Last week, Frankly Speaking, a new crowd-sourced Opinions column, had the Stanford community weigh in on the question: To what extent is getting into Stanford a result of privilege? Published below are two answers we received. If you want to contribute to our next edition, you can do so here.
Davina and Bruce Isackson of Hillsborough, CA will join a wave of parents, including actress Felicity Huffman, to plead guilty to their involvement in the college admissions scandal.
Stanford has rescinded the admission of a female student whose application was linked with the bribery scandal rocking college admissions nationwide, the University announced on Tuesday.
Stanford spokesperson E.J. Miranda confirmed in an email to The Daily that the University received a letter from the Education Department regarding the latter’s “preliminary investigation.”
University says class-action suit is “without merit”
Two Stanford juniors have filed a federal class action lawsuit against Stanford and seven other universities implicated in the admissions bribery scandal.
Stanford has terminated head sailing coach John Vandemoer after he agreed to plead guilty to accepting more than $100,000 in bribes for the University’s sailing program as part of a sweeping admissions cheating scandal — the largest college cheating case ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice. Vandemoer accepted the money on the terms that…
In an effort to detract from the “outsized emphasis” on elite U.S. colleges’ acceptance rates, Stanford will no longer publicly announce how many undergraduate applications the University receives during the early and regular admission cycles.