The Stanford Daily sits down with organizers of the popular "Stanford I Screwed Up" event.
Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit is a clinical psychologist from Israel and visiting instructor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Eating Disorders Research Program in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. For her most recently published paper, which focuses on mothers with eating disorders, she received the President's Doctoral Fellowship of Excellence from Bar Ilan University.
Kristen Powers ’16 first screened Twitch: The Documentary at Parents’ Weekend in 2014. She has now taken it on tour to four different continents and is planning to screen it in Australia in the fall. Her documentary tells the story of the loss of her mother to Huntington’s disease and her decision later on to get genetic testing. She is a leader for the Huntington’s Outreach Project for Education and is deeply involved in promoting awareness for Huntington’s disease.
Thursday evening at Paul Brest Hall, members of the Stanford community gathered for an open discussion addressing University organization and bureaucracy around sexual assault cases and student awareness of their rights.
Powers’ film, Twitch: The Documentary, came to completion last year and focuses on her decision to get genetic testing for Huntington’s Disease for herself and the long-term consequences that come with receiving a positive or negative result.
Passersby in White Plaza early this week were greeted with vegan cookies and approached with the opportunity to learn more about factory farms through the Glass Walls exhibit.
Professor Emeritus of Physics Douglas Osheroff and Professor in the School of Medicine Thomas Südhof were invited to speak for the third and final installment of the Class of 2015’s Junior Speaker Series, “Intelligence for Impact: A Nobel Laureate Panel,” in Cemex Auditorium on Monday night.
On April 28, the Stanford Office for Religious Life hosted cartoonist Garry Trudeau as the fifth Rathbun Visiting Fellow as he delivered a “Harry’s Last Lecture on a Meaningful Life.”
Professor of Medicine David Spiegel was recently named as the 2014 recipient of the Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in recognition of his research on stress and health. The Daily sat down with Spiegel, who will accept the award and give a lecture on his work on April 30 at the Baylor College of Medicine, to discuss his interest in hypnosis, changes he has witnessed in his field over time and the award itself.
On April 18, more than one hundred people gathered outside the Black Community Services Center to hear Janet Mock — The New York Times best-selling author of the memoir “Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More” — speak about what it means to be transgender.
On April 8, Yulia Marushevska, a Ukrainian activist featured in a viral video titled “I Am a Ukrainian” that has garnered over seven million views since it was uploaded in February, spoke with students at Encina Hall about the ongoing unrest in Ukraine.
While the Flying TreeHouse may have grown out of a simple desire to educate and entertain, members of Stanford’s combo teaching/theater/comedy club have sought to do something more in their shows—to promote creativity and imagination in an age of standardized tests and common curriculums.
On Friday evening, Kristen Powers '16 held a “sneak peak” screening of her documentary, “Twitch,” in Annenberg Auditorium, in an event attended by close to 100 people.
Professor Emeritus of Human Biology Herant Katchadourian first taught HUMBIO 10: Human Sexuality in 1968, eventually leading the course for more than thirty years and teaching over 20,000 students in the process. Katchadourian sat down with The Daily to discuss his love advice for Stanford students and his area of expertise: today’s hookup culture.
The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission recently approved an interactive art installation that will display colorful gradations of LED light and ambient music in the University Avenue tunnel located under Alma St. and the Palo Alto Caltrain station.
Last Thursday evening, Tim Westergren '88, founder of Pandora, spoke to the Stanford community about his story and the origins of Pandora.
Cheri Steinkellner, winner of four Emmys and three Golden Globes, spoke at Meyer Library on Monday evening, discussing her experiences as the writer for the sitcom “Cheers” as well as the intricacies of writing for television and her life and career as a writer.
Linked Verse, a collaborative effort between Stanford composer Jaroslaw Kapuscinski and New York's OpenEndedGroup, combined audio and visual components in a bizarre but captivating premiere at Bing Concert Hall on Dec. 7.
The 102nd production of Gaieties—Gaietiesberg: A Campus Divided—made its debut last night and will continue to run tonight and tomorrow.
The AMC Metreon 16 was filled to the brim on November 11 as the final few trickled in to subtly occupy the last seats available in the theater for a prescreening of Malcolm D. Lee’s “The Best Man Holiday.” “The Best Man Holiday” was the sequel following Lee’s “The Best Man” which came out in…
Formed last year, the Another Look book club is already drawing members from outside the Stanford community with its discussion of obscure works of literature.
For the past month, writer and journalist Paulina Borsook has been working as an artist-in-residence at Stanford on her new art installation project, “My Life as a Ghost,” which integrates video, performance, sound and other media into a built environment.