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Fan Liu
Fan is a sophomore interested in the life sciences. She spends most of her time running experiments in biology lab or pondering the intricacies of human life. She is also passionate about traveling, visiting art museums and writing nonfiction pieces.

Game of Homes

The process by which unclaimed Greek houses will be assigned is to be determined in conversations this fall. Greek houses are currently held almost exclusively by members of Stanford’s Interfraternity Council and Inter-Sorority Council, with only one Multicultural Greek Council chapter being housed, and none from the African American Fraternal and Sororal Association.

Steven Artandi selected as new director of Stanford Cancer Institute

Steven Artandi, M.D., Ph.D. was appointed director of the Stanford Cancer Institute — an initiative that aims to improve cancer treatment at Stanford — on Oct. 1. He was previously a professor of medicine and biochemistry at the School of Medicine and will succeed outgoing director Beverly Mitchell, M.D., who has led the Institute for the past 10 years.

Sphere granted official student group status

At the end of spring quarter, Student Activities and Leadership (SAL) granted official student group status to new left-leaning publication The Stanford Sphere, affording the organization access to more funding and institutionalized support.

Q&A with Esmé Weijun Wang ’06, Whiting Award recipient

Stanford alumna Esmé Weijun Wang ’06 recently won the 2018 Whiting Award in Nonfiction, a $50,000 prize that supports ten emerging writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama. Wang is the recipient of the 2016 Graywolf Nonfiction Prize and is the author of “The Border of Paradise: A Novel,” which made NPR’s Best Books of 2016 list.

In school but off-campus: navigating the coterm transition

Coterms who take an extra year at Stanford report taking on greater responsibility for all areas of their lives, from their courses of study to their housing to their finances. As one coterm put it, making a comparison to the undergraduate experience: “It’s a completely different game."

Student publications find niches at Stanford

In this feature, The Daily interviewed four student publications -- the Stanford Political Journal, The Dualist, Probe Magazine and Fascinate -- to get a small glimpse of how they balance student life with running a journal and reaching an audience.
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