solutions to global issues at a student-run research forum hosted at Stanford in early April.  Relations soured last March when Russian president Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea, a region recognized as Ukrainian territory. The decision provoked international outrage and was followed…

Oak Creek, Rains Apartments removed from Housing Draw

Oak Creek and Rains Apartments will not be options in the autumn quarter Housing Draw due to the opening of a new three-story dorm being built at Manzanita Park. Rodger Whitney, the Executive Director of R&DE Student Housing and Chief Housing Officer, wrote in an email to The Daily that the new complex at Manzanita…

Central Energy Facility opens ahead of schedule

The Stanford Energy Systems Innovations (SESI) project’s new Central Energy Facility began full operation on March 24, eight days ahead of schedule. The plant will significantly reduce both campus carbon emissions and campus freshwater usage, according to executive director of Sustainability and Energy Management Joseph Stagner. According to Stagner, Stanford’s old cogeneration plant, which was…

The Naked Chef star Jamie Oliver teaches cooking class at Arrillaga

English celebrity chef Jamie Oliver cooked with eight selected Dining Ambassadors earlier today in the Arrillaga Family Dining Commons teaching kitchen as part of his campus visit to celebrate the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation’s new collaboration with Stanford Dining. All students were also treated to a special meal in Arrillaga and an opportunity to meet Oliver.
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