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.
Last Wednesday night, the informal cycling group Stanford Pavement Pursuit hosted its final “underground” bike race of the year. Very few Stanford students have been able to witness and participate in the group’s quarterly races, according to its group members, since knowledge of events has only been spread by word of mouth.
Graduate community associates (CAs) tackle the unique challenges of building community among graduate students living on campus. CAs, much like resident assistants (RAs) for undergraduate students, live in community halls and are a resource to fellow students. However, they work with a more decentralized and self-sufficient residential community.
Graduate student life comes with awesome perks: flexible schedules, fun-loving coworkers and amazing travel opportunities. But the green-eyed monster occasionally peers over my shoulder.