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Barrio Assistance group overcomes organizational struggles

Barrio Assistance, Stanford’s entirely student-run tutoring group for elementary and middle school children, has a fresh group of student coordinators this fall. Barrio operates without advisers or Stanford faculty and interacts with a wide variety of Palo Alto schools, parents and kids, creating leadership challenges for the students in charge of the program, as well as unique merits.

Stanford Diversity Exchange gives exchange students a year at Stanford

Through Stanford’s Diversity Exchange program, four students from Spelman College, Morehouse College, and Howard University have swapped places with Stanford students this quarter. Though Stanford may be similar to the historically black colleges/universities in political views, some differences include the prevalence of the tech industry, its breadth of diversity, and size as a research institution.