Graduate students living in the Escondido South area of Escondido Village are concerned about R&DE’s plans to move them out of their residences in spring quarter— plans that students say were given on short notice and, in some cases, may require a permanent move.
Graduate students with families and administrative members of the Student Housing division of Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE) met to discuss a construction project in Escondido Village in a town hall last Friday. Hosted by the Graduate Student Council Housing Committee, the meeting addressed the creation of new single graduate housing units in place of existing graduate family courtyard homes.
When I moved into a graduate studio in Escondido Village last year, it felt like regression to freshman year. Although Stanford housing had tried to inject vitality into sanatorium corridors by hanging faded landscape pictures, the common space remained barren. Whereas I had inherited a rich menagerie of furniture and artworks from my friends who had occupied Happy House before me, my studio was bare without any trace of life or history.
In June 2013, Glenn Wilson*, a graduate student in the School of Engineering, walked outside his Escondido Village apartment to find his 3-year-old daughter playing in lead paint chips that University officials told him “weren’t harmful”.
This report covers a selection of incidents from May 5 to May 11 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin.
Provost John Etchemendy discussed details of Meyer’s demolition process at Thursday’s Faculty Senate Meeting. The meeting also included an outline of on-going and future development and construction projects on and off campus
BeHop, a Stanford research project that aims to better manage dense Wi-Fi networks, has proven successful in trials in Studio 5 of Escondido Village.
In an effort to address the demands of a growing undergraduate population, Undergraduate Advising and Research hired four new academic directors this past spring.