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Mobilizing an immediate response to campus food insecurity

Last week, The Daily profiled two graduate students navigating the challenges of unaffordable housing, food, childcare and healthcare costs in the Bay Area. Rising expenses and inadequate salaries leave many graduate students, especially international students who have limited employment options and students with dependent children, vulnerable to economic hardship. Stanford is making some progress on…

Instagram and Your Life Story

Every day, each of us faces a choice in how to think about our lives: do we manipulate the truth to make things seem better than they would otherwise, or do we live in light of complete honesty about our experiences, no matter the cost? Both options are compelling. On one hand, we feel a…

The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh: Act II

This is Act II in a five-act fiction story: The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh. Editor’s note: the following article contains references to suicide that some readers may find troubling. Gerald Neesh had always been frustrated by the boorishness of others. He never liked the charismatic, charming, obnoxious people that seemed to rule the world. Instead,…