The weight of a new environment, pressure to forge new friendships and start of a stressful academic journey can all contribute to mental health challenges faced by first-year college students. At a high-profile, rigorous university like Stanford, these issues are amplified further, wrote Bina Patel, director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Vaden Health Center, in an email to The Daily.
The Daily spoke with Greene about the role of the humanities and SHC at Stanford, as well as his own goals as SHC director.
The project is planned to accommodate the local Redwood City community through street improvements, resource sustainability and reservation of public open spaces.
Project efforts have included updating the School of Medicine with new labs, replacing the Edwards, Lane, Alway and Grant buildings and reopening Welch Road as a two-way thoroughfare. The project also saw expansion of the Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital and renovation of the Hoover Pavilion healthcare building.
While the April event proved popular, students criticized Stanford administrators’ framing of the issues discussed, as well as the fact that three of the administrators left the event half an hour early due to time constraints.
This year’s college admissions scandal drew a media spotlight. Every year, however — and with far less fanfare — students’ families pay hundreds or thousands of dollars an hour for completely legal college counseling, and with it, offers of virtually guaranteed college admission.
Castilleja School’s proposal has faced community backlash, with nearby residents expressing concerns about increased traffic, rising housing costs and the school’s previous violation of city regulation.
On the first day of the protest, dozens of people held signs showing phrases such as “Never Again means Close the Camps,” and “Support our undocumented brothers and sisters.”