Following Stanford’s rejection of two quotes proposed for a memorial plaque marking the site of Brock Turner’s 2015 sexual assault, Turner’s victim will not participate further in the creation of the plaque, according to Law Professor Michele Dauber, a family friend of the victim’s who proposed and advocated re-landscaping the area of the crime.
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.
The FoHo represents a journalistic paradox: accountability reporting by an unaccountable press.
Controversy over the ban of the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB) continues as the University’s dismissive response to requests for FERPA records sent to protest the ban left many students and alumni upset.
In an organization-wide email sent to employees of Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) this morning, SSE Board of Directors chairman Ateeq Suria Ph.D. ’16 and ASSU President John-Lancaster Finley ’16 announced the resignation of SSE CEO/Financial Manager Frederik Groce ’14.
Each reader reading the story is a real person with his or her own history, fears and perspectives. A word choice or a miscommunicated fact can have a real impact on someone’s life.
The problem, of course, is that FoHo could have just as easily framed this event as an instance of stunning insensitivity on the part of ATF, and that nobody but the FoHo staff itself oversees the editorial direction it takes when interpreting an episode on campus. It’s that the FoHo’s slant (like that of any source) inevitably shapes public opinion on a given issue, making the fact that it includes one at all a serious problem. The news is for reporting, and Opinion pages are for editorializing.
“We were really hoping to find a way to do the show in a way that would promote dialogue and not hurt people, but it would not be possible. None of us wanted to feel responsible for hurting other students or making them feel attacked in a place that’s supposed to be their home.”