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Kate Abbott

Ford to open research center in PA

Silicon Valley’s potential newest industry may be cars. Automotive company Ford recently announced plans to open a research innovation center in Palo Alto, joining a growing community of vehicle manufacturers tapping into the Valley’s resources.

SHC patient-privacy suit looms

A class action suit has been filed against Stanford Hospital & Clinics and a third-party vendor by patients whose personal information was published on a public website discovered earlier this month.

Tablo delves into identity at Asian Images

Korean hip-hop star and Stanford graduate Tablo spoke Tuesday evening at the annual Asian Images event in his first public appearance in over a year. Daniel Seonwoong Lee ’01 M.A. ’02, also known as Tablo, the front man for Korean hip-hop group Epik High, addressed a variety of topics with an intimate gathering of students in Cubberley Auditorium.

Faculty Senate votes ‘yes’ on ROTC return

Following more than a year of research and debate, the Faculty Senate voted on Thursday 28-9, with three abstentions, to extend an invitation for ROTC to return to Stanford. The vote effectively ends the 40-year ban of the program on campus.

Committee supports ROTC return

In a report released last Friday, the ad hoc committee investigating the potential return of ROTC to Stanford announced its support for the program. A presentation of the recommendation will be given at this Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting.

Groups advocate ‘abstain’ on ROTC measure

Over the past several weeks, a campaign to vote ‘abstain’ on Thursday’s ballot Measure A-ROTC Advisory Question has spread through email lists and gained traction among several student groups, including the Students of Color Coalition (SOCC) and the Women’s Coalition (WoCo). Literature on the Campaign to Abstain is being propagated through fliers, Facebook and pamphlets left in student dining areas.

Case brought against ASSU ROTC advisory bill

Alok Vaid-Menon ’13, president of Stanford Students for Queer Liberation (SSQL), filed a petition to bring a case against the ASSU with the Constitutional Council, which was approved this week. Constitutional Council case W2011-1, Vaid-Menon v. Cardona, will determine the constitutionality of a bill passed by the Undergraduate Senate to place an “advisory referendum” question on the spring elections ballot, which is intended to gauge student opinion regarding ROTC.

Stanford explores NYC engineering campus

University President John Hennessy announced during Thursday afternoon’s Faculty Senate meeting that Stanford is investigating the invitation to establish a New York City campus focused on applied science and technology.

Korean pop star battles attacks on Stanford record

Daniel Seon Woong Lee, better known in Korea as recording artist Tablo, graduated from Stanford with a seemingly uncontroversial record: two English degrees, a bachelor’s in 2001 and a master’s in 2002. But over the past six months, an Internet campaign has launched attacking Lee’s credentials and, he says, threatening him and his family.

DLCL details structural changes

The Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages currently consists of five departments; the move means the five departments will now share a single budget and form "focal groups" to encourage collaboration across their areas of study.

Abbott to leave Farm

Stanford Director of Admission Shawn Abbott will step down May 14 to become assistant vice president for undergraduate admissions at New York University. Abbott will start his new job at NYU on June 1...

Vaden to outsource control of physical therapy

Citing budget cuts, Vaden Health Center officials said control of the center's physical therapy unit will be transferred to an outside firm beginning in September. The unit, staffed by four employees, serves about 700 students a year...

Granada hadn’t had a peeper ‘yet’

In response to a peeping tom incident Sunday morning in a West Lagunita residence bathroom, Student Housing has installed a new shower key system there to prevent unwanted people from entering bathrooms—a type of incident already reported at least twice earlier this academic year.

Heading into week, more RoHos still needed

A record number of prospective freshmen have signed up to attend Admit Weekend, which starts Thursday, leaving coordinators in a scramble to ensure that there will be enough room hosts to accommodate next weekend’s 1,335 expected "ProFros."
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