In a “Notes from the Quad” post, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne briefed students on the changing expectations and policies for the upcoming Admit Weekend.
Starting this month, the Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) will be exclusively accepting bitcoin payment for fines.
“This is a major step forward in providing low-cost, low-draft graduate student housing,” Provost Persis Drell said. “This also takes us closer to our long-term goal of developing every square inch of the Stanford campus.”
Most students have accepted an inevitable downward trend as the University grows more prestigious. As usual, some speculated that the mistake-admission rate would eventually fall to zero.
Okay, I’ll bite. On March 31, The Stanford Review published an article that mocked demands made by Who’s Teaching Us (WTU), a student coalition formed around issues of faculty diversity and support for marginalized students on campus. It was the cusp of April Fools’ Day, and the ambiguity of the timing lent itself to a number of conclusions.…
The magic of April Fools’ Day is that, for a brief span of 24 hours, the line that we draw between fiction and reality becomes quite indistinct. Just yesterday morning, I was told by Google that they were looking for an individual to fill the position of Pokémon Master; needless to say, I spent the day on Google Maps filling out my Pokédex.
Office of Undergraduate Admissions to bring admit rate to zero; Arrillaga to build new reproductive center; Campus construction to expand, slow down and become louder; Alleged LSJUMB Erhu player upset at lack of recognition
Happy April Fools’! It’s not too late to pull a few pranks if you haven’t already. Intermission compiled some easy shenanigans to pull in case you’re looking to wreak some havoc.