This past week, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors announced that it would ban the usage of facial recognition by police and other agencies. This is a declaration that seems at odds with the ethos of a city usually at the forefront of technological innovation, but follows a trend of California cities putting restrictions on…
This Sunday, Stanford’s No. 3 women’s crew and men’s crew teams will converge at Lake Natoma in Gold River, California for a fighting chance at the PAC-12 Championship title.
Responding to a Game 2 pummeling, No. 2 Stanford (36-9, 18-5 Pac-12) quieted the bats of California (29-16, 14-9 Pac-12) for a series-clinching Sunday victory in Berkeley. The Cardinal are now in a three-way tie with Oregon State and UCLA for first place in Pac-12 conference standings with two series remaining.
No. 2 Stanford women’s defeated No. 3 California this weekend in the annual Big Row. The Cardinal won four of six races; the Third Varsity Eight team won with a time of 6:42.70, the Second Varsity Eight team with a time of 6:30.90, the Second Varsity Four team won with a time of 7:32.50 and the First Varsity Four team won with a time of 7:06.60.
In 1987, Jennifer Graham, a 15-year old California high school student, refused to dissect a frog because she believed doing so would be immoral. She asked her teacher for an alternative assignment, but her request was denied and her grade suffered. Jennifer sued the school district, claiming that requiring dissection violated her First Amendment right to her deeply held religious and moral beliefs. A year later, California’s education code was amended, giving all California K-12 public school students the right to refrain from dissection and to be given an alternative assignment without penalty.
Tis past weekend, the Stanford men’s and women’s tennis teams dominated Pac-12 opponents in the final weekend of season competition in three total away games.
This Saturday and Sunday, No. 17 Stanford beach volleyball (8-10, 2-1 Pac-12) will host four teams for the Pac-12 North Beach Volleyball Invitational. The lineup is looking deadly; No. 12 Cal (14-3, 3-1 Pac-12), No. 1 UCLA (23-0, 1-0 Pac-12), No. 2 USC (16-4, 0-0 Pac-12) and Washington (6-6, 1-2 Pac-12) are set to compete over the weekend.
The No. 7 men’s swimming and diving team finished second to top-ranked Cal at the Pac-12 conference championship this weekend.