This week, The Daily’s Editorial Board congregated under the bright red umbrellas that appeared outside of Treehouse by the grace of The Social Project. The new lights, fun colored chairs, the beer on tap, and spiked kombucha are all part of Stanford’s new outdoor bar. You didn’t read that wrong. The school that’s desperately trying to curb drinking has just opened its first outdoor venue where students can drink! Let us just say — the Editorial Board is unanimous in that this decision is brilliant.
This year, Stanford In New York (SiNY) will offer a spring quarter program, making it a year-round opportunity for the first time. The spring program is themed “The Global City,” an opportunity for students to explore the impact of globalism on New York City.
The Bing Overseas Studies Program’s (BOSP) newly reintroduced Stanford Overseas Seminars are here to stay, according to Naoko Sakata, BOSP external programs coordinator. “We are scheduled to offer seminars for foreseeable future years,” Sakata wrote in an email to The Daily. According to Sakata, funding has been approved for the eight 2013 summer seminars in…
Residential Education (ResEd) announced changes to the student staff hiring process for the 2012-2013 academic year Monday.
Everybody lied to me, guys. For years, I had heard about how going abroad was supposed to be an easy GPA boost, no work and partying every night. Problem is, I’m here in Oxford and I’ve probably done more work in four weeks than a usual quarter back on the Farm. A wise, wise man once wrote, “Nobody said it was easy, no one ever said it would be this hard.” I think that certainly holds true in this case.
Stanford hopes to develop a study abroad program in the Middle East within the next few years, said Robert Sinclair, Robert Burke Family director of the Bing Overseas Study Program. The Bing Program plans to first implement a three-week summer seminar in the region, hopefully in summer 2012, and establish a center and a more extensive program at a future time.
Based on student opinions, ASSU discussed the possibility of expanding BOSP and adding a campus location in the Middle East.
After arriving in Madrid with only 1.5 hours of uncomfortable airplane sleep, navigating through Barajas airport, withdrawing, ever so painfully, €80 to hopefully last me more than one day, and getting a cab into town, I arrived with a friend at the Francisco I Hotel where orientation was scheduled to begin…