Freshman blues are an integral part of the Stanford college experience. From homesickness to culture shock, these feelings vary across a wide spectrum, and it is often hard to find an optimal way of dealing with them.
In response to Tuesday’s veto of a funding reform bill, the Undergraduate Senate held a meeting on Saturday, overriding the Executive’s veto with a 12 to 3 vote, which was more than the two-thirds majority needed to override the executive veto.
During the Oct. 28 meeting of the ASSU Undergraduate Senate, The Bill to Assign Reserve Accounts to Student Groups was extensively debated and ultimately ended with a veto by ASSU Executive Elizabeth Woodson ’15.
On Wednesday evening, Khaled Hosseini, author of “The Kite Runner,” spoke at Stanford as part of the School of Medicine’s “Medicine and the Muse” renewal-themed symposium.
On Saturday night, Pakistani singer Asif Ali Khan and his group brought qawwali— a form of Sufi devotional music that has been in existence for more than 700 years, and that remains prevalent today in South Asia— to Bing Concert Hall.
Ron Rebholz, professor emeritus of English, passed away on Nov. 8 from natural causes. He was 81 years old.
5-SURE On Foot, the Office of Alcohol Policy and Education (OAPE)’s new security escort service funded by the Stanford University Department of Public Safety, was unofficially launched last night at Full Moon on The Quad (FMOTQ).
Former Stanford professor and founder of Netscape and Silicon Graphics, Jim Clark, donated $60 million to Stanford for the purpose of interdisciplinary research spanning life sciences, technology and engineering.
Loum, an iPhone app that provides a social networking service for both public and anonymous sharing and networking within local communities, launched today exclusively for Stanford.
Singer Cilla Chan ’13, a Stanford Talisman alumna, is the first Singapore-born performer be part of the reality singing competition “The Voice.”
President Barack Obama intends to nominate Lanhee J. Chen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution and top policy adviser for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, as a member of the Social Security Advisory Board.
The University recently announced a finalized design of a new proposed perimeter trail, after San Mateo County rejected Stanford’s proposal to fix the Lower Alpine Trail in December 2011.
The Redwood City Council recently approved Stanford’s proposal to build a 35-acre satellite campus in the city, west of Highway 101 and next to the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center. The property will cater to both academic and non-academic uses, though it will mainly be used by Stanford departments that don’t necessarily have to be located on campus, such as Land Building and Real Estate, Human Resources and other administrative functions.
Current Miss California Crystal Lee ’13 was first runner-up of the 2014 Miss America Pageant, coming second to Nina Davuluri, the first Indian American to be crowned Miss America.
Federal prosecutor Manish Shah ’94 was, alongside seven others, recently nominated by President Barack Obama for a position as a U.S. District Court judge.
Students seeking off-campus housing for this summer have become increasingly reliant on social networks and other online tools as a means of dealing with high price ranges and keeping in touch with other students in the area. According to surveyed students, Internet searches -- mainly through Craigslist and Facebook -- provide the most widely used resources for those looking to rent or sublet accommodations.
During a summer as a graduate student at the University of Chicago, Klein embarked upon his first excavation, spending four months in Spain “excavating a 500,000-year-old site with hand axes and elephant bones.“
Researchers at the Stanford Cancer Institute and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) have laid the groundwork for a comprehensive database that will contribute to earlier detection of cancer through blood tests, through soliciting tens of thousands of blood samples.
At its April 16 meeting, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate debated issues surrounding the policies and structure of the Senate, including the organization of committees, whether senators should be allowed to study abroad and how many Senate seats should be reserved for upperclassmen.
Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research has been named the “founding educational partner” of Lean In, a new nonprofit championed by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg that aims to create a global support system committed to encouraging women to pursue and fulfill their ambitions.
Hidden away in the basement of Green Library’s East Wing, Stanford’s Media and Microtext Center’s treasure trove of audio-visual and microfilm resources offers students and faculty opportunities for research, gaming and plenty in between.
The resignation in February of Pope Benedict XVI -- and the subsequent election of Pope Francis -- sent shockwaves through the Catholic world. The Daily sat down with Paul Crowley, professor of religious studies, to discuss the significance and circumstances of Francis’ election and the challenges facing the new Pope moving forward.
Twenty-five finance companies interviewed for internships on campus, compared to 80 engineering and technology companies and eight non-tech companies.
A group of Stanford researchers recently debuted the first robot controlled by a computer chip built entirely from carbon nanotube transistors, which many scientists predict may eventually replace silicon.