SATIRE: While attempting to “lighten up” the dorm, stray sparks from a student accidentally lit a copy of The Daily on fire, starting a chain reaction that quickly threatened to claim the dorm, which has had two other fires in the past year.
Stanford released its annual “2019 Safety, Security & Fire Report,” including crime statistics from 2016 to 2018 at the main campus, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and two Stanford-operated hospitals. Notably, the campus saw a surge in anti-Semitic hate crimes in 2017.
Since the start of 2018, the Stanford Fire Marshal’s Office (SUFMO) has worked with Land, Buildings and Real Estate (LBRE), the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve and other campus partners to create a comprehensive wildfire management plan.
On Sunday night, some residents of Studio 1 at Escondido Village were evacuated after a cooking fire set off a sprinkler.
The fire caused all northbound lanes at South Spokane Street to close for almost an hour, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation, causing a four-mile backup.
In the wake of the most destructive wildfire in California’s history, Stanford students, faculty and organizations are mobilizing to contribute to national relief efforts.
On Nov. 16, the Big Game was postponed to Dec. 1 at 12:00 p.m. due to dangerous smoke levels from Camp Fire.
Stanford cancelled Friday classes in an Emergency Information announcement made at 9:46 p.m. Thursday night. The decision followed a 7-hour span in which both the smoke and student outcry grew increasingly prominent on campus.