I’m currently an Academic Theme Associate in Crothers. I also have mental illness. I faced immense discrimination when trying to return to Crothers as an RA next year, leading to the deterioration of my mental, emotional and physical health.
An Academic Theme Associate (ATA) in Crothers during the 2017-2018 school year has filed a discrimination claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging that she was unfairly prevented from staffing there for a second year due to mental illness.
In 2017, Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE) changed the housing process for undergraduates, reducing the maximum draw group size from eight people to six. This year, R&DE has reduced the maximum draw group size again, from six people to four.
RFs are Stanford faculty or staff who live in apartments in or adjacent to student residences. They play a major role in shaping students’ living and learning experience by encouraging community building in dorms, providing residents with academic advice and more. The tone of the dorm community created by RFs can help set up learning opportunities for residents and help them feel at home.
A series of politically-charged posters placed on — and subsequently taken down from — the walls of Kimball Hall over the past few weeks have sparked debate surrounding free speech and community standards on campus.
Following an alleged drugging incident last month by a non-Stanford student at an event hosted by Sigma Chi, the alumni organization that owns the Sigma Chi house says it will ban alcohol from the house completely starting this April and has restricted social events that can be hosted there.
On Wednesday morning, Residential Education administrators removed a Kappa Sigma website hyperlink, listed on Stanford’s Fraternity & Sorority Life webpage, that redirected users to PornHub, a pornography website.
Since beginning the quarter as a new resident of Freshman Sophomore College (FroSoCo), it felt like it was almost impossible to run away from the stereotypes associated with my dorm. Every time I told someone where I lived, they would say, “Isn’t it really quiet and boring?” or “Isn’t everyone into STEM there?” or (my…