The Daily brief: Aug. 17, 2010

Aug. 17, 2010, 9:36 p.m.

Nelee Langmuir | French Holocaust survivor and lecturer in French died Aug. 11 at her home of cancer at the age of 78. Langmuir was on Stanford’s faculty since 1972. A memorial service is planned for 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at the Stanford Memorial Church.

Bill Lane | A memorial service for Bill Lane, Stanford benefactor and Sunset publisher, will be held Oct. 1 at noon in Memorial Church.

Finding Jupiter | Campus band finishes its album and pays tribute to the role that Chi Theta Chi played in its formation.

Rankings | Given the University’s frequency as a chart-topper for most rankings, take a look at the other side of the argument.

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Ellen Huet is currently a senior staff writer at The Daily; she joined the staff in fall 2008 and served one volume as managing news editor in fall and early winter of 2010-2011. Reach her at ehuet at stanford dot edu. Fan mail and sternly worded complaints are equally welcome.

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