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Chaparral diversifies for funding

The Stanford Chaparral, the campus humor magazine founded in 1899, has not received special fees from students for the past two years. While the group has benefited from alternative sources of funding, co-editor-in-chief Sam Coggeshall ’12 says the publication is expanding its services in an attempt to receive special fees funding this year.

All about the major

Stanford offers over 80 majors — ranging from geophysics to Slavic languages and literature — in 70 departments spread out over three schools: the School of Earth Sciences, the School of Engineering and the School of Humanities and Sciences. There are options to double major, minor or pursue an individually designed major.

Immelt, Whitman speak at SIEPR

“There are one billion potential customers in emerging markets that we have to tap into,” CEO of General Electric (GE) Jeffrey Immelt said Friday evening to the nearly 400 attendees of the 2012 Stanford Institute for Economic Policy and Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit. The dinner and Immelt’s keynote speech were held at the Arrillaga Alumni Center.

Romberg discusses impact of Taiwan election

Officials from the Chinese and U.S. governments believe the results of the Jan. 2012 Taiwanese presidential election will benefit their respective national interests, said Alan Romberg, director of the East Asia program at the Stimson Center, during a talk at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) Tuesday night. He added, however, that the future of Taiwan’s relationship with each of these countries still remains uncertain.