President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell discussed long range planning, graduate student access to dining halls and other issues during a town hall event at Tresidder Oak Lounge on Monday. Tessier-Lavigne opened the event and welcomed the audience to the new academic year. He then reiterated Stanford’s long range planning initiatives, which were first…
On Aug. 15, the Green Earth Sciences Building introduced the University’s first multi-occupancy, all-gender restrooms to be in a academic or administrative building. This is a departure from the University’s prior practice of converting only single-stall public restrooms into gender-inclusive spaces, as required by California state legislation Assembly Bill (AB) 1732 since Mar. 1, 2017.
Jill Thomas, who formerly worked with the Air Force as a judge, defense attorney and prosecutor, and the U.S. Attorney’s office, has been selected as Stanford’s Title IX coordinator and director of equity investigations.
Stanford will rename the Serra freshman dorm and Serra House, two campus buildings honoring California mission system founder Father Junipero Serra, who has drawn sharp criticism for his mistreatment of Native Americans.
Stanford will also seek to rename Serra Mall, pending the approval of Santa Clara County and the U.S. Postal Service. This would change the University’s official address, which is currently 450 Serra Mall. If approved, Serra Mall will become Jane Stanford Way in honor of the University’s co-founder.
A woman reported that she was raped on Stanford’s campus, according to an AlertSU report released early Tuesday morning.
On Jun. 25, high schoolers from around the world arrived at Stanford to participate in the Pre-Collegiate Institutes and the High School Summer College (HSSC), both of which offer students the opportunity to live out the on-campus experience during the summer. The HSSC runs through the summer quarter and allows high schoolers to choose…
The Sixth District appellate court denied an appeal to reverse Brock Turner’s three felony convictions in a decision filed Wednesday afternoon.
Stanford is “addressing” a Facebook post — authored last Friday by former Undergraduate Senator and incoming Norcliffe Resident Assistant Hamzeh Daoud ’20 — that originally threatened physical violence against Zionists. The case holds potential for disciplinary action.