Adopting a wealth tax could bring big changes to Silicon Valley, a global hotspot of wealth thanks to the tech industry.
A burglary occurred at a residence on the 800 block of Allardice Way on Thursday night, according to Stanford's public safety department.
The plaque “will remain in place while the provost’s review of the issue continues,” Stanford spokesperson E.J. Miranda told The Daily. “The provost is fully considering input provided by the university community,” he added, confirming that the University did not install the plaque.
The first incident occurred on Friday at 1:30 a.m. at an undisclosed location. The second occurred on Saturday at 10 a.m. at a frosh dorm in Wilbur Hall.
“If this would have been 2017, I think it would have been a whole different story,” said Ana Cabrera ’20, the vice chair of operations at Stanford in Government. “But we’re near the end of the term.”
A foundation connected to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein made a contribution to Stanford, directed to the physics department, four years before the ultra-wealthy financier pleaded guilty to prostitution charges.
After months of delays and student activists' efforts, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley, a local food bank whose website says it feeds a tenth of Silicon Valley’s population, will deliver food to Stanford’s campus on three pilot dates. Monday is the first delivery, with the others planned for Sept. 23 and Oct. 28.
Kappa Alpha’s sanctions include the loss of its residence at 664 Lomita for at least two years, and a requirement to provide restitution to the University for the rent that would have been paid by students it housed there without approval.
Cooling will be turned off in buildings on the University’s chilled water system other than hospitals, “life safety areas,” classrooms where students will take finals and certain venues with events scheduled.
A visiting scholar in the economics department, Kurt Mitman, is registered as a sex offender for his 2004 assault of a 14-year-old boy. The University will permit him to serve the remainder of his appointment, until its scheduled June 30 end date, with certain restrictions.
Vaden Health Center pharmacy will be operated as Walgreens at Vaden beginning June 24. Vaden’s executive director Jim Jacobs attributes the decision to wanting to broaden the pharmacy’s insurance participation, and to give students access to Walgreens’ nationwide network of drugstores.
An international engineering student lives in a van to avoid high housing prices. Part two in The Daily's graduate student affordability series.
The Daily is interested in hearing about graduate students’ experiences with affordability at Stanford. If you’d like to share your story, please contact Charlie Curnin at ccurnin ‘at’ stanford.edu. Complaints about the steep costs of living at Stanford are a common refrain among graduate students, aired from Graduate Student Council meetings to the demonstrations staged…
The Daily is interested in hearing about graduate students’ experiences with affordability at Stanford. If you’d like to share your story, please contact Charlie Curnin at ccurnin ‘at’ stanford.edu. The story of John, a second-year international engineering student, illustrates a worst-case scenario of the squeeze some graduate students face. For just over two months, John…
In an email to students on the night of April 10 — the first day of the two-day Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) election period — campus newsletter the Fountain Hopper (FoHo) wrote that ASSU Executive candidate Kimiko Hirota ’20 allegedly “warned” her opponent Erica Scott ’20 that Hirota’s friends “might go public” with claims of relationship abuse against Scott’s original running mate.
James E. Howell, a noted economist who was formerly the longest-serving faculty member of the Graduate School of Business (GSB), died on March 29 at his home in Palo Alto. He was 91.
Around a dozen individuals, many from the Stanford Solidarity Network, held signs and spoke with attendees of a reception hosted by the Vice Provost for Graduate Education Patricia Gumport on the third floor of the Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center.
Following years of pushback, four student residential staff positions — ETAs, PHEs, ATAs and Row student managers — will see a $1,000 increase in pay in the next academic year,
The majority of graduate students in the U.S. live on less than $20,000 a year. In Palo Alto, one of the most expensive places to live in America, things don’t get any easier.