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As some prepare for Week 4 midterms, student dorms lose power

Power outages struck parts of campus around 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday, leaving a broad swath of campus without electricity, according to an AlertSU notification sent an hour later. Affected buildings included Crothers Memorial, Stern Hall, Cowell Cluster, the Bookstore, Vaden Health Center, Wilbur Field Garage, Barnum Center and Taper Student Center, according to an AlertSU…

Stanford encounters vaccine-preventable illness in and out of the lab

In the past two months, there has been one case of chickenpox and one potential measles exposure at Stanford. Vaccination against measles, mumps, and rubella is required for all Stanford students, and vaccination against chickenpox is required for Stanford medical students. While there are no universal vaccination requirements for Stanford faculty and staff, various job-related requirements are based on factors such as patient contact, potential exposure to agents in a lab setting, work with preschoolers and children, and international travel.