The Board of Trustees has decided to revisit its choice to not divest from publicly-traded oil and natural gas companies, instead opting to invest more in fossil fuels.
While some students have stepped up and fundraised thousands for mutual legal aid funds, protester bailout funds and nonprofits fighting for major police reform and Black community health, Stanford has yet to provide tangible actions it will take to address anti-Blackness on campus.
Stanford deans have ghosted the demands of more than 200 graduate students after two weeks.
None of us know exactly what to do. In planning for the future, we can only try to do what we think might work out best and hope that it is enough. But we also have a duty to look after one another.
SATIRE: The email read, “Psst, I feel like you guys should know that Stanford isn’t real. None of it is. It’s all a front for a real estate empire, and they just want to buy every piece of land in Silicon Valley.”
With the end of spring quarter in sight, thesis deadlines and presentations loom on the horizon for many seniors hoping to graduate with honors. Senior Sal Khan ’20 decided to play a Khan Academy video on molecular biology to try to defend his honors thesis. “It was really genius,” said Khan. “I realized everyone is…
SATIRE: A three-quarter Stanford Core program focusing on ab workouts will replace the Thinking Matters requirement for first-year students in the 2020-21 academic year.
SATIRE: “I want us to be a purposeful university — a university that fosters education, research, and creativity for the benefit of humanity,” said Tessier-Lavigne.
“Yes, I never should have promised amnesty, but the fact of the matter is that no students so far have yet to be implicated by the University’s public safety department, and it will stay that way,” Brubaker-Cole said.
SATIRE: While many candidates brushed our email aside, we are proud to endorse these three students, who The Occasionally, believe are extraordinary and unprecedented in every way.
SATIRE: “If I had a dollar for every Chad who slid into my DMs, let’s just say I wouldn’t need to apply for financial aid anymore,” said Harmony Jones.
A model for what not do, Professor Cant wrote in an email to Daily urging professors in other departments to be “accommodating as me. It’s quite easy once you shift the burden of the labor to your Teaching Assistants.”
“We started seeing a notable drop in interest in the university when our peer institutions agreed to pay subcontracted workers through the end of their school years and we didn’t,” said Richard Shaw, dean of admissions and financial aid at Stanford. “We knew we had to do something so we decided to provide a virtual tour of a world where we actually pay all of our workers.”
SATIRE: "Look, guys, they were already thinking of having our graduation ceremony be on Roblox, so we beat absurdity with absurdity and got Charli as our commencement speaker instead. After these past couples of months, we deserve this.”
As individual members of larger communities, the most important task any of us can undertake right now is that of social distancing. While I won’t necessarily embrace the term “distant socializing,” I do believe that the idea behind it is crucial to navigating these strange and challenging months. Cut from what, for some of us,…
Two weeks after emailing students to crowd source suggestions for the moving process, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole launched her official YouTube channel, "Susie in College," to keep students up to date on the University’s decisions and more importantly, her life.
After receiving a $45 million donation for scholarship funding, the Stanford School of Medicine is considering renaming themselves after esteemed philanthropist John Arrillaga ‘60.
As I begin drafting this article, it is 10:39 p.m. on a night that I should spend working on an organic chemistry problem set. To be quite fair, while it may seem like I’m procrastinating, this is usually when I take time for myself and reflect. Tonight’s exercise: looking back on my college application essays.…
While the new program will take place in nearby Mountain View, BOSP will encourage students to visit distant areas on the weekends.