On Thursday night, the University sent an email update on the progress of the Task Force, noting that it is “shifting away from information gathering to fully focus on articulating [its] recommendations.”
A leaked memo from two Resident Assistants (RAs) in an all-freshman dorm in Stern Hall has revealed the extent to which staff members communicate residents’ social and drinking behavior to Resident Fellows (RFs) on a regular basis.
Jill Thomas, who formerly worked with the Air Force as a judge, defense attorney and prosecutor, and the U.S. Attorney’s office, has been selected as Stanford’s Title IX coordinator and director of equity investigations.
Students in a new Stanford Law School (SLS) practicum being offered this quarter, LAW 806L, will study alcohol use on college campuses with the end goal of proposing new University policies to Vice Provost of Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole.
Residential Education (ResEd) will now more formally define what constitutes “high-risk behavior” under its substance use policies. Despite sharing the “high-risk” label, the behaviors range in severity, from beer pong and smoking marijuana to taking shots and blacking out.
Upon getting to campus on move-in day with nervous jitters overwhelming you, the first friendly faces you see are those of your RAs. And by friendly, I mean very friendly. It is an incredibly uplifting feeling when your RAs call you by name and cheer for you as you haul your luggage into your new…
While OAPE Director Ralph Castro noted that Stanford needs “more time to measure sustained change,” he suggested that the policy changes have had some positive effects on the student body.
The demands of the Who’s Teaching Us movement has brought increased attention to the pay and working conditions of Ethnic Theme Associates, a kind of student dorm staff.