We’ll tell a friend about how a class went on forever or look back at the quarter and say it passed by in a flash. This sort of feeling to me seems to be pretty much universal, but we let the absurdity of it pass by with a wink and a nod.
Regan Pecjak describes the conflict between the coasts and middle America as a symptom of cultural change, and makes the case for a return to earlier definitions of American success.
What exactly is it that Facebook does? According to its mission statement, a set of platitudes essential for almost any technology company, it wants to “give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.” Somehow, this quest has led from a Harvard dorm room to becoming one of the most valuable companies…
Marc Tessier-Lavigne took the presidency after a series of unpopular decisions from his predecessors. Can he reach students in a way they couldn't?
Jeff Raikes ’80, co-founder of the Raikes Foundation and a member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees since 2012, has been elected to serve as the chair of the board. His term will begin July 1.
Despite a sign that might suggest otherwise, Lake Lagunita is not being refilled. Instead, a maintenance project is being performed on a pipe that brings lake water to campus.
Stanford’s long-empty Old Chemistry Building, which stands to the side of the Oval, will open later this fall as the Sapp Center for Teaching and Learning.
Stanford University is preparing to renegotiate its land use agreements with Santa Clara County.
The Daily asked Nicole Taylor, associate vice provost and dean of community engagement and diversity, about her role and the ongoing discussions with Who's Teaching Us.
The male student at Stanford who was accused of sexually assaulting Leah Francis has filed two separate lawsuits accusing the University of gender discrimination during the review process that led to his suspension.
Scholars at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education opened up a trove of data last Friday, making new information on educational equity available for researchers across the country to access. The data covers the test scores of 3rd to 8th graders in every public school district in the United States from 2009-2013.
On Saturday night the Stanford Storytelling Project brought Aimee Mann and Billy Collins to Dinkelspiel Auditorium for an event that showcased Collins’ poetry and Mann’s songwriting.
This weekend, students will vote on a referendum opposing any full or partial ban on alcohol in student residences. Amid a renewed discussion about a longtime issue on campus, The Daily looked back at Stanford’s alcohol policy over the years.
The Office of Undergraduate Admission announced Thursday that it has revised its previously announced admissions rate for the Class of 2020, 4.69 percent, to -15.3 percent.
Candace Thille is an assistant professor of education whose research focuses on the applications of technology in education. The Daily sat down with Thille to discuss her interest in the growing field of “adaptive learning” and hear her thoughts on its future.
The Faculty Senate unanimously approved a four-part resolution regarding the proposal to rename certain campus buildings and roads currently named after Junipero Serra during their meeting Thursday afternoon.
This January, Stanford hired Alison Colwell to fill the new position of Director of Investment Responsibility Stakeholder Relations (IRSR). Colwell acts as central resource for all members of the Stanford community on the University’s investment decisions.
The United States ranks last among developed countries on issues of poverty and inequality, according to The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality’s third annual report. The report, released earlier this month, compared the U.S. to other countries in six key areas: employment, poverty, safety nets, wealth inequality, income inequality, wealth inequality and economic mobility.…
The Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Executive Committee on Sustainability will be hosting Stories of Sustainability (SOS) on Friday, an event that will share the stories of students affected by environmental injustices including industrial pollution and climate change. Chiamaka Ogwuegbu ’18, who helped organize SOS, explained that the event’s role was to engage Stanford’s…
The Stanford Environmental and Energy Policy Analysis Center (SEEPAC), Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and the Precourt Institute for Energy discussed how effective the Paris Agreement on climate change will be, and the future of climate policy, during a panel discussion on Jan. 28.