On April 14, the Stanford student body elected a new cohort of Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) executives, Undergraduate Senate and Graduate Student Council members, and class presidents.
On Wednesday evening, Stanford in Government (SIG) hosted its first Stanford Student Debate Night on the topic of fossil fuel divestment. Representatives from the Stanford College Republicans (SCR) and Fossil Free Stanford (FFS) debated for nearly an hour before answering questions from an audience of over 200.
On Dec. 1, Stanford’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will kick off its pilot program for high school students, Outreach Among Sophomores in Engineering and Science (OASES).
Starting this quarter, tutors for the student-led English language tutoring organization Habla have been required to enroll in a brand new, student-run course, CHILATST 1SI: “English Language Learner Tutoring and Curriculum Development.” The class is designed to teach both the methods and the pedagogy required to effectively tutor English language learners.
Titled “Tajikistan — Finding the Woman of Stone,” the documentary was the product of Bennett-Fite’s “Journey of a Lifetime” award, which funded her travels in Tajikistan during May and July this year and culminated in a radio broadcast on Oct. 2.
Henry Thomas James, the sixth dean to helm the Stanford School of Education (now the Graduate School of Education), died at the age of 101 on Sept. 30 in Golden Valley, Minnesota.
To welcome their class back onto the Farm while contributing to the community, the Class of 2019 cabinet hosted a sandwich-making event at Terman Fountain on Oct. 1. Their goal was to make 2,019 sandwiches and donate them to the Peninsula Food Runners to alleviate hunger in Santa Clara County.
John McMordie, a coterminal master’s student in mechanical engineering, died on Aug. 26 in Pennsylvania as result of injuries suffered during a running accident. McMordie is remembered as a leader, teacher, and innovator.