What is a home? I’m thinking as I pack my bags for another summer away from the Farm. I’ve defined Stanford as my home address for a while, despite my interludes away. But this break is different: it’s practically permanent. I have another quarter to finish a master’s degree, but a whole swath of people I built my home out of when I started here almost four years ago is leaving.
I qualified for my first Olympic trials when I was 14 years old. Getting there was hard, but leaving the sport was harder. Synchronized swimming (now artistic swimming), as Wikipedia defines it, is a “hybrid form of swimming, dance and gymnastics, consisting of swimmers performing a synchronized routine of elaborate moves in the water, accompanied…
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Agnieszka Czechowicz ’05 Ph.D. ’10 M.D. ’11, assistant professor in pediatrics, has developed a preventive gene therapy treatment that would eliminate the need for radiation and help children accept healthy stem cells.
Stanford will remove home equity as a factor in calculating financial aid from tuition and fee levels for undergraduate students starting next academic year, the Board of Trustees announced Tuesday.
Senator Dianne Feinstein ’55, D.-Calif., retained her chair in Tuesday’s midterm elections against former California State Senator Kevin de Leon, D., in what has been reported as her fifth and final term for U.S. Senate.
Residential Education (ResEd) will now more formally define what constitutes “high-risk behavior” under its substance use policies. Despite sharing the “high-risk” label, the behaviors range in severity, from beer pong and smoking marijuana to taking shots and blacking out.
From green-lighting building projects to managing an over $20 billion endowment, the 33 members of Stanford’s Board of Trustees wield no small role in the University and its future. The Board of Trustees was established on Nov. 11, 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford to serve as directors for the University. The official job of…
Located between the Faculty Club and Harmony House, Kingscote underwent a year-long renovation effort geared toward opening more university offices — in particular, the offices under the Division of Institutional Equity & Access.
The petition to recall Judge Aaron Persky ’84 A.M. ’85, the presiding judge in the sexual assault case against former Stanford student Brock Turner, reached nearly 100,000 signatures Thursday. The petition comes as part of a campaign to to recall Persky for the lenient sentence of former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner through the June ballot.
Last fall, fourteen student teams designed computer, video and mobile games in CS 146: “Introduction to Game Design and Development.”
Research from Wendt Family Professor of Political Science Morris Fiorina shows that the American public is not more politically polarized than it was in 1976, despite the apparent polarization of party candidates.
Executive Director of Bechtel International Center Shalini D. Bhutani explained that students from abroad have F-1 and J-1 Visas, which are not affected by the travel ban. For some Stanford students, though, the ban's implications are more serious.
The Daily sat down with former mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa, who is one of the Democratic candidates running for governor of California, to chat about why he thinks “politics is broken” and what Stanford students can do to help fix it.
In its first meeting of the academic year, Faculty Senate received updates on long-range planning, a recap of President Marc Tessier-Lavigne’s first year and a debrief from executive leaders of the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) on the issues of diversity and student support in academics.
After campus institution Thai Cafe closed its doors on 30 years of business at Stanford in June, the School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S) is seeking a new food vendor for the vacated space at the courtyard outside Jordan Hall.
Emeritus professor Robert Cannon, an early proponent of autonomous robotics and cofounder of the Aerospace Robotics Lab, died at the age of 93 on Aug. 15 at Stanford Hospital.
In its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) brainstormed ideas for Stanford’s long-range planning process and saw updates from housing and an Undergraduate Senate bill to review Constitutional Council guidelines. Meanwhile, the GSC must consider what they must allocate parts of their budget to for the coming academic year.
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council proposed a public letter to the Graduate Housing Advising Committee and Graduate Student Housing about 48 hour entry warnings amidst privacy concerns. Outside updates on Stanford Student Enterprises and the funding committee pushed the GSC to question financial affairs.
In its second official meeting Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council addressed flaws in the Voluntary Student Organization (VSO) funding guidelines and proposed outside outreach committee opportunities.
In its first official meeting, the 2017-2018 Graduate Student Council (GSC) selected new Council chairs and discussed possible tension within the funding committee.
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the partial re-do of the election that passed last meeting and its effects on the election of the next GSC, causing members to put a reelection of the “at-large” portion of the ballot back on the table.
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed resolutions to fix the discrepancies on ballots in the recent GSC election. Council members voted to resend ballots to students in the Law School and the School of Medicine as well as voters affected by an originally incomplete link who were unable to re-vote by the Friday night deadline. This partial re-do would include re-voting on all aspects of the original ballot apart from the Executive slate.