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.
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.
Two former Crothers staffers say that recent allegations of discrimination against the dorm’s Resident Fellows are “wholly inconsistent with [their] experiences” of how the RFs handled students’ mental health struggles.
Thanking people is a lost art. Or rather, we’re thanking people so much these days – “Thank you for your time,” “Thank you for sharing,” “Thank you for your consideration,” “thx”– that we’re never taking the time to thank anyone. Let me clarify what I mean. Thanking has become generic, almost only an indicator of…
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.
The Office of Alcohol Policy and Education (OAPE) will host an alcohol education outreach talk in all freshman dorms by the end of the third week of fall quarter. The presentations, intended to inform new students about healthy drinking habits, will emphasize the dangers of hard alcohol abuse.