The collective action by student residential staff is a significant escalation with the University just over a week before frosh are set to arrive on campus.
Student Collective Action Against Residential Education (SCAARE) is calling on Stanford to meet four central demands: provide a virtual alternative for large in-person training events, increase RA compensation consistent with peer institutions, involve RAs in the ResEd decision-making process and revise the updated alcohol and drug policy, which will require RAs to report most instances of underage drinking.
Meisel came to Stanford in the fall of 2016. He was a dedicated member of the Stanford Student Space Initiative (SSI) and a researcher in the School of Engineering.
The launch of Buzz by two Stanford students brings another anonymous forum to the university community that promises to connect students across campus.
Black vehicle operators were stopped at twice the rate of their representation in the community, while field interviews of Black people were disproportionately higher than other racial groups, the report found.
The controversy stems from a satirical flyer Nicholas Wallace J.D. ’21 sent to a law school mailing list on Jan. 25, advertising a fictitious event that lampooned the Stanford Federalist Society. Despite lifting the hold, Stanford continues to face intensifying questions over the bounds of free speech on campus and its enforcement of policies.
Although Stanford will hold a university-wide in-person commencement, the decision to allow the GSB its own in-person ceremony has drawn the consternation of students in other schools, who have called the exception “a slap in the face” to excluded graduate student communities.
Yousef AbuHashem, 18, lives in Gaza, a Palestinian territory under siege by Israeli airstrikes. His Instagram post, in which he explained how he fears for his life and called on Stanford to recognize the crisis in Gaza, went viral, surpassing 92,000 likes in just two days.
Athletes from eight of the teams that will be eliminated allege that Stanford violated their rights and misled them into joining the programs. In a separate legal challenge, female athletes on five of the women’s teams accused the University of Title IX sex discrimination stemming from the cuts.
The study claims that masks are not effective in preventing the transmission of coronavirus and can cause medical conditions that deprive the body of oxygen — theories that have been repeatedly debunked by health authorities and infectious disease experts.
After Stanford twice canceled plans to bring frosh and sophomores to campus due to worsening public health conditions, the in-person summer quarter marks the first time most frosh will be able to live on campus since their admission.
The school released a statement saying that the author has not had any affiliation with the Palo Alto VA Hospital or Stanford since 2016, when he was a visiting scholar for a year “on matters unrelated to this paper.”
Faculty members spoke in favor of potential changes to the Honor Code, such as allowing teaching staff to proctor assessments and implementing a new tiered system for violations. The proposed changes would reduce the burden on both faculty members and students, senators said at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday.
Five scholars were selected last month as the first cohort of IDEAL Provostial Fellows, one of several Stanford initiatives introduced in June to combat anti-Black racism, diversify faculty and support early-career researchers whose work focuses on reshaping race relations.
Advocates are calling their new blueprint the Cantonese Studies Initiative, which would establish an endowed teaching position to protect the Cantonese program from future financial strain and permanently tie Cantonese to Stanford’s teaching and research missions.
Dean of the School of Medicine Lloyd Minor said that the Medical Center Line title leaves a "misimpression" that these faculty members are employed by Stanford hospitals, not the University.
At its Thursday meeting, the Faculty Senate heard reports on planning for the new sustainability school and issues facing the athletics department as a result of the pandemic.
At a Friday event hosted by the Stanford College Republicans, Hoover fellow Scott Atlas lashed out at Stanford faculty and falsely claimed he hadn't made some of his most controversial statements about the pandemic.
Most RAs agreed with Stanford’s decision to bring back juniors and seniors to campus but are concerned that students will continue to violate COVID-19 protocols — and they’re not sure the educational approach the University proposed will be as effective as hoped.
The Faculty Senate was briefed on the results of a survey on faculty quality of life during the pandemic. A majority of faculty respondents reported that they were more stressed because of the pandemic.