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Sam Catania
Sam Catania ’24 is a Staff Writer at The Daily. He is a Philadelphia native currently studying computer science and political science. Contact him at samcat ‘at’ stanford.edu.

After Atlas tells followers to ‘rise up’ against COVID-19 restrictions, Stanford distances itself from but does not condemn Hoover fellow

At 4 p.m. on Monday, neither the University nor the Hoover Institution had yet responded to Scott Atlas’ latest statement to spark national controversy — a tweet calling on followers to “rise up” against a new wave of COVID-19 restrictions in Michigan — leading some to wonder whether tendentious comments by the Hoover fellow would go unrebuked by Stanford again.

Undergraduate Senate unanimously passes resolution in support of unhousing Greek organizations

The Undergraduate Senate voted unanimously to pass a resolution that encourages Stanford to unhouse Greek organizations following a discussion that lasted nearly two hours. Members of Abolish Stanford Greek, who authored the resolution, and multiple fraternity and sorority members attended the meeting to lobby the senators to support or oppose the proposal.

Undergraduate senators raise alarm over webinar-style Faculty Senate

According to Brown, the Faculty Senate cited technical concerns for their decision to eliminate student attendance at Faculty Senate meetings. Now, students can only view meetings in Zoom’s webinar mode, which does not give participants the option of having their video shown on the screen to other meeting participants.

SEC fines Stanford economics lecturer $726,000 for misappropriating VC funds

Less than two weeks after the SEC publicly released records indicating that Gould had settled the case, students in Gould’s economics class, ECON 111: “Money and Banking,” received an email from Gould and Economics Department Chair Douglas Bernheim saying the class had been cancelled because Gould needed “time to focus on family during very uncertain times.”
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