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 panelists praised Silicon Valley for its meritocratic structure, but they also said the Valley has failed to maintain sufficient infrastructure, public education and affordable housing.
The app received overwhelming acclaim upon release. Afterward, the team decided to submit the idea to the national Hacking4Defense competition in San Francisco, where they beat out stiff competition from over 200 other groups to advance to the final round.
John Finkelman ’23 created the Equal Voice Initiative, an organization that offers refugees resources like food, clothing and education to help protect them from economic hardship.
Amid disputes over use of the former Sigma Chi fraternity house at 550 Lasuen Mall, Stanford and the longtime landlords of the house have sued each other, court records reviewed by The Daily show.
The fraternity allowed students to reside in its house without paying room and board to the University.
Borus declared computer science at Stanford in 2016 and worked as an instructor for public service organization CS + Social Good.
Friday’s death is the fourth student death announced by Stanford since February.