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Katherine Carr is a reporter for The Stanford Daily with a passion for science and public health. She comes to Stanford from Irvine, Calif., where she worked as a freelance writer for the Orange County Register. Carr is a prospective chemistry major and likes to write about science, politics and fashion. To contact her, please email kcarr2 'at' stanford.edu or follow her on Twitter @KatAnneCarr.

Women’s Community Center appoints Marta Hanson as new Associate Director

Marta Hanson ’11 has been appointed as the new Associate Director at the Women’s Community Center (WCC), Faith Kazmi, director of the WCC and Associate Dean of Student Affairs, announced on Wednesday. Hanson, who received her degree in American Studies and Feminist Studies, most recently was the deputy finance director for the 2014 re-election campaign of California…

Gov. Jerry Brown addresses drought conference at Stanford on Monday

Gov. Jerry Brown was the featured speaker at a drought conference at Stanford on Monday, co-sponsored by The Hamilton Project and Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. Brown focused on the $7.5 billion water bond measure on the Nov. 4 ballot as an opportunity to increase water storage and delivery. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg…

Thoughts on NSO from freshmen and upperclassmen

The Daily talked with Stanford freshmen and upperclassmen about their memorable New Student Orientation (NSO) moments and thoughts on freshman year. Upperclassmen Resident Assistants (RAs) and Academic Theme Associates (ATAs) also offered advice to freshmen. Below are some quotes.

Roble and Lagunita parking lots closed indefinitely

Roble and Lagunita Court parking lots permanently closed yesterday to make room for two new dorms on West Campus. These dorms, situated on either side of Lagunita Court, will provide additional housing as Stanford’s student body population continues to grow, with an estimated additional 100 students to be admitted in the fall of 2016. To accommodate…

Civil Rights Icons: Jesse Jackson and Elaine Brown discuss the Civil Rights Movement

CEMEX Auditorium was buzzing on Wednesday evening as a crowd of over 450 people came to hear civil rights leader, Baptist minister and former presidential candidate Jesse Jackson Sr. and Elaine Brown, the first female chair of the Black Panther party, speak at the first of an installment of events on the Civil Rights Movement.CEMEX Auditorium was buzzing on Wednesday evening as a crowd of over 450 people came to hear civil rights leader, Baptist minister and former presidential candidate Jesse Jackson Sr. and Elaine Brown, the first female chair of the Black Panther party, speak at the first of an installment of events on the Civil Rights Movement.

Freshmen launch two fashion magazines on campus

Two student-run fashion magazines, MINT and Pulse, have taken shape on campus over the past few months in response to a perceived lack of a diverse fashion community on campus. Ashley Overbeek ’17, editor-in-chief of MINT Magazine, and Ameeqa Ali ’17, editor-in-chief of Pulse Magazine, both had fashion on their mind when they arrived to…
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