Stanford Women in Business (SWIB) hosted a series of events and presentations to introduce Stanford students to entrepreneurship opportunities around the Bay Area last week.
Students applying for housing beginning next autumn quarter received an email Monday from Residential and Dining Enterprises (R&DE) announcing that Stanford will be offering two additional housing options for upperclassmen and that the Draw application portal would be open for an extra week.
On Wednesday Stanford’s campus was filled with all varieties of denim from skinny jeans to decorated vests. However, the event was more than just a fashion statement; it was an international social protest in solitude with victims of sexual violence.
Guitarists strummed, students munched on create-your-own trail mix, and the sun shown down on Columbae’s front lawn this Friday as students and Prospective Freshmen (ProFro’s) alike celebrated the start of the weekend at Earthfest, a celebration of Stanford’s sustainability.
Angela Davis, the noted civil and political rights activist, spoke Wednesday night as a part of the Race, Policing, and Mass Incarceration lecture series .
As Jewish students at Stanford observe Passover this week, they have the option of dining at Hillel, the hub for Jewish students on campus, or piecing together meals at dining halls, which have tried to offer certain Passover foods like Matzah crackers and Gefilte fish. Passover -- marked by celebratory Seders across campus -- began last Friday and will continue until Saturday.
Governor Edmund Brown issued a historic mandate last week that the California State Water Resources Control Board pass measures to reduce the amount of water used across the state by 25 percent.
Amy Zuckerwise ’15 is one Stanford student who would love to spot a mountain lion in person. Zuckerwise started conducting research at Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve last year after taking the Jasper Ridge Docent class. Her research now focuses on how the predators’ activity overlaps with time and human patterns in the park.
The former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Robert Mueller, visited Stanford this Tuesday and talked with students about his tenure as a leader in national security and his views on today’s security issues.
Zack Gold ’15, Akshai Baskaran ’15 and Laura Cussen ’15 created a petition asking the University to replace “grass landscaping with drought tolerant native plants.” The petition has over 800 signatures and has garnered the attention of students, faculty and University officials.
The Public Policy forum of Stanford in Government (SIG) hosted a panel Tuesday night on “Women in Policy” that encouraged female students to run for political office.
As the Associate Director I have several different responsibilities. First of all, I work with the student staff at the WCC. We have about 10 undergrads and 3 graduate students on staff as well as one professional school liaison at the medical school and several interns. All the programming at the WCC is driven by our student staff to provide opportunities for scholarship, leadership, and activism, and my role is to be an advisor to the students.
Bring it to the Table is an initiative Winokur started after her son accused her of being “intolerant” of other views, specifically those espoused on Fox news. Her solution was to sit down at a simple folded table with a patriotic cloth draped over it and talk with over a hundred different people with varied backgrounds and opinions about their political views.
Stanford’s Freshman Sophomore College (or “FroSoCo” as most students say) is hosting “PhiPsiChi: FroSoCo’s Premiere and Only Frat Party.” The party will be held from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. in the Schiff Courtyard and requested donations will go to Partners in Health Rwanda (PIH) through Stanford’s Dance Marathon.
Though Vaden Health Center has been seeing cases of influenza for several months now, national and state trends are showing a potential spike in the virus this month. Both local and federal health departments are warning citizens to protect themselves against the virus and Stanford campus is no different.
Arriving 45 minutes early to hear Cheryl Strayed, author of the best selling memoir “Wild” that was made into an award-winning movie last month, give a talk Tuesday night at Cemex Auditorium seemed like a safe bet to Maddie Saviano ’18. After an hour of waiting in a line of over a thousand people, however, Saviano…
The Stanford Law School hosted a panel discussion Tuesday to discuss the recent issues of law enforcement and racial equality and what role law schools and students can play in today’s social turmoil.
As finals begin and students across campus begin to cram for chemistry, fix those last bugs on their CS assignments or crowd the Hume Center for help on their final English papers, many students are searching for the best place to get their work done. Many students agree that the perfect study spot must combine…
An auditorium packed with more than 150 Stanford undergraduates, medical students, professors, researchers and community members. People on the floor, leaning against the walls and packed like sardines to squeeze inside. A crowd gathered outside the closed doors begging the security guard to let them in. This crowd was not gathered to hear a famous…
Don’t be surprised if you recognize one of the stars of HBO’s new series, MasterClass, walking around the Stanford campus. That would be transfer Zachary Ostroff ’16: bassist, singer, and environmentalist.
Were you to have a class with Saamon Legowski ’16 or sit down with him for lunch, you might think he is your typical Stanford student: a psychology major, creative writing minor, studies hard and works out quite a bit. What you may not realize at first glance, however, is that Legowski is a veteran of the U.S. Army and is currently in his seventh of at least twelve years in the National Reserves.
Reagan Odhner ’17, plans on using her Stanford degree in economics to change the lives of those in developing countries. This idea didn’t come from a mission trip to the Dominican Republic or even a heart-wrenching book about sub-Saharan Africa, but from the time she spent interacting with Afghan communities while on deployment in the Marine Corps.
The large windows throughout the interior allow visitors to experience both the inside and outdoors simultaneously, echoing ideas of organic architecture and even evokes the feeling of a Frank Lloyd Wright design.
Deresiewicz’s book, which was just published this August, highlights the problems with a goal, or “hoop,” oriented system of education that Deresiewicz argues takes the love of learning out of students.