“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.
Before this week, Stanford students could view the Common Applications and high school transcripts of other students if they first requested to view their own admission documents under FERPA.
The email, said to be from from “the office of John Adams,” told recipients that “Stanford charges you hundreds of dollars in unnecessary fees” every quarter.
The editor-in-chief of The Fountain Hopper (FoHo) was removed from his position last month by his predecessor, Emma Johanningsmeier ’18, after she deemed him “unfit” for the role.
Following The Fountain Hopper’s publication of unverified claims that Stanford Law Professor John Donohue used racial slurs during an altercation with a recreational basketball player at the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center (AOERC), statements by Donohue and three witnesses — two of whom are Donohue’s sons — cast doubt on some of the allegations.
Freshman Andrew Lee responds to the Fountain Hopper’s latest report, which implicated Lee and his ASSU Senate running mate.
Amid the continued vacancy of next year’s sophomore class presidency, a recent edition of the anonymously-authored campus e-newsletter The Fountain Hopper (FoHo) has raised questions about how many candidates for the position are currently under investigation for potential campaign violations.
The Fountain Hopper account, sent out in an email last week, details an accident that occurred last spring when the presidents attempted to drive a rented U-Haul with their newly appointed cabinet members in the unsecured rear box area into the Wilbur Field underground parking structure.