Over a hundred residents gathered in King Plaza on Sunday afternoon in celebration of Palo Alto’s 125th anniversary.
February 14, 2018 marks the anniversary of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that stirred a nation’s outrage at the epidemic of gun violence. The shooter, armed with a military-style semiautomatic AR-15 gunned down 17 students, staff and teachers in just three minutes.
On Thursday night at Cubberley Auditorium, long-time civil rights activist Angela Davis emphasized the importance of intersectionality in academia and activism Davis also advised students to continue fighting for social justice.
Stanford’s biodesign program is 15 years old.
In a letter addressed to the incoming Class of 2019 and transfers, President John Hennessy announced the three books for the Three Books reading program this coming academic year: “The Innovators” by Walter Isaacson, “This Boy’s Life” by Tobias Wolff and “Cane River” by Lalita Tademy.
On Saturday night, 131 alumni and current members of the Stanford Mendicants performed at the group’s 50th anniversary concert at the Bing Concert Hall.
In 2000, spurred by an increase in the number of recreational users of the area, Stanford’s Land Use and Environmental Planning Department decided to implement a new conservation and land use plan, with the goal of trying to minimize human impact on the area. This September marks the 10th anniversary of the Dish’s environmental plan.