During the summer, Sigma Chi—the only fraternity on campus that both owns and operates its own house—turns into Summer Chi, an inclusive house in which the fraternity brothers rent out rooms to students both involved and uninvolved in Greek life.
Stanford has begun actively recruiting for a new tenure-line faculty position in Middle Eastern Studies, in response to a demand for increased focus on the area from the University community.
The Brown Institute for Media Innovation recently awarded seed funding to eight teams from Stanford and Columbia that aim to utilize technology to transform the production and use of media content, in the program’s second class of “Magic Grants.”
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine recently published a paper that suggests long-term hearing loss caused by loud blasts or explosions may one day be reversible in humans.
Tired of Stanford’s limited dining options? For a refreshing break from stressful classes and summer jobs, consider indulging in some quality sushi at these Palo Alto restaurants. 1. Jin Sho Aside from its claim to fame as Steve Jobs’ favorite restaurant, Jin Sho is a moderately priced gem known for its yellowtail jalapeno sashimi and spicy tuna rolls. This California Avenue favorite offers generally fast service and reliably good miso black cod. Make sure to call ahead for a reservation, as it is normally packed on weekends.
Applications for Resident Assistant (RA), theme and house manager house staff positions for the 2013-14 school year closed last night. Students can still apply for Resident Tutor (RT), Resident Computer Consultant (RCC) and Peer Health Educator (PHE) positions until Jan. 31.