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Stanford Federal Complaint Alleges Anti-Semitic Workplace

Oregon Jewish Life 18 Jun 2021
According to CAPS’ leadership, the DEI program is designed to ‘help all staff develop the skills and confidence to engage with students from different backgrounds.’ However, when the DEI program ignores anti-Semitic incidents on the Stanford campus and spreads the anti-Semitic ...
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Westwood committee proposes new school bond

Palestine Herald-Press 18 Jun 2021
The committee was charged with developing a plan for instruction and facilities, according to Superintendent of Westwood ISD, Wade Stanford. The group audited all four aging campuses and worked on recommendations to begin the initial phase of what would be a multi-phase project ... learner, educator, leader and learning spaces, Stanford said.
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Students Fight the War Machine on College Campuses

Antiwar 18 Jun 2021
It’s no secret that college campuses have always been one of the most steadfast bastions of antiwar sentiment throughout America ... The Central Intelligence Agency maintains a heavy presence on college campuses. In 1963, the agency launched the "100 Colleges/Universities" program to recruit students on campus, leading to heavy backlash.
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GSC fills remaining seats, considers changes to student accountability processes

Stanford Daily 17 Jun 2021
The revisions aim to update and clarify the language and goals of Stanford’s accountability policies, many of which have not changed in over 20 years ... Calls for the University to investigate whether some on-campus groups, including the Stanford College Republicans, have violated the Fundamental Standard, are also growing.
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CAPS counselors accuse University of antisemitic practices

Stanford Daily 17 Jun 2021
The complaint seeks financial damages as well as a thorough investigation and overhaul of Stanford’s policies ... Stanford forcefully rejects antisemitism in all its forms.” ... The complaint also alleges that Stanford failed to respond to at least two antisemitic incidents that occurred on campus.
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Heat wave bakes the Bay Area

Monterey Herald 17 Jun 2021
“It’s what we anticipated.”. At 12.30 p.m., it was 103 in Concord, 100 on the Stanford campus and 97 in Gilroy ... Friday ... to 10 p.m ... Tips to beat the heat ... “We expect more heat waves in a warmer climate,” said biologist Chris Field, director of the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University ... .
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Stanford prepares to reopen outdoor campus spaces to the public

Mountain View Voice 16 Jun 2021
After nine and a half months of tightly controlled access to its campus, Stanford University on Wednesday, June 16, will again allow the general public to enjoy its outdoor spaces ... "We deeply appreciate how the Stanford community and our neighbors adjusted to the campus zones ...
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According to Stanford workers, programs are creating 'hostile climate'

The Jerusalem Post 16 Jun 2021
The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — Two Jewish mental health professionals at Stanford University’s on-campus counseling clinic have filed federal complaints of workplace discrimination for what they call “severe and persistent” anti-Jewish harassment by colleagues.
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Federal complaint by Jewish employees alleges antisemitism at Stanford racial-sensitivity program

Mountain View Voice 16 Jun 2021
When the DEI program ignores antisemitic incidents on campus and spreads the antisemitic canard that Jews have 'immense power and privilege,' it teaches the Stanford mental health professionals to dismiss as inconsequential the mental health consequences antisemitic incidents have on Jewish students.
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USF, four other Florida schools earn high worldwide rankings for patents

Tampa Bay Times 16 Jun 2021
utility patents last year, according to a new report ... It was based on data from the U.S ... At the top of the list was the California state university system with 597 patents awarded last year across its 11 campuses and multiple research centers, followed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with 383 patents and Stanford University with 229 ... .
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Stanford diversity programs are creating a ‘hostile climate’ for Jews in the workplace, staffers charge ...

Cleveland Jewish News 15 Jun 2021
The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — Two Jewish mental health professionals at Stanford University’s on-campus counseling clinic have filed federal complaints of workplace discrimination for what they call “severe and persistent” anti-Jewish harassment by colleagues ... A Stanford spokesperson, Dee Mostofi, responded to the J.
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Stanford graduates celebrate modified commencement as California prepares to reopen

The Mercury News 14 Jun 2021
“You step on Stanford’s campus and it looks beautiful, you feel beautiful, the people are beautiful; everything is like paradise,” said Terry, who earned a degree in urban studies ... Keynote speaker Issa Rae, a 2007 Stanford graduate and actress, best-selling author and producer, ...
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Class of 2021 celebrates in-person commencement

Stanford Daily 14 Jun 2021
Consistent with her points on belonging, Rae encouraged graduates to provide support for and depend on the Stanford community as they move beyond their time on campus, as she has. Rae said that members of her Stanford community made her feel as though her undergraduate plays were worthy of Tony Awards.
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‘In the Heights' is the rare Latino blockbuster. Why that matters

Finger Lakes Times 14 Jun 2021
In New York’s Washington Heights, a young Dominican man is shutting down the corner store where he has labored for years to return to the island of his birth ... Now “In the Heights” is set to do for the movies what it did on Broadway ... In Nina’s case, she makes it all the way to Stanford, only to get racially profiled for being the mixed girl on campus.
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Unprecedented: Class of 2021 graduates after a year like no other

Stanford Daily 13 Jun 2021
Abolish Stanford spent the year organizing to remove the presence of police from campus ... Abolish Stanford, which also held a rally in Main Quad last month, shouldn’t be confused with Abolish Stanford Greek, the group aiming to eliminate fraternities and sororities from campus.
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