Tammer Bagdasarian
Tammer Bagdasarian '24 is a Staff Writer for The Daily planning to major in Communication. In his free time he likes to go for long walks and imagine what freshman year on campus would have been like. Contact the news sections at news 'at' stanforddaily.com.

GSC gears up to take direct action against anti-Asian racism

Stanford administration and legislative bodies alike have responded to the alarming uptick in hate crimes against Asian communities with condemnations of anti-Asian racism and statements of solidarity. At Wednesday’s meeting, the GSC committed to building on those efforts and talked through ways to move toward immediate actionable change.

Stanford and Silicon Valley: Storied past, uncertain future

Stanford and Silicon Valley have built their legacies on each other’s backs, fostering a relationship that represents the University’s prominence in the world of technology. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry landscape is changing: With historic companies like HP and Oracle leaving the Valley for states like Texas and Colorado, some experts say that Silicon Valley and Stanford alike may be forced to reevaluate their position and find new ways to maintain their status.

GSC prepares for discussion with University leadership, will push for increased transparency and affordability

While councilors raised a variety of subjects — ranging from increasing transparency about on-campus rent pricing to taking the necessary steps toward departmentalizing the African and African American Studies program — for the meeting with administrators, the council will vote and narrow down the list to three to five items to focus on during the meeting.

Grad students raise concerns over undergrad return

The majority of those currently on campus are graduate students, who have been allowed on campus throughout this academic year. While most undergraduates have the option of living at home with family, many graduate students live with their partners and children as permanent residents on Stanford’s campus.
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