In my head, there’s a Stanford-Before-The-Election and a Stanford-After-The-Election. November 8, 2016 pretty neatly divided my college experience into two almost-equal halves.
The following pieces were written by inmates in the San Francisco county jail in San Bruno. The writers belong to a group run by the Stanford Prisoner Advocacy and Resources Coalition and managed by two Stanford students, law student Amanda McCaffrey and PhD candidate in Sociology Sophie Allen. The writers’ full names have been withheld…
In addition to his role as a professor of radiology and body imaging, Willmann was a member of Bio-X, the interdisciplinary biosciences institute at Stanford.
“I’m looking to spruce up the Tree Room a bit, add a few new dance moves, open up treeKoin for an ICO, solve everything everywhere ever at every time, and maybe survive CS107.” – Anaxi Mars ’18, current Stanford Tree “Make more time to spend time with loved ones. We sometimes have such a hectic…
Jan. 11: Stanford revamped Full Moon on the Quad. Jan. 27: The Band’s suspension was lifted. Jan. 31: John Etchemendy planned to step down as University provost after 17 years. Feb. 6: A Stanford graduate student sued President Trump over the travel ban. Feb. 10: Stanford fired a sexual assault lawyer who had criticized the Title IX…
“Staying up each night to get the paper out and then breakfast at an all-night place.” Thomas C. Dawson ’70, managing editor “The endless hours of putting out the newspaper, walking across campus at 2 a.m., getting up and doing it again.” Ivan Maisel ’81, sports editor “Leaving the office at 3 a.m., I looked…
Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addressed an audience of over 500 at Stanford on Friday to discuss the critical — and at times difficult — relationship between technology and democracy.
For colleges across the country, including Stanford, the future of Title IX is uncertain as the Trump administration seeks to radically alter many of the guidelines that governed college campus sexual assault cases under former President Barack Obama.
The feature “On this day in Stanford history” details unusual or humorous events that occurred on the same date or week in past years from The Daily archives.
A team of researchers—including scientists from Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory—have discovered how to improve catalytic performance using nanotechnology. The scientists published their findings on May 18 in the scientific journal Nature Communications.
Stanford scientists are pushing back against recent arguments that a long-standing “inflationary theory” about the origins of the universe should be debunked.
On Wednesday, April 12, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences elected 11 Stanford professors out of 228 new members to its ranks. According to Stanford News, the Academy is “one of the country’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, convening leaders from the academic, business and government sectors to respond to the…
On Feb. 8, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) elected three Stanford professors to its class of 2017: Rodney Ewing M.S. ’72 Ph.D. ’74, professor of geological sciences, Andrea Goldsmith, professor of electrical engineering and Leonidas Guibas Ph.D. ’76, professor of computer science and, by courtesy, electrical engineering.
From diversity requirements within the major to a vending machine for emergency birth control pills, Jackson Beard ’17 and Amanda Edelman ’17 have advocated for a range of changes during their term as ASSU Execs.
On Jan. 20, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Students, many of whom opposed Trump’s presidency, reacted in a wave of rallies, discussions, marches, artmaking and prayer, stretching from the Stanford campus to Washington, D.C.
In early February, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate passed a resolution requesting that the University rename all places on campus that bear the name of Junípero Serra, a Catholic missionary who colonized California for Spain in the 18th century and created the California mission system. Both the Graduate Student Council (GSC) and the Faculty Senate have since passed the resolution, officially supporting the effort for renaming. Ultimately, the decision now rests with the administration.
The Daily sat down with Roger Tang ’79, the "Godfather of Asian American theater," to discuss his career and the Asian American experience in the entertainment industry.
The kibbitz-means-chat email listserv has traditionally been at the heart of political debate within the Stanford Jewish community and often serves as a forum to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A month ago, on January 18, the chat list’s political tensions flared in the context of Stanford Birthright trips, leading to ongoing debate.
On the evening of Jan. 27, Stanford students and community members gathered in White Plaza to mourn the death of Rohit Vemula, a student at the University of Hyderabad in India who committed suicide earlier this month. Vemula was a Dalit, a member of a lower caste in India that suffers from discrimination and oppression. Attendees of the vigil and teach-in in White Plaza discussed the caste system in India and oppression of Dalits in particular.
On Friday, Dec. 11, Stanford accepted 745 high school students for early admission to the Class of 2020, amounting to an acceptance rate of 9.5 percent.
Stanford University has reversed its order banning Joe Lonsdale ’04, co-founder of Palantir and founding partner of Foundation 8, from campus. The 10-year minimum ban had originally been instated due to accusations of gender violence, sexual assault and sexual harassment, among other charges, by Elise Clougherty ’13.
Anne Glenister Crowe, who was the assistant director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, died of cancer on Oct. 2 at age 48. A memorial service that is open to all members of the Stanford community will be held on Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. in Memorial Church.
On Monday, Sept. 28, Stanford submitted its revised plans for Middle Plaza at 500 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. The proposal has been changed in order to incorporate a driveway and enlarge the plaza space as well as to include a different architectural design. The new plan also decreases the amount of room for commercial offices and provides space for rental housing units and retail.
On Sept. 4, Stanford announced that it would be opening a new research center devoted to artificial intelligence and building autonomous cars. The SAIL-Toyota Center for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research is the result of a partnership between the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab (SAIL), researchers at MIT and Toyota, which has pledged $25 million to support Stanford’s research on artificial intelligence.