“On this day in Stanford history” taps The Daily's archives for events that occurred on the same date in past years at Stanford.
A longer summer mosquito season coupled with higher temperatures has increased the transmission of mosquito-transferred diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika. Stanford scientists' work could help predict the diseases' spread.
Russell Gavin, associate professor of music education at Baylor University, has officially been named the new director of the Leland Stanford Junior Marching Band (LSJUMB) as of Monday.
Stanford postdoctoral fellow Heidi Arjes has created a “resistor hat” to celebrate Earth Day in this year’s San Francisco March for Science.
Design for America (DFA) begins the recruiting process for its new project teams this week in hopes of bringing a combination of social impact and design to campus.
Applications for select University committees and the ASSU Nomination Commission are now open and will be due this Friday.
The Class of 2020 was invited to attend Beyond Sex Ed: Consent and Sexuality at Stanford, a new event that aims to redirect the conversation around sexuality.
KZSU, Stanford University's official FM radio station broadcasting on 90.1 FM and online, will begin its quarter-long training classes on Oct. 10.
The new co-chairs of the Graduate Student Council sat down with the Daily to discuss their plans for the coming year.
A Stanford Daily poll has revealed undergraduates' opinions of President Hennessy and a variety of other key issues.
The Who's Teaching Us movement has called for an increase in non-western study abroad locations.
The Who’s Teaching Us movement’s (WTU) recently demanded an increase of funding for community centers. These centers’ budgets were slashed in 2008, and despite recent activism, the Stanford administration has yet to announce a return of funding to previous levels.
In the midst of the controversy surrounding the continued existence of Full Moon on the Quad (FMOTQ), The Stanford Daily took a look back through its archives to recount FMOTQ history. While an unofficial start date of the event is unclear, clips of the makeout festival have been traced back to somewhere around the 1940s.…
Students across campus have seen a recent change from regular beef burgers to “50/50” burgers in all Stanford dining halls. Fifty percent beef and 50 percent mushroom, these new patties have elicited curiosity toward the motivations that inspired the shift.
Stanford Dining features a number of greenhouses as part of its push for food education.
Students have had a variety of reactions to the selection of past presidents.
A newly proposed constitutional amendment, the California Legislature Transparency Act, stresses the importance of openness in government.
2016 marks the 125th anniversary of Stanford’s first class. The anniversary has inspired a number of celebrations, including “Stanford 125,” a project intended to celebrate the history of Stanford and look forward to its future. Several events and projects within “Stanford 125” will be coming out within the next few months.
Jeff Sheng, a current Ph.D. student in the Sociology department, led a discussion this past Tuesday on his newly published book, “Fearless: Portraits of LGBQT Students.” Featuring over 200 LGBQT students, “Fearless” is a photography project that aims to promote social change.
Stanford Splash is a two-day learning marathon where Stanford students, both undergraduate and graduate, as well as other community members, volunteer to teach classes on any subject to middle and high school kids.
Alumni who wish to tell their stories simply enter the dome and give a quick two to five minute interview, which is then posted on the Project Stanford 125 website.
Attendance in computer science courses may have been a bit lower than usual this previous week as around 40 students participated in the Grace Hopper Computer Science Convention in Houston, Texas, last Wednesday through Friday.
The 528-foot-long “scary path” is a dark dirt path that extends from the paved road between the Kappa Alpha Fraternity and the Enchanted Broccoli Forest to the back of 680 Lomita. The shortcut has become notorious among students as a place where the threat of sexual assault looms more strongly than ever. Although no reports of incidents of sexual assault on the path itself are currently available, former Stanford athlete Brock Turner was found sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in the woods surrounding the path last January.