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Nitish Kulkarni
Nitish Kulkarni '16 is a senior majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He writes about technology and breaking news, and runs online content sections. Email him at nitishk2 'at'

Thanks for the memories

People who know me will tell you that when I first walked into The Daily’s office in the fall of 2012, I was an immature, overexcited freshman. Just under four years later, I’m proud to say that part of me — the immature, overexcited part — hasn’t really gone away at all. The one difference…

Former Economics chair Jonathan Levin named new GSB dean

Stanford president John Hennessy and provost John Etchemendy announced today in a press release the appointment of former Department of Economics chair Jonathan Levin as the new dean of the Graduate School of Business (GSB). Levin was chair of the Department of Economics from 2011 to 2014, and is currently the Holbrook Working Professor of…

Stanford senior advances in Jeopardy! College Championship

Who is …Gus Woythaler ’16? If you follow the popular game show, you’ll know that senior Gus Woythaler just swept the first round of the Jeopardy! College Championship tonight. Woythaler isn’t the first Stanford student to be successful in the college version of the quiz show. Vinita Kailasanath ‘04 M.S. ‘04 J.D. ‘10 was the first…

Stanford Dating Experiment – Frequently Asked Questions

Since launching the Stanford Dating Experiment, we’ve been impressed at The Daily by the awesome response from the student body. We really do want to thank all those who applied for their interest in our project. We’ve received lots of questions about the project – here are responses to the most common questions. If you’d…

Announcing The Stanford Dating Experiment

It’s been said that “no one dates at Stanford,” but in fact, nearly one in five Stanford grads ends up marrying another Stanford alumnus. With so many awesome, intriguing people at Stanford, we feel that this number could be much higher. Introducing the Stanford Dating Experiment. Tell us a little bit about yourself through our application, and if we…

Yaks of the week: Vol. 2

After a week’s hiatus, we’re back with the Yak of the week. Busy with midterms? Here’s what your fellow students have been talking about while you’ve been buried in Green. the Grind encourages you to Yak responsibly. The Stanford Daily is not responsible for general content on the Yik Yak app.

Yaks of the week: Vol. 1

The Stanford Daily is proud to announce a partnership with Yik Yak, Inc. We’re going to be publishing a curated selection of some of the most popular Yaks of the week at Stanford. the Grind encourages you to Yak responsibly. The Stanford Daily is not responsible for general content on the Yik Yak app.

Stanford launches OpenXChange, year-long community-building initiative

In an email to the Stanford community on Thursday, President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy announced OpenXChange, a year-long initiative for engagement and discourse around issues of contention within the University community. The initiative will combine large-scale events in venues such as Memorial Auditorium and CEMEX with small-scale discussions in Lucie Stern Hall.

Ike’s Place to come to Palo Alto

Popular sandwich shop Ike’s Place, which closed at the end of spring quarter last year amid student protests, is returning to the Stanford area. In a post on the popular photo sharing app Instagram, Ike Shehadeh (the chain’s proprietor) announced that the popular eatery will be opening in Downtown Palo Alto at 401 Waverly Street.…

Stanford Police identify suspect in SAE graffiti, issue warrant

Just over a month after announcing an investigation into the SAE house being tagged with hateful graffiti, Stanford Police have announced the identification of a suspect. The incident, which is being investigated as a hate crime, was discovered around April 26 and was accompanied by similar spray paintings on nearby residences and buildings on Mayfield…

Throwback: ‘Stanford’s next big Internet start-up?’

The Stanford Daily has always been cautious about startups and their trajectories. Back in 1999, The Daily had the chance to speak to Sergey Brin MS ’95 Ph.D. ’98 and Larry Page M.S. ’98, about their (new at the time) venture Google. At the time, Google featured a Stanford-specific search feature. Anthony Chiu ’02, Contributing…
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