California Governor Jerry Brown, the longest-serving governor in California history, gave a keynote presentation on California’s future at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Gunn Building on Friday.
Now the first Native Tree, Brown hopes to use his platform to showcase his heritage and reclaim Stanford’s fraught history with the Indian mascot. He sat down with The Daily to discuss performing his first games as Tree, designing his own costume and advocating for Native issues.
On Thursday, Washington Post reported that, beginning in fall 2019, Stanford and Princeton will no longer require applicants to submit an ACT or SAT essay score. They join the ranks of Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth and University of San Diego in waiving the requirement this year. University spokesperson E.J. Miranda wrote in an email to The…
Sterling K. Brown ’98 called on graduates at Stanford’s Commencement to let their “light shine” by embracing their strengths and passions for the broader good while not worrying about matching others’ achievements.
In its 20th meeting on Tuesday, the 19th Undergraduate Senate introduced a resolution to improve University efforts to collect data on sexual misconduct on campus. The resolution calls on the administration to abandon the Campus Climate Survey scheduled for this spring. Instead, the resolution suggests that the University administer the survey created by the Association of American Universities (AAU), which has been used by peer institutions such as Harvard, Brown and Yale to gather information about sexual harassment and assault, in spring 2019.
Stanford University joined several other universities in filing a brief against the potential right of graduate students to organize a union.
Stanford men’s water polo opened its season at the Bruno Classic this past weekend in Cambridge, Mass. and Providence, R.I. with a 5-0 sweep. Senior Bret Bonanni led the team throughout the tournament, marking 27 goals, and is now 40 goals shy of breaking former Cardinal Tony Azevedo’s ’04 school scoring record of 332 goals.…
Stanford reported a yield rate of approximately 76.7 percent for the Class of 2017 on Tuesday — a 3.7 percent increase from last year’s figure and the highest-ever in University history, according to an email from Director of Admission Colleen Lim M.A. ’80.