Courtney Douglas
Courtney Douglas studies English, Political Science, and Ethics in Society at Stanford. A proud member of the Class of 2020, she served as Editor-in-Chief of The Daily's 254th volume. Her favorite poem is "To Be of Use" by Marge Piercy, she has a tattoo on her left ankle, and she wants to be a press lawyer. Her favorite journalists are Hannah Knowles and Alexa Philippou. Send her recommendations for leave-in conditioner and gravesites of relevant literary figures at ccdouglas 'at' stanford.edu.

You can never level the playing field

“No laptops.” For most students, it’s an easy ask — a common refrain among professors sick of pupils checking Facebook during discussion. For Bryce Tuttle ’20, it’s a problem. Tuttle’s dyslexia means he writes slowly and nearly illegibly. Typing helps him keep up. Last winter, as usual, he emailed an instructor his letter from Stanford’s…

Leaked emails show Hoover academic conspiring with College Republicans to conduct ‘opposition research’ on student

Emails between the Hoover Institution's Niall Ferguson and well-known Republican student activists John Rice-Cameron ’20 and Max Minshull ’20 reveal coordination on “opposition research” against progressive activist Michael Ocon ’20 — referenced as “Mr. O” — and efforts to shore up support among members of the Cardinal Conversations steering committee.

Senate rejects nomination of non-Native renaming committee members, appoints Randolph as election commissioner  

Procedural confusion filled Room 209 of the Nitery on Tuesday night as the 20th Undergraduate Senate debated whether to confirm two nominees to the University Building Naming Committee. Senators ultimately rejected two students appointed to the committee, assembled by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne in order to apply previously-chosen principles of renaming campus landmarks christened after Junipero…

Police: Following sexual assault of high school runner in broad daylight, armed suspect remains at large

Around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, a man armed with a handgun sexually assaulted a high-school aged female jogger near the intersection of Arastradero Road and Deer Creek Road in the Los Altos area, according to a press statement released by the Palo Alto police. The man also held the victim at gunpoint. As of Wednesday evening, the suspect remains at large.
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