The remodel puts into practice Stanford’s announcement earlier this month that it would remove the name of David Starr Jordan — a noted eugenicist and Stanford’s founding president — from campus spaces.
Under skies that shifted from gray to orange and back again, undergraduates acclimated to the transformed campus and settled into new rhythms — involving many hours spent in apartment-style new digs, with rare excursions to dining halls or the student testing facility.
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“The number of students planning to live on campus was much lower than expected,” wrote Assistant Vice Provost for Residential Education Cheryl Brown in a Tuesday email, notifying the seven students who had been slated to fill staff positions in Mirrielees that their staff roles would not be honored for fall quarter.
With Sen. Cory Booker ’91, M.A. ’92 (D-N.J.) and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro ’96 also having ended their campaigns, Steyer’s exit brings a close to Stanford graduates’ 2020 White House aspirations.
The incidents occurred in parking lots at 270 Galvez St. and 459 Lagunita Dr, and on the 300 block of Lomita Drive, according to the alert.
The Undergraduate Senate discussed a bill to impeach Senator Sam Schimmel ’22 amid sexual misconduct allegations, and called Stanford police over a dispute involving a Daily reporter covering the meeting.
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.