PostsMore, a new website launched last month by three undergraduates, aims to better connect Stanford students by consolidating a number of student-facing services that are currently spread across a disparate set of popular social platforms, or cease to exist at all. The site, created by Curtis Staples ’20, Akshay Kalose ’20 and Ethan Aldrich ’21, includes features to help students meet new people across campus, organize rideshares and offer academic advice to their peers, among others.
The Daily profiles three students who took time off from Stanford to pursue their professional and humanitarian goals.
Throughout the year, BEAM, Stanford’s Career Education Center, strives to hold inclusive events with opportunities for all majors and industries, but some non-“techie” students say they’ve still been disappointed in the offerings, something BEAM says it’s continually working to address.
Habib Olapade argues that payroll practices that base current salaries on previous earnings are discriminatory because women already earn less than men.
Startups are often thought of as a risky business. We imagine founders to be fierce visionaries who can see a better future and are willing to bet on their personal success to realize it. They tread the thin line between genius and delusion and their ventures are constantly on the verge of utter failure right up to the moment they cross an invisible threshold and achieve the fabled “hockey stick” growth – the supposed mark of a scalable technology business.
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The process of success, once idealized in the American dream, has been divorced from its goal: It is empty, and has instead become an amorphous idea of being a somebody.