East Asia Library to move to GSB in 2014 in preparation of Meyer demolition in 2015.
In honor of Halloween, The Daily takes a look at some of the spookier, gloomier and scarier moments of Stanford’s history.
The University has recently launched a series of focus groups with students to gain feedback about the state of Stanford’s student unions.
A 2008 article in the Times Higher Education supplement stated, “School libraries are suffering, and even closing, as resources are cut, staff ‘redeployed’ and the Internet deemed more important to learning than printed matter.” Such a trend, however, has not materialized at Stanford, according to Andrew Herkovic, director of communications and development for the Stanford Libraries.
This report covers a selection of incidents from April 21 through April 29 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin.
Come exam time, the second floor cubbies in Green Library and the booths of Meyer are overflowing, and a bit more creativity than usual is required when choosing a place to hunker down and hammer out looming assignments. Asking a Stanford student about his or her favorite study spot can be like asking a magician to reveal his secrets, but some were willing to divulge their cherished study spaces for the greater good.
After spending two years on loan at the North Carolina Museum of Art, a cast of Auguste Rodin’s “The Thinker” is back at Stanford, according to a Cantor Arts Center press release. The one-ton, 79-inch tall sculpture will be made available for public viewing at the museum starting this Wednesday.
Decisions to demolish, retrofit or construct buildings should never be made lightly. Nevertheless, the long delays that have accompanied debate over the futures of Meyer Library and Searsville Dam have put safety and property in jeopardy. Though less glamorous than a new concert hall, eliminating the aforementioned threats must be done in a timely fashion. Stanford has been on the cutting edge of both earthquake science and earthquake preparedness for decades. Let’s keep it that way.