In general, life isn’t neatly time delimited like a typical school day, but it can sometimes feel as though if we are not on the fastest route, we will end up being late and missing out. The difference between the path of a person’s life and the path to my class is that my walk to class has a single defined endpoint, whereas a priori, life journeys do not. There is no way to trek a straight line life path if you’re not sure where you are going. This lack of predictive ability is a source of frustration and anxiety for many Stanford students when it comes to mapping out their college journeys.
There is one dimension in which Stanford has largely neglected to do work to foster inclusivity in the computer science departments. Stanford students who are not from marginalized backgrounds are often never made to confront the ways that they unintentionally make spaces unwelcome for students from marginalized backgrounds in tech.
COMM 281/CS 206: “Exploring Computational Journalism” is a project-based class that examines ways that artificial intelligence, data science and data visualization can be applied to journalism.
On Saturday and Sunday, Huang Engineering basement buzzed with activity from participants in health++, the third annual health-focused hackathon.
Stanford has been ranked number one on digital currency news site CoinDesk’s first list of the top 10 “blockchain universities and colleges” in the United States.
Music 152A: “Careers in Media Technology,” gives students the opportunity to interact with and learn from industry professionals in a classroom setting.
Cardinal Conversations hosted Christina Sommers and Andrew Sullivan in their most recent event, “Sexuality and Politics,” in the Hauck Auditorium yesterday evening. Moderated by Deborah Rhode, the event probed the success of Trump’s presidential campaign, criticisms of contemporary feminism and flaws in the #MeToo movement against sexual assault.
Led by plant biology associate professor José Dinneny, the Dinneny Lab explores plant growth in relation to environmental stressors, particularly investigating how plants' roots sense water availability and characterizing how plants adapt to low-water conditions.
On Friday, May 4, The Daily sat down with outgoing 2017-2018 Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) executives Justice Tention-Palmer ’18 and Vicki Niu ’18 to reflect on the past year’s experiences and challenges.
In DLCL 102: “10 Jobs in 10 Weeks,” students explore career paths by interacting with Stanford alumni from a range of industries.
In ECON 47: “Media Markets and Social Good,” award winning economist and economics professor Matthew Gentzkow hopes to help students appreciate and analyze how the media relates to social good.
Through discussions, research and off-campus activism, Student Alliance for Justice in Education (SAJE) aims to cultivate discussion and catalyze change centered around educational reform on campus and beyond.
Before coming to Stanford, freshmen rank dorm preferences as a part of their Approaching Stanford Forms. According to current freshmen, the decision comes from stereotypes based on social and academic tendencies in each of the dorms.