There’s a bit of haloed glow around Stanford’s name. Mention that you attend Stanford, and you’ll almost always receive an impressed smile and a “wow, what a great school!” or, “didn’t Stanford have the lowest acceptance rate in the country?” Like many elite schools, a culture of such selectivity gives Stanford a certain media presence…
On Tuesday evening, the 18th Undergraduate Senate unanimously passed a resolution condemning Stanford’s recent dismissal of Title IX attorney Crystal Riggins as retaliatory.
The lawyer, whom Stanford previously kept on retainer for students navigating the University’s sexual assault adjudication process, spoke critically about the University’s Title IX process to the New York Times.
The New York Times published an article today which argues that the University has now “changed its procedure in a way that victims rights advocates say favors the accused.”
Going forward, museums face a plethora of challenges relating to broad audience engagement. To avoid becoming obsolete, museums should highlight the aspects of their exhibits that visitors can’t get elsewhere, such as interaction with original artworks or specimens.
During a discussion with the Stanford community at CEMEX auditorium on Feb. 8, Thomas L. Friedman said he was “not for divestment” from companies allegedly aiding Israel. A three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and columnist for the New York Times covering international affairs, Friedman has written extensively on the Middle East.
A recent mass email by the Fountain Hopper (FoHo) captured attention both on and off campus for helping students gain access to their college admissions files. In their email sent late Thursday evening, FoHo provided instructions for students on making a FERPA request for their admissions records. FERPA, or the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act…
The world might be a better place if newspaper columns didn’t exist. Same with news channel and talk radio punditry. The problem with each of these media is the same: they distract from genuine factual reporting while making overblown claims to legitimacy and credibility. In the process, they misinform more than they inform.