Stanford announced Thursday that the number of co-op student staff will be significantly reduced in the upcoming school year — and many students worry these cuts will negatively impact both staffers and their residents.
Students shared personal experiences that they believe the ASSU should take into consideration when making any statement involving Israel and Palestine.
Leading scholars on the intersection of social media platforms and democracy say that though content moderation by social media platforms can be beneficial, it has its drawbacks because of the platforms’ potential to remove valuable content and the lack of transparency about the decision-making process.
Under the Single Transferable Vote method, each voter would rank Undergraduate Senate candidates on a single ballot.
ProPublica reporter and author Alec MacGillis said that regional inequality negatively impacts both economically disadvantaged areas and “winner” cities that experience economic prosperity.
Amid COVID-19, continued police brutality and recent nation-wide acknowledgment of anti-Black racism, Black students have been faced with many challenges. Even so, students have found unique ways to cultivate their passions and find hope during these tumultuous times.
Undergraduate senators spoke out against the Freshman Senators Act and recommended alternative ways to account for the lack of frosh representation.
Stanford will hold a virtual commencement for graduating seniors from June 11-13.
Human challenge trials involve injecting participants with the virus to study their reactions in comparison to a control group who has not been vaccinated. The tension between challenge trials’ ability to speed up vaccine development and the risks it willingly poses to participants has spurred international debate on the subject.
Creating a daily routine and preparing notes before class were among tips peer learning consultant Melissa Santos shared with students at a Tuesday event.
Many Black students say they are frustrated and disappointed by the lack of police intervention that followed Trump supporters’ armed insurrection of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. And while they are frustrated by the contrast between the present moment and the police-incited violence and intimidation of peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters, students say they are not surprised.
Students worry that Stanford’s $33.5 million project to create a Public Safety Building on campus will lead to increased police presence and punitive measures instead of promoting public safety.
Black Lives Matter co-founder Opal Tometi championed divesting tax-payer dollars from policing and investing in Black communities at a Friday event.
The Supreme Court has fielded a wave of emergency stay applications — which, when granted, allow a party to disregard a lower court’s decision while SCOTUS deliberates — due to the pandemic and a change in court norms, Stanford lawyers said at a Wednesday event.
Data consistency and coordination between government sectors will be vital in the next stage of the United States' COVID-19 response, said General H. R. McMaster and student researchers during a Wednesday event hosted by the Hoover Institution.