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Stanford’s endowment shows upward growth

Due to generous donors, increased property values and positive returns, Stanford University’s endowment has increased by 3.6 percent over the past year. According to results released by the Stanford Management Company (SMC), the final sum for 2015 amounts to $22.2 billion, as of August 31, 2015 when the fiscal year concluded.

Stanford community shares tips on dealing with stress

Week Ten. Dead Week. Dead Day. Duck syndrome. Twenty units. RBA. Primal scream. All-nighter. P-sets. Coupa. Lathrop 24-hour room. All of these phrases are regularly exchanged among Stanford students, especially as the quarter draws to a close. This vocabulary may seem like a strange dialect to those outside of Stanford, but students and faculty have adopted these expressions, most of which serve to accurately represent stressful situations that go along with the unique environment of Stanford.

Students suffering from eating disorders find lack of campus resources

A Stanford student suffering from an eating disorder went to CAPS at the beginning of fall quarter, seeking treatment. After waiting several weeks, she received confirmation to begin attending weekly therapy sessions. At the start of each appointment, she was weighed in wearing a hospital gown and told to urinate in a cup for tests. After passing these checkpoints, she spent the rest of the appointment talking to a therapist assigned to her through CAPS.