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Sept. 28, 2022
Bain’s $10 billion portfolio of assets under management now includes some stake in Marriage Pact, though the terms of the agreement were framed in a way that does not yet determine a stock price. The Marriage Pact survey and matchmaking “will always be free,” according to co-founder Liam McGregor ’20, but he and his team are developing paid additions to existing services.
April 7, 2022
Singles account for 61.4% of the population, and for the remaining 22.4%, “it’s complicated,” according to the updated report. “As it turns out, we accidentally swapped the labels on the ‘Relationship Status’ graph in the first edition of this year’s Campus Report,” according to a statement provided to The Daily from the Marriage Pact.
Jan. 2, 2022
5,345 Stanford students once again participated in the Marriage Pact survey this fall, expressing various levels of agreement to statements like “I would keep a gun in the house” and “Gender roles exist for good reasons” in search of their match. Roughly 3 to 4% of respondents go on to date for a year or longer, according to co-founder Liam McGregor ’20.
April 29, 2022
Are college students ready to settle down? The answer to that question could depend on the responses to more than 500 potential questions. While layers of immense complexity underlie this matchmaking algorithm, it remains unknown how much the mystery of human connection can truly be predicted, allocated to best use or replaced by abstractions in a machine.
April 14, 2022
The survey found that 16.2% of students are single, 61.4% of students are desperate for human contact of any kind and the remaining 22.4% are content with only eye contact.
March 27, 2022
Singles account for 16.2% of the population, 61.4% are partnered and for the remaining 22.4%, “it’s complicated,” based on 2021 survey data. As for religious beliefs, agnostics are proportionally the largest group (30.2%), followed by atheists (16%) and Catholics (14%).
April 29, 2022
Our campus was built by earthquakes. But once the shaking stopped, Stanford evolved. Now, again, there is a lot of debris in our world. The stories in the issue ask the question: how will we evolve this time?
Feb. 13, 2023
Stanford's newest matchmaking algorithm takes a new approach — purposefully leaking the data of some individuals.
May 22, 2022
Avi Gupta ’23 and Liana Keesing ’23 receive Truman Scholarships to bridge their work and scholarship in technology and policy. They are two of 58 Truman Scholars in the United States.
Nov. 22, 2020
Roxy likes to think that the Stanford Marriage Pact is the epitome of CS and social good. Although Roxy didn’t participate this year, Roxy still wanted to ask some of our readers to send Roxy their questions about the marriage pact.
Dec. 4, 2022
Performed in the Neo-Futurist style, “Everything Must Go” puts on 30 original plays in exactly 60 minutes.
Dec. 2, 2021
The Stanford Divorce Pact matches you up with the least compatible person on campus, so you can skip right to the bitter fighting and resentment.
April 25, 2021
For the remainder of spring quarter, read The Grind’s latest for student stories on intergenerational friendships, the struggles of long-distance dating, advice about sexual health resources, how to navigate dating apps and more, in addition to our regular content.
Dec. 27, 2022
Stanford students may not be fluent in love, but they sure are fluent in C++.
May 2, 2022
Stanford Vietnamese Student Association’s Culture Night charms the audience with humorous skits and impressive lion-dance, writes Cameron Duran.
Dec. 4, 2022
Stern dining, on the night of Nov. 10 at 9:08 pm, was heavily influenced by the constant drums and bass guitar notes wafting from the far corner. Beyond burrito bowl specials, the dining hall also has a music practice room, which is often inhabited by a band of Stanford juniors called Bitch Cup, writes Annie Reller.
Dec. 2, 2021
Vivian Wang trades in an academic four-year plan for a bucket list she wants to complete before she graduates.
Feb. 16, 2021
HUMOR: Over are the days when you would ask love advice from friends, RAs, or even a stranger. So why not take advice from the one place everyone gets a happily ever after?