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Native plant garden teaches indigenous history and culture

Stanford students learn about the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe and other indigenous communities through cultivating and caring for a native plants garden in a new teaching space near the Stanford Dish.

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A Marine’s journey to the Farm

An “art nerd” with her sights set on college, Hayden Shelden chose military service as the path to get there, and it changed her in ways she never imagined.

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Students study Indigenous communities by cultivating native plants

Students study the history and culture of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe by tending a native plants garden field project in a new teaching space near the Stanford Dish.

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Faculty Senate discusses upcoming affirmative action decision

Members of the Faculty Senate on Thursday heard a presentation on affirmative action and voted to approve a reform of the fall quarter academic calendar to avoid future conflict with the first day of Autumn quarter classes and religious observances.

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Alumni panel marks 40th anniversary of ‘The Play’

The Stanford Historical Society recently convened Stanford and Berkeley alumni to recount the bizarre events surrounding the end of the 1982 Big Game – which has since become one of the most iconic plays in American college sports history.

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Portraits at Cantor bring visibility to trans communities

LJ Roberts’ solo exhibition of embroidered portraits at the Cantor Arts Center illustrates how politics, culture, and identity manifest in visible and subtle ways.

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Who was Lee Harvey Oswald?

New book by Hoover fellow recounts his experiences knowing JFK’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.

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Dams and food security

Analysis finds that dammed reservoirs could store more than 50% of the water needed to irrigate crops without depleting water stocks or encroaching on nature. The researchers caution against building new dams, however, and urge consideration of alternative storage solutions.

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COVID precautions during upcoming holiday breaks

Specific steps, including the bivalent booster and testing after travel and gatherings, can help protect community members against COVID-19. Free rapid test kits are available for faculty, staff, postdocs, and students.

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Stanford thanks veterans for their service

Every year on Veterans Day, the Stanford community pays tribute to those who answer the call to serve and protect the nation.

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