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Elizabeth Rosen

Admission sees yield rate increase

Despite initial predictions by the Office of Undergraduate Admission of a decreased yield rate for the Class of 2014, a record-high 72 percent of 2,300 admitted students accepted their offers of admission this year.

Grads oppose Rains changes

Last night’s Graduate Student Council (GSC) meeting was cut short when some council members, enraged by Student Housing’s recently announced plans to convert five Rains apartment buildings from graduate to undergraduate housing next year, left early to attend a town hall in protest of the change.

Vital Organist

Performing the complete works of Johann Sebastian Bach is no small task, but for University organist Robert Huw Morgan, it’s all Bach, all the time...

Yichao Wang remembered

The death of Yichao Wang, a visiting Chinese doctoral student, of complications after a bicycling accident on Feb. 3 has both saddened Stanford community members and spurred many to take action to heighten bike safety awareness on campus.

GSC examines special fees, group funding

Wednesday’s Graduate Student Council (GSC) meeting ran the gamut of issues, from special fees policy to campaign spending caps for ASSU executive races to the appointment of an internal auditor for student group finances.

Kishimoto campaign stops by Farm

Graduate School of Business alumna Yoriko Kishimoto, former Palo Alto mayor and City Council member, is running for a 21st district state assembly seat — the only woman among three candidates in the race.

Anti-creationist visits Farm

Last night, Stanford became the most recent stop along infamous anti-creationist blogger Paul Zachary “PZ” Myers’s Northern California college tour, with visits to eight college towns in eight days.

Stanford study shows gain in African solar-powered irrigation

The dry season in sub-Saharan Africa is a brutal six months of minimal rainfall, widespread malnutrition and community dislocation. However, according to a study by Jennifer Burney, a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford’s Program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE), solar-powered drip irrigation systems may provide a viable long-term solution.

BRIEF: Anti-Dog fighting group partners with Farm

What do geophysics and space sciences have to do with dog fighting and gang activity? Not much at first glance. Nevertheless, Stanford Solar Center director Deborah Scherrer has become an active part of the campaign against dog fighting and animal abuse in the Bay Area.
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