I came to Stanford looking for a student community as full of intellect, energy, creativity and civic commitment as I hoped to be when I graduated. When I started at the Daily my sophomore year, I knew I had found it. I found a new art form in journalism — a unique craft that marries interpersonal communication and writing to express a narrative that strikes satisfyingly at the truth. And I found peers at the Daily whose dedication to this craft was unbridled and infectious. I was instantly hooked.
Campus Planning has informed Columbae that it will paint over a front door mural it had confiscated from the co-op over the summer, Columbae leadership told The Daily.
In an after-school EPAA class, Wang and other volunteers from Stanford and StreetCode — which focuses its work in communities of color — teach the students design thinking and practical engineering skills.
All 42,000 Coast Guard members — including approximately 4,000 Coast Guard members in the Bay Area — missed their first paycheck of 2019 yesterday as a result of the ongoing federal government shutdown.
Student sightings of a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle at the Oval Monday afternoon set in motion a wave of concern for the safety of undocumented students and workers on campus. The reason for the vehicle’s appearance on campus remains unclear, though no students or workers are known to have interacted with Border Patrol agents thus…
Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Woodward gave a talk on investigative journalism and the Trump presidency, which he referred to as “a pivot point in history,” Thursday night in Cemex Auditorium.
In the midterm elections yesterday, Palo Alto voters decisively struck down Measure F, the local ballot initiative aimed at curbing healthcare spending that Stanford vehemently opposed.
On Election Day, California voters elected Democrat Gavin Newsom as their new governor over Republican challenger John Cox and decided the fate of 11 high-stakes statewide propositions affecting issues from children’s hospitals to rent control. Five propositions were passed, four were rejected and two had yet to be called early Wednesday morning. Political analysts kept…
On Tuesday — the day of the 2018 midterm — Stanford students registered to vote in Santa Clara County will be able to cast their ballots at any of five locations on campus: Tresidder Union, the Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford West Apartments, Escondido Elementary School and Nixon Elementary School. The polling places will…
This article is the second in a two-part series of voter guides leading up to the Nov. 6 midterm elections. Hover over the plus signs in the graphic below for a summary of the propositions and then click on the embedded link for more information about the campus and public debate. On Nov. 6, California’s…
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., current chairman of The New York Times Company and former New York Times publisher, spoke about polarization and hostility toward the media on Thursday night in Cemex Auditorium.
Debate over Measure F, a Palo Alto ballot initiative that aims to curb healthcare costs in the city, has intensified as the November election approaches.
As internship recruiting season gets underway, Stanford’s many tech hopefuls will have to consider an unusual policy at Facebook’s soon-to-open Mountain View office space: no fully-subsidized cafeterias will be allowed in the office.
In diametrically opposed but equally emotional testimony, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Bay Area-based and Stanford-affiliated research psychologist Christine Blasey Ford, faced off in a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee today. The explosive hearing, in which senators questioned Ford and Kavanaugh for almost nine hours in total, will play an important role in the votes of key senators in the Senate-wide confirmation vote scheduled for Friday.
Hundreds of Palo Alto residents rallied around one of their own in a candlelight vigil, held on Sunday night in a public display of solidarity for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the Palo Alto research psychologist who is preparing to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday regarding her accusation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
In the wake of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) in Parkland, Florida that left 17 students and faculty members dead, survivors of the shooting galvanized a national movement demanding gun reform. Exactly one month later, on Wednesday March 14, students at Stanford and in Palo Alto joined others around the country in a nationwide walkout for gun control.
Decades before he was called to vote on divestment as a Stanford trustee, new Board chair Jeff Raikes ’80 protested the University’s investments in apartheid South Africa alongside other student activists. As a freshman in 1977, he was one of 294 students arrested at Old Union for a sit-in meant to pressure the Board of…
The Board of Trustees convened earlier this week for its second meeting of the academic year, discussing Congressional tax proposals and their possible effects on higher education as well as the University’s land-use plans.
It’s rare that a college newspaper creates a nationwide constitutional controversy, but that’s exactly what happened in 1971, when The Stanford Daily was the plaintiff in a lawsuit that eventually reached the Supreme Court of the United States.
On Tuesday, Stanford’s Board of Trustees met for the first time this academic year to discuss topics including a new graduate student housing project at Escondido Village and the recently-completed Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Leadership transitions were also a theme, with Jeff Raikes ’80 presenting on his preparations for his new position as chair of the board and University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne reporting on the long-range planning process launched under his leadership.
While the recall campaign continued to achieve success in fundraising and petitioning under the direction of Stanford Law School professor Michele Dauber, it was met this summer with increasingly frequent challenges from a growing campaign in support of retaining Judge Persky.