“Most of us have dreamt as a kid–if we’re being honest–of finding a mammoth,” said anthropologist Timothy King ‘04 Ph.D. ‘06 to artichoke farmers Ryan and Martin Jefferson onstage at Cubberley Auditorium Thursday evening. “And what’s wonderful is that you guys did find it and you shared it with all of us.”
Six Stanford students traveled to Washington, D.C., this week to attend the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference, headlined by speakers including President Barack Obama. Conference events began Sunday and will last through Tuesday.
In its first year, Stanford Ally Week, a series of events organized by campus Queer Volunteer Student Organizations (QVSOs) to unite queer communities and raise campus awareness and support, is an effort to bridge divides, according to student group leaders.
No Stanford-bound medicine was included in the about 1 million packs of birth control pills voluntarily recalled by drug manufacturer Pfizer on Jan. 31 due to incorrect packaging, said a Stanford health administrator. While Vaden Health Center at Stanford does not carry any of the affected medication, campus Peer Health Educators (PHE) have been briefed on how to handle the recall, wrote Robyn Tepper, director of medical services at Vaden, in an email to The Daily.
Following Facebook’s Feb. 1 filing for an initial public offering (IPO), University professors and alumni told The Daily the change will not affect Facebook’s daily operations, but does create potential for the company to become an even bigger resource for Stanford.