A male suspect sexually assaulted a woman against her request that he stop at a Lagunita Court student residence sometime between late evening and early evening on Nov. 1-2, according to an AlertSU report sent to the campus community on Monday.
No. 2 women’s soccer (14-1-0, 7-0-0 Pac-12) overwhelmed Colorado (10-5-1, 2-4-1 Pac-12) with three second-half goals in a 4-0 victory in Boulder, CO. Four different Cardinal players found the back of the net, but it was junior forward Catarina Macario’s first-half penalty score that will go down in the history books.
The report — which will be discussed at the Faculty Senate this Thursday — also expressed the Undergraduate Senate’s official endorsement of the proposals, and includes recommendations for potential amendments to the proposals based on student feedback.
Board of Trustees Chair Jeff Raikes ’80 relayed the University’s commitment to affirming international collaboration in research and provided an update on the Board’s review of Fossil Free Stanford’s petition for divestment from large oil and gas corporations, in a Tuesday briefing on the Board’s first meeting of the year.
Following a yearlong legal battle in which a coalition of students accused Stanford’s leave of absence policies of discriminating against those with mental health disabilities, the University has agreed to treat mandatory leaves as a last resort and provide access to one quarter of on-campus housing for some students on leave.
A handful of parents who pleaded guilty in the nationwide college admissions scandal are now putting their money toward expensive outside consultants, doctors and criminologists in the hopes of securing lenient sentences, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
Students should expect to wait no more than one week for an in-person consultation with a clinician at CAPS, which has re-vamped its mental health services this year to eliminate the initial phone assessment causing delays in treatment.
Serra Mall will be renamed Jane Stanford Way in October, changing the University's official address. The decision was recommended by an advisory committee following years of controversy over a name that honored Junipero Serra, who has been criticized for his mistreatment of Native Americans.
A woman was unwillingly lifted off of the ground and kissed on the forehead by an unknown man who ran up to her at the intersection of Campus and Galvez late Thursday night. The male suspect then asked the victim to get into his car with him; she declined and he left, according to an AlertSU Crime Alert sent to the Stanford community.
The merging of administrative oversight toward student groups and Greek life, increased mental health services and the promise of continued campus social programming were among the announcements shared in Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole’s spring quarter update to the campus community on Tuesday.
Further reductions in cooling across campus labs, offices and classrooms will be enforced today as a result of the lasting heat wave, according to an AlertSU Community Alert issued on Tuesday morning. Classrooms holding final exams will not be affected.
Comfort cooling is being reduced across several offices and other campus buildings in order to preserve the cooling capacity necessary for medical, research, data processing and other facilities “due to the unusually high current temperatures,” according to an AlertSU Community Alert sent early Monday evening.
Police arrived at White Plaza early Tuesday afternoon in response to a call from Stanford College Republicans (SCR) President John Rice-Cameron ’20, who alleged that a sophomore woman physically assaulted him at an SCR tabling event the group was holding in support of Brett Kavanaugh’s recent Supreme Court confirmation.
Fewer than one in five eligible Stanford students voted in the 2014 midterm elections. Less than 50 percent of eligible students cast their ballots in the 2016 presidential election. Overall, Stanford trails its peer research institutions by about two percent in terms of voting rate. Why is the level of civic engagement among Stanford students so low? Amid the release of these abysmal statistics, a coalition of students, faculty and staff are responding with the StanfordVotes initiative, a collective effort to improve student voter registration and engagement on campus.
Stanford now faces increased external pressure in the push to fire incoming Norcliffe House Resident Assistant Hamzeh Daoud ’20, as Pennsylvania lawyer Jerome Marcus — in a Tuesday letter sent to President Marc Tessier-Lavigne — alleged that the University risks legal action should Daoud retain his position.
A commitment to need-blind admissions for international students, increased faculty diversity and an 80 percent carbon-free, zero-waste campus by 2030 were among the prominent issues presented by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell at Thursday’s annual meeting of the Academic Council.
Kairos has fired its entire house staff in connection with “an incident that went unreported” in October, multiple sources have confirmed. All staff members have since been ordered to move out of the house.
On Saturday, the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) elections commission announced the results of the 2018 elections. The Shanta-Rosie slate, including Shanta Katipamula ’19 and Ph.D. candidate Rosie Nelson, won against the Khaled-Ocon slate to become the 2018-2019 ASSU executives.
According to an Alert SU notice, police are currently investigating "suspicious items" at Cordura Hall, and have evacuated the area while they conduct their inspection.