Students gathered at Main Quad on Friday evening to protest anti-Black racism, marking the third on-campus demonstration in two days amid nationwide protests of racial injustice and police brutality. A crowd of around 100 students and community members wearing facemasks gathered in front of Memorial Church at 5:45 p.m. Many entered from Jane Stanford Way,…
From 12:15 p.m., a crowd filled the majority of the plaza in front of the Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, wearing facemasks and holding signs of protest. Families joined students, faculty and healthcare workers, some still dressed in scrubs and whitecoats.
By midday, messages and slogans stretched the length of the quad across Jane Stanford Way in colorful chalk. In the writing, students expressed support for the Black Lives Matter movement and called on Stanford’s administration and community to take action against police violence and racism.
Palo Alto will impose a city-wide curfew order between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. for 10 days, beginning Tuesday night and ending on June 11. Stanford’s campus is not subject to the curfew order.
Second-term Senator Micheal Brown ’22 was elected Senate Chair at Tuesday’s Undergraduate Senate meeting, the first meeting of the new Undergraduate Senate following Friday’s Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) elections. Senator Danny Nguyen ’22 and Sochima Ezema ’23 were also elected to positions as Deputy Chair and Senate Secretary, respectively.
Healthcare workers returned to El Camino Real on Thursday to continue protests against pay cuts and furloughs from Stanford Health Care’s Temporary Workforce Adjustment (TWA) program.
When the threat of COVID-19 pulled fourth-year medical student Natasha Abadilla from her night shift at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, she found herself suddenly sidelined from her hospital work and studies as a global pandemic unfolded.
Students voiced concerns about student mental health, online instruction and University communication to Stanford’s Fall Planning Committee at Tuesday evening's Undergraduate Senate meeting.
Langston Wesley ’20 died in San Jose on April 4, according to an announcement from Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole on Tuesday. Wesley was 31.
The Undergraduate Senate discussed a resolution calling for students to receive support equivalent to the $3.6 million allocated for emergency aid grants in Stanford’s CARES Act emergency funding, which the University declined last week. Senators also passed a resolution supporting Denim Day in protest against sexual violence on campus.
From the outside, Stanford Hospital looks to have taken on the same somber quiet as the rest of the Bay Area. With the threat of coronavirus transmission keeping families and non-essential patients away, plazas and lobbies sit empty, and the din of conversation and activity has given way to nervous silence.
The Undergraduate Senate discussed updates to its resolution in support of Stanford workers and the implementation of new Title IX regulations in its online meeting on Tuesday.
The Bridge Peer Counseling Center will offer an adjusted online counseling service for students over spring quarter.
Meals of Gratitude has raised over $60,000 in donations to provide free restaurant meals to Stanford Hospital staff working amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Stanford Health Care opened a drive-thru testing site at Galvez parking lot on campus on Wednesday, expanding Stanford Health Care’s capacity to administer tests for COVID-19.
The cancellations will affect 348 accepted and waitlisted undergraduates across BOSP's 16 summer quarter, overseas seminar and summer internship programs, according to the announcement.
Groups of students, organizing informally and as part of existing Stanford communities, have started numerous campaigns to raise funds and source donations or offers of assistance from community members.
The county is banning public or private gatherings of more than 100 people, effective at midnight on Saturday.
Two more coronavirus cases — one “on the main campus” and one in Stanford Medicine — have been confirmed at Stanford, Associate Vice Provost for Environmental Health & Safety Russell Furr announced on Wednesday evening.
All home athletics competitions are now "closed to the public through May 15 or until further notice," Stanford Athletics announced Wednesday morning.
Palo Alto restaurants are facing declining sales and the threat of closure due to news of coronavirus.
“Stanford Medicine is currently caring for a few patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 [coronavirus],” wrote University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne in an announcement on Thursday afternoon.