Four out of the five Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Executive slates gathered in the Black Community Services Center on Sunday afternoon to debate some of the University’s most pressing issues, from mental health services to campus social life.
When a particular place or community seems to wind up repeatedly in the news for less-than-flattering reasons, the question remains: why do these narratives prevail? Where does that negative image come from, and who’s doing the painting?
The hike, at between 12 and 15 percent from the last academic year, depending on how many dependents a student has, marks an increase of roughly 80 percent since 2013-2014.
Don’t mention it. Efface it. Erase it. Deface it. Make it go away. Or at least pretend it doesn’t exist. Call it something else. Oh, and denounce everyone who’s ever tried to give it a voice. And if you ever find yourself having to talk about it, blame it for everything. I am, of course,…
A panel of faculty members presented their departments’ efforts toward promoting diversity and inclusion in the Faculty Senate’s last meeting of winter quarter.
Hosted by Tarr, a lecturer in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric and the founder of Getting Played, the event was headlined by Lili Bernard, one of over 60 women to publicly accuse entertainer Bill Cosby of sexual assault.
The list includes contemporary films, World War II documentaries, ‘90s realist films, ‘60s political cinema, and even some silent film. Professor Pavle Levi said that he tries to pick films which will expose students to the richness of global cinema through their diversity.
“STANFORD THREATENS LIMITS ON NUMBER OF CS MAJORS,” the sensationalist all-campus email newsletter The Fountain Hopper (better known as The FoHo) alerted readers in fall 2016, during my freshman year. There wasn’t a lot of substantiating evidence beyond the fear mongering title, and the information was later revealed to be false. Nevertheless, a panic ensued in my freshman dorm, although most of my friends were a ways away from even thinking about declaring.