A total of 114 students — 27 fewer than last year — did not receive housing assignments in the 2019-20 draw, according to Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE).
An international engineering student lives in a van to avoid high housing prices. Part two in The Daily’s graduate student affordability series.
The Palo Alto City Council discussed Peninsula Corridor’s 2040 Caltrain Business Plan, Residential Parking Programs (RPPs) and a citywide tunnel on Monday night. The business plan highlights potential scenarios for Caltrain’s future expansion and will involve a partnership with Stanford.
As housing costs continue to skyrocket in the Bay Area, where places such as East Palo Alto are expected to reach a median housing price of $1 million in the coming year, Stanford workers feel particularly affected.
A resolution requesting more mental health resources was passed, and four bills were introduced on prior notice in an unusually packed meeting including students recently elected to the GSC.
The elimination of The Draw and the creation of residential neighborhoods — to which all undergraduates will be assigned before their first year on campus — will characterize the changes revolutionizing residential life at Stanford over the next century.
What started as three Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE) employees conversing in calm, measured Spanish turned into group of almost forty allied students, staff and SEIU members chanting in collective defense of workers’ rights.
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) passed two bills, one addressing the mental health crisis and the other seeking to tear down systemic barriers to course enrollment fees, at its meeting on Wednesday.