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Stanford researchers reveal teachers more likely to label black students ‘troublemakers’

Graduate student of psychology, Jason Okonofua, recently conducted research on teachers’ tendencies to discipline black students more harshly than white students, concluding that not only are teachers more likely to view black students as being ‘troublemakers’, they are also more likely to see themselves suspending black students, rather than white students, in the future.

Divestment discussed at Thursday’s faculty senate meeting

At yesterday’s Faculty Senate meeting, members discussed divestment, changing the governing policies of coterminal degrees and adopting research policy at Stanford’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. President Hennessy made a statement regarding the ASSU Undergraduate Senate’s recent vote on divestment. Hennessy noted the hostile tone in some discussions of divestment. “As a University, we must remain committed to civil and rational discussion, especially when the issues are highly controversial,” Hennessy said.…