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.
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.
Stanford now faces increased external pressure in the push to fire incoming Norcliffe House Resident Assistant Hamzeh Daoud ’20, as Pennsylvania lawyer Jerome Marcus — in a Tuesday letter sent to President Marc Tessier-Lavigne — alleged that the University risks legal action should Daoud retain his position.
The alleged drugging of several Stanford students by a non-Stanford student at the Sigma Chi fraternity house in January has motivated some Row houses to institute new practices to prevent future drugging incidents. Others, however, have not made such changes.
Amid the continued vacancy of next year’s sophomore class presidency, a recent edition of the anonymously-authored campus e-newsletter The Fountain Hopper (FoHo) has raised questions about how many candidates for the position are currently under investigation for potential campaign violations.
On April 14th, the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) elections commission announced that Shanta Katipamula ’19 and Graduate School of Education Ph.D. candidate Rosie Nelson would be the next executives of the ASSU for the 2018-2019 academic year. Katipamula and Nelson comprised the second undergraduate-graduate slate in ASSU history.
The Shanta-Rosie slate won 61.92 percent of the vote, more than twice as much as the second place slate, which earned 27.3 percent. The winners made connecting undergraduate and graduate students a central component of their platform.
For any student who lives on campus, a portion of one’s “room and board” costs go to house dues. These funds cover a variety of extracurricular expenses that supplement the dorm experience. While most students enjoy the fruits of these funds, only dorm staff and government realize the challenges of managing funds.
Applications for Resident Assistant (RA), theme and house manager house staff positions for the 2013-14 school year closed last night. Students can still apply for Resident Tutor (RT), Resident Computer Consultant (RCC) and Peer Health Educator (PHE) positions until Jan. 31.