Students and alums have donated over $100,000 to fund Stanford’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute since the summer. But despite a petition that gained over 12,000 signatures calling on the University to fund the institute, King Institute director Clayborne Carson told The Daily that they have not received additional funding from Stanford.
Historically, OMAC, which was created in fall of 2014, has had a director that serves as a liaison between the student veteran community and the administration, helping to advocate for the students’ needs as well as plan events and help foster the community. This year-long vacancy has left students to do the work themselves.
Stanford’s Student Title IX Investigation & Hearing Process (Student Title IX Process) outlines the University’s policies and process in reviewing and adjudicating sexual violence allegations made against students. The policy has been criticized by students and faculty on multiple grounds, including those surrounding counseling, attorney time, the definition of sexual assault and expulsions.
Students began circulating a petition on Tuesday calling for the University to provide greater support for the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute at Stanford.
The FarmLink Project is a “grassroots movement” that connects farmers who have excess produce from COVID-19 restaurant shutdowns with food banks that have increased need due to job loss. The idea was hatched by James Kanoff ’22 in early April and has received national media attention.
Students reported that they source hard drugs from other students or off the internet, indicating that the substances are accessible for those who want them. Student residential staff were aware of this but felt that staff training did not sufficiently prepare them to help students experiencing issues as a result of drug use, they told The Daily.
When students in COMM 173E: “Data Challenge Lab” — a tight-knit class described by multiple students as the best they had taken at Stanford — learned that the course would unexpectedly no longer be offered for future students, they were intensely disappointed. The Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME), which created the class, is considering how to rework the course so that it can be offered to more than 25 students at a time.
Stanford is beginning to pack up some students’ rooms in order to make space for healthcare workers and people awaiting COVID-19 test results, Dean of Students Mona Hicks wrote in an email to affected students on Saturday afternoon.
Two student groups, Cardinal for Warren and Stanford Students for Bernie, are working to advocate for their preferred candidates on and off campus.
Graduate students protested the rising costs of the University dependent healthcare plan in a demonstration coordinated by the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) at a Thursday town hall held by Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Stacey Bent.
Since its founding, the camp has expanded to approximately 125 campuses in around 44 states, and serves 10,000 campers ages 6-18 per year free of charge.
Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole warned the student body of the dangers of fentanyl-laced counterfeit drugs in a campus-wide email on Friday.
Five million potential first dates. That’s effectively what the Stanford Marriage Pact algorithm runs through to give each participant their perfect Stanford match, said co-founder Liam McGregor ’20. The number of participants in the Marriage Pact — which asks students about a range of topics from religion and politics to sex and spontaneity — has…
For weeks, wildfires have been tearing across Australia in one of the most devastating fire seasons the country has seen. Recent reports say that at least 28 people have died with more missing, and more than 12.35 million acres of land have been burned.
“The New Ice Cream Standard” is the slogan on the window of Morsey’s Creamery, which opened at 125 University Avenue in the summer of 2019.
Faculty, staff and students took a break from work to support wellness at Stanford at the 11th annual Cardinal Walk on Thursday May 4. This year's one-mile walk around campus had the theme "Moonwalk to Wellness" and was named after outgoing Provost, John Etchemendy. (DANIELLE ECHEVERRIA/The Stanford Daily)
The Cool Product Expo is an annual exposition of innovative products, hosted by the Stanford Graduate School of Business. This year, more than two dozen entrepreneurs came from Silicon Valley and beyond to demonstrate groundbreaking hardware, software, consumer tech, wearables and more!