The final meeting of the 2018-2019 Graduate Student Council (GSC) reflected on the past year while keeping an eye to the future. The Council approved a non-binding resolution on graduate student healthcare affordability, continuing year-long advocacy efforts to improve graduate student health and mental health, as well as discussed the role of the Stanford University…
Noah Louis-Ferdinand writes about how positive psychology attempts to equip people to enjoy moments of happiness in the moment, and with the tools for a fulfilling life.
Allison Martin ’18 discusses why finding a purpose for life is different from, and more meaningful than a life lived in search of happiness.
With a recent Yale University study suggesting that students in smaller majors are happier than their counterparts in larger programs due to greater access to and familiarity with faculty, Stanford’s professors and department chairs have emphasized their own efforts to avoid such a divide.
Unlike peer institutions such Harvard, Yale and Princeton, Stanford lacks need-blind financial aid for internationals.
But while biking is the most popular mode of transportation for students, there are a wide variety of transportation options available for students who opt for something other than two wheels.
Almost 37,000 high school students applied to a member of the Stanford Class of 2016, the largest applicant pool in the University’s history.
Former Stanford art professor Richard Randell, a nationally known artist, died of lung cancer at his Sonoma County home on May 25 at age 81. Randell was known for his large-scale contemporary sculptures and his instructional videos on African languages — among them “Kiswahili,” “Hausa,” “Shona” and “Bambara.”