The Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Undergraduate Senate unanimously voted to appoint third-year law student Chris Middleton ’16 as ASSU Vice President at their weekly meeting on Thursday. Middleton visited the meeting and fielded questions from senators before they voted on his nomination. When asked by Senator Jonathan Lipman ’21 what his priorities for…
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to sit on the Supreme Court of the United States and a bastion of gender equality, died on Friday. Stanford students and faculty who interacted with the justice and her work described her as generous and caring, commended her fierce passion for gender justice and expressed concern about…
“If there are more Stanford people here, there are going to be more cases,” said Palo Alto Mayor Adrian Fine, noting that a rise in COVID-19 cases was an inevitable risk of reopening an integral part of Palo Alto. “But Stanford is an important part of the fabric of this community.”
“I’ve been spit on, kicked and scratched,” said Clinical Assistant Professor Italo Brown. “I’ve had multiple patients tell me that they were going to kill me, I’ve had patients ask for my address so that they can come to my house and fight me and I’ve had patients wait outside after a shift to try to assault me.”
Wisch and Katz now employ over 30 students from Stanford and other colleges, and teach 120 students. The student teachers are responsible for developing their own curriculums for classes on topics that they are passionate about.
In the wake of a mass movement against racial injustice and police brutality in America, affiliates of Stanford Medical School are speaking up about their experiences with institutionalized racism in the field of medicine and championing diversity initiatives at Stanford. Students from underrepresented minority groups make up 20% of all graduate students at Stanford and…
Three new coronavirus cases — all among healthcare workers at Stanford Hospital — were confirmed by Stanford Medicine in an email to affiliates sent on Friday. The outbreak is the first in over two months, and according to the email, is now fully contained. The three impacted employees had no in-person interactions with patients. The email, which…
The Daily interviewed law professor Pamela Karlan to discuss her recent victory in a landmark Supreme Court case that prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender individuals in the workplace. Karlan and the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, which she co-directs, represented skydiving instructor Donald Zarda who was fired for misconduct after telling a customer he…
80% of transgender, gender queer or nonconforming (TGQN) undergraduate and coterm students and 70% of undergraduate and coterm women have experienced harassing behaviors since entering Stanford, according to results from a campus climate survey of students on sexual violence released last week. Additionally, two thirds of Ph.D. TGQN students and nearly half of Ph.D. women…
Stanford’s Student Title IX Investigation & Hearing Process (Student Title IX Process) outlines the University’s policies and process in reviewing and adjudicating sexual violence allegations made against students. The policy has been criticized by students and faculty on multiple grounds, including those surrounding counseling, attorney time, the definition of sexual assault and expulsions.
The Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) and the Office of the Provost are collaborating to reform sexual violence policy and programming through a new group, the Student Advisory Board on Sexual Violence and Survivor Support, in which both undergraduates and graduate students meet internally and with administrators to discuss Title IX policy and procedures.
Students across the country are engaging in protests over the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Monday after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by a white police officer.
The program connects Stanford affiliates with nursing home and assisted-living residents for video calls to combat the isolating effects of COVID-19.
Councilors discussed the approval process for funds used for subcommittees at their weekly meeting.
The GSC discussed a bill that condemns bias against Asian and Pacific Islander community members amid the pandemic.
Students and faculty say that the Sexual Harassment Policy Office's website, which was revised over the weekend due to criticism, still enforces myths and fails to provide clear reporting guidelines for victims.
Babcock, who taught at Stanford for 30 years, is remembered as a pioneer for women in law who championed gender equity and taught with compassion.
Students are asking to be involved in evaluating and amending two proposals that alter first-year academic requirements and undergraduate major requirements after they are enacted for the 2021-22 school year.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, students struggle with additional mental health challenges and obstacles to accessing care remotely.
The University will review requests to rename Jordan Hall, named for Founding President David Starr Jordan, who was a public leader in the eugenics movement.
Elias hopes to use her Truman Scholarship towards studying law and practicing as a public defender.