The revised alcohol and drug policy and the University's recent steps toward substance use education stem from a report put together by the Alcohol Solutions Group formed by Provost Persis Drell in 2019.
Though Stanford administrators are more prepared to handle the virus than they were last year, safety precautions are "going to need to remain present, and may need to morph, as the situation changes in the future," Minor said.
The Tree Huggers, who ran uncontested, were reelected to serve as junior class presidents. The Stanford LorAXE won over Work Card Play Carder to return as senior class presidents.
The elections saw a 17.3% voter turnout — a decrease from last year’s 36.64%. All general amendments failed because the graduate student voter quorum was not reached, as only 8.73% of graduate students voted.
The University plans to have a regular incoming class of around 1,700 students, plus the 378 students who took a gap year during the 2020-21 academic year.
Students will be able to begin the neighborhood assignment process on Friday, though specific rooms and roommates will not be chosen until August.
All summer 2021 programs except Oxford, Santiago and Germany’s Krupp Internship program have been canceled.
To honor their family's wish for privacy, the student's identity and cause of death have not been revealed.
This year marks the 30th year anniversary of Stanford Medicine’s Jonathan J. King Lecture series. During Tuesday evening’s lecture, Lucy Kalanithi discussed her late husband’s New York Times bestselling memoir, “When Breath Becomes Air.”
In their first public meeting, the ASSU Executive Cabinet discussed ways for students to give input on on-campus COVID-19 policies.
After amassing nearly 1,500 signatures, a petition started by comparative literature professor David Palumbo-Liu ultimately was unsuccessful in instating Chanel Miller’s “Know My Name” as one of this year’s Three Books.
The Graduate Student Council held its first official meeting with its councilors of the 2020-21 academic year Wednesday evening.
CS 472: "Data Science and AI for COVID-19" allows undergraduate students, graduate students and people around the world to unite in the fight against the novel coronavirus.
The free CoviDB Speaker Series released its first video on Tuesday to educate the general public about all aspects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Voters elected 15 out of 18 candidates to the Graduate Student Council (GSC) this year. Four out of five incumbents who ran retained their seats.
Writing Medicine, a weekly workshop led by bestselling author and Director of Writing and Storytelling at Stanford’s Medicine and the Muse Program, gathers hundreds of healthcare individuals to explore creative writing and share their stories during the ongoing pandemic.
Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse (SARA) Office at Stanford hosted Sexual Assault Awareness Month events online for the first time.
Despite the cancellation of this year’s Admit Weekend, the University has continued to host events online for admits.