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.