history

Separating fact from myth of 1903 anti-Jewish riot

Stanford historian Steven Zipperstein analyzes the impactful aftermath of the Kishinev pogrom, an anti-Jewish massacre in imperial Russia. Using new evidence, he sheds light on how the riot took place, separating fact from myth.

Algorithms reveal changes in stereotypes

New Stanford research shows that, over the past century, linguistic changes in gender and ethnic stereotypes correlated with major social movements and demographic changes in the U.S. Census data.

Students cultivate positive connection with land through new course

In a new course at the Stanford Educational Farm, students develop a positive relationship with the land through organic gardening while addressing the history of forced farm labor in the U.S. and its enduring, traumatic effects on communities of color.

The Stanford Daily celebrates 125 years

Fall 2017 marked 125 years since the foundation of The Stanford Daily, an independent, student-run paper reporting on the campus and community. Working on the paper helped launch journalism careers and created a community for staffers.