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According to a University press release, Tresidder Memorial Union will be undergoing renovations this summer, including both the retail and office spaces.
In the keynote address of the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection, President Barack Obama called cybersecurity threats one of the most serious economic national security challenges the country faces today.
In a long meeting on Tuesday night, the 16th Undergraduate Senate discussed whether or not to hold a vote on a resolution asking the University to divest from certain companies in Israel.
In a meeting again focused heavily on the funding of student groups, the 16th Undergraduate met Tuesday night.
In their weekly meeting Tuesday night, the 16th Undergraduate Senate continued conversations on implementing the funding reform that was approved by the student body in the December special election.
In a straightforward meeting, the 16th Undergraduate Senate met for the first time in 2015 on Tuesday night, discussing plans to implement the new funding system.
After efforts at funding reform that began in the 2012 Spring Elections, the ASSU finally passed comprehensive funding reform.
After a quarter of struggling to fund student groups (or voluntary student organizations, VSOs), the Undergraduate Senate has called a special election to be held Thursday and Friday for a vote on funding reform.
One long week in May, exactly 20 years ago, a hunger strike sent shockwaves through a campus now known less for its sense of activism and more for its ability to churn out Silicon Valley startups.
Stanford University was not the only institution that experienced a hunger strike in 1994. In fact, students at UC-Santa Barbara, University of Colorado and UCLA held similar protests, and all around the same time. Below is an article that appeared on Thursday, May 5, 1994.
The Daily published many articles regarding the hunger strike in 1994. Below is an editorial that appeared on Monday, May 9, 1994, after the events concluded.
With California’s statewide drought affecting Stanford, efforts to reduce water consumption and increase sustainability have come to the forefront.
Every ASSU executive’s first official action is filling out their cabinet. Each executive has considerable leeway in determining how to structure their cabinet -- from the number of positions to the titles given to each member.
On Friday, about 20 Stanford joined a group of 300 people demonstrating outside of the Mountain View Wal-Mart where President Obama was giving a private speech about climate change.
Stanford University Libraries recently took a trip back to the not-so-distant past when it acquired the original source code for the first online virtual world, MUD1.
The next time a group of entrepreneurial students are struggling to come up with the next big startup idea, new research suggests taking a walk might spark some creative juices.
Crews have begun preparations to renovate two of Stanford’s most notable buildings: Memorial Auditorium and the Cantor Arts Center. To date, crews have erected scaffolding around both buildings.
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering Manu Prakash recently created a practical object that, on first impression, might seem to belong in the realm of science fiction: a five-dollar chemistry set that can be used to teach children about chemistry and address global health problems like water quality.
Josh Haner ’02, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography, almost didn’t accept the assignment that would ultimately earn him that prize.
Wesley Trimpi '50, professor emeritus of English, died March 6 of pneumonia. He was 85.
Josh Haner '02 has been named as the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography. The award recognizes Haner’s work chronicling the recovery of a Boston Marathon bombing survivor.
The item on this year’s spring ballot with the potential for the greatest and most enduring impact on students isn’t a contest between slates or individual candidates. Instead, a constitutional amendment under consideration aims to almost completely overhaul the current student activities funding system – and has prompted controversy accordingly.
Following changes made earlier this year to the ASSU Undergraduate Senate’s rules, seven non-freshmen candidates will seek to become senators on this year’s spring ballot. By comparison, only two non-freshman candidates ran last year.