Current ASSU Vice President Michael Cruz ’12 and Senator Stewart Macgregor-Dennis ’13 have been elected as next year’s ASSU Executives, defeating Tenzin Seldon ‘12 and Joe Vasquez ’11.
Tuesday night’s joint legislative meeting surveyed a broad range of campus-wide issues, both in the State of the Association address and in an open dialogue with President Hennessy and Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising Julie Lythcott-Haims ’89.
Kappa Sigma members will venture to Las Vegas for the fraternity's national convention, where national representatives will discuss allegations of misconduct.
Stanford’s transition to a new contractor for campus custodial services on Dec. 1 created complications for a small number of custodial employees, who are now scheduled to enter an arbitration process through the employees’ union and the new subcontractor, UGL (UNICCO). News of the change in contractors sparked e-mail petitions throughout the school and a…
Judicial Affairs saw an increase in total cases last year, registering 167 cases in the 2009-2010 academic year compared to 123 cases in the 2008-2009 academic year, according to recently released statistics.
Provost John Etchemendy Ph.D. ‘82 had an informal discussion on the state of the University with the ASSU Undergraduate Senate and the Graduate Student Council (GSC) at last Wednesday’s Joint Legislative meeting, outlining future construction projects for campus and answering questions from senators and council members about his take on several campus issues.
In response to content they found offensive and insensitive, four staff members and 32 residents of Ujamaa walked out of the last Gaieties performance of Big Game Week on Nov. 19, prompting plans of talks between the two parties to discuss concerns and how to move forward.
This year’s housing shuffle as students return from abroad and others vacate for winter quarter is proceeding more smoothly than last year, with fewer students who have guaranteed housing still waiting to be assigned a spot for winter quarter.
Students were not notified of a change in StanfordWho, which displayed their addresses and room numbers on campus, because it was an unintended result of another change made last summer.
With plans to expand housing in the works, a few campus landmarks need to move out and the Community Farm is on the list of possible evictions.
San Francisco officials are investigating the death of a Stanford alumna, Jia Hou ’07, who graduated with a degree in psychology.
A sharp increase in full refunds, despite low numbers of requests, can have negative effects on student group funding.
California voters soundly voted down Proposition 23 on Tuesday night by 60 percent as of press time, with 47 percent of precincts reporting. Prop 23, largely backed by two Texas oil companies, Valero and Tesoro, sought to suspend California’s AB 32 law, which was signed into law in 2006 and requires that state greenhouse gas emission levels be lowered to 1990 levels by 2020.
The UN Film Festival will end its daily series of productions and discussions on "Population-Migration-Globalization" on Sunday.
Google will test run its highly coveted fiber-optic, high-speed broadband network on faculty homes at Stanford.
A week of picketing outside a controversial art exhibit by a Stanford professor culminated when a woman broke into the museum and destroyed the art, which depicts a man who resembles Jesus Christ receiving oral sex.
Rat sightings and other evidence of rat presence in ZAP, the Cowell Cluster house, this week ended with the capture of one rat late Thursday night.
This report covers a selection of incidents from Sept. 23 to Sept. 30 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin.
As the summer rush of college rankings comes to a close, Stanford dropped one place from its long-held number No. 4 spot on the U.S. News and World Report ranking, but the University’s name is beginning to show up on many other alternative lists that offer some variety from the monolithic U.S. News.
As a result of a newly enacted federal mandate, textbook prices -- and the sticker shock that often accompanies them -- will be available to all students as soon as registration opens, ideally allowing for students to make financially informed decisions about textbook purchases before the bookstore even stocks its shelves.
Stem cell research ... Cardinals at the US Open ... High Speed Rail woes ... Hennessy and the AAU ... Water filtering ... Stanford news from around the web for Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010.
ASSU Pakistan meeting on Friday ... Cardinal athletes on the national front ... Stanford GSB wins silver ... Stand up more ... Space travel (ooh) ... Stanford news from around the web for Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010.
French lecturer Nelee Langmuir dies at 78 ... Memorial schedule for BIll Lane ... Finding Jupiter starts to make it in the real world ... The other side of rankings ... Stanford news from around the web for Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010.
Stanford is sixth in Forbes' college rankings ... Obama to honor NCAA champs ... Caltrain discusses cutbacks ... Helmet motivation ... Stanford news from around the web for Friday, Aug. 13, 2010.