With relatively little public notice, the University made several alterations to its nondiscrimination policy in mid-February. According to Diversity and Access Office Director Rosa Gonzalez, the changes to the Statement on Nondiscrimination Policy were prompted by a “need” for modification and clarification and included only technical and administrative changes.
Following the Bing Overseas Studies Program’s (BOSP) decision to cancel its Kyoto program for spring quarter, the University has formulated alternative plans for students who planned to spend the term in Japan.
University officials launch a program to help its student body–a population teeming with “failure-deprived” over-achievers–cope with academic disappointment in college.
Hopes for recreational marijuana use went up in smoke on Tuesday after California voters said no to a ballot measure seeking the legalization of marijuana. The measure was defeated by 54 percent of voters with 80 percent of precincts reporting early Wednesday.
When is war justified? What can we do in the name of war? What do we owe to people who fight in war? Who decides who should fight?
Bringing together different academic units on campus, the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society has spearheaded a project that is set to discuss such ethical questions surrounding war in a wide range of academic disciplines. The year-long series will continue until mid-May, concluding with two culminating drama performance events. The first event, “War Photographer,” took place on Oct. 14.
Graduate Student Council (GSC) members expressed concern for e-mail spam on their mailing list at Wednesday evening’s meeting as ASSU executives Angelina Cardona ’11 and Kelsei Wharton ’12 pushed for cohesion between the Undergraduate Senate, GSC and executive cabinet.
Graduate Student Council (GSC) members expressed sharp disapproval of the council’s overspending on voluntary student organization (VSO) funding in Wednesday’s GSC meeting.
Ike’s Place, currently a popular, small eatery started in San Francisco’s Castro district, plans to open up shop in Stanford’s Science and Engineering Quad II in mid-August.