In order for misassigned students to be reassigned to EAST, 11 students assigned to EAST through the regular housing draw volunteered to give up their spots in exchange for assignment to other residences.
On the walls inside of the Center for African Studies (CAS), there are photo portraits of Stanford students with words such as “love” and “happiness” written across their bodies, symbolizing what CAS means to them. And on Thursday, students carried those portraits from CAS’ old space in Encina Commons to a new space, not far off, at the corner of Arguello Way and Crothers Way.
“I will be categorical here,” Stephen Stedman says. “Corinne Thomas and I do not discriminate against candidates for staff positions on the basis of mental illness.”
Two former Crothers staffers say that recent allegations of discrimination against the dorm’s Resident Fellows are “wholly inconsistent with [their] experiences” of how the RFs handled students’ mental health struggles.
I’m currently an Academic Theme Associate in Crothers. I also have mental illness. I faced immense discrimination when trying to return to Crothers as an RA next year, leading to the deterioration of my mental, emotional and physical health.
An Academic Theme Associate (ATA) in Crothers during the 2017-2018 school year has filed a discrimination claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging that she was unfairly prevented from staffing there for a second year due to mental illness.
This report covers a selection of incidents from May 22 to May 28 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) bulletin.
The walls are more like paper than plaster. The hallways reek of peculiar, cloying odors. The bathrooms are suspiciously messy. On the whole, communal living is a mixed bag of kinship and awkwardness, convenience and compromise, particularly among college students. At its peak, dorm living can be a labor of love; courtesy and empathy for…