Stanford is in the process of notifying some 200 people — a mix of employees and former students — that their privacy may have been breached due to incorrect settings in one of the University’s file-sharing systems.
The annual Stanford campus alert system test will be conducted next Thursday on Oct. 8. A series of alert messages and sirens warnings will be employed to assess community emergency preparedness.
On Sunday, Oct. 26, a “distressed” Stanford student reported that she may have been drugged and sexually assaulted. The Stanford Police responded to the call at Page Mill Road and Hansen Way around 5:10 a.m. that morning.
Thursday evening at Paul Brest Hall, members of the Stanford community gathered for an open discussion addressing University organization and bureaucracy around sexual assault cases and student awareness of their rights.
If you have received four copies of an identical AlertSU message or “updates” that tell you nothing about an emergency, then you know that the AlertSU system has some problems. I like to be informed, but what I like least are instances like this: On February 14, 2014, Campus Security Authority notified the Stanford Police…
A school-wide alert reporting an incident of sexual battery last Wednesday has drawn questions about the timeliness and effectiveness of the Stanford University Department of Public Safety’s (SUDPS) emergency notification policies. Stanford Chief of Police Laura Wilson, however, maintains that the alert system helps to notify community members of potential risks and can lead to the resolution of crimes.
Recently released Clery reports for Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) centers detail crime at and near Stanford centers in 2009. No crime was reported for the Beijing, Berlin, Madrid, Oxford, Paris or Santiago centers, while the crimes reported for the Florence, Moscow and Kyoto centers occurred on public property near the sites.
Stanford Department of Public Safety Chief Laura Wilson offered an explanation this week for the text message students got early Sunday morning alerting them that, after an alleged car burglary on campus an hour and 48 minutes earlier, two suspects with a gun may still have been on campus.