Tag: Stanford

  • Ransomware group threatens to leak Stanford police data

    Notorious ransomware gang ‘Akira’ listed Stanford University on the darknet as the target of a ransomware attack on Friday morning. Screenshots of the listing were shared on other parts of the internet, including the r/stanford subreddit and on X (formerly Twitter) by cyber risk analyst Brett Callow.  University spokesperson Luisa Rapport confirmed “this is the…

  • Stanford Graduate Workers Union introduces controversial statement on Israel-Gaza conflict at first meeting

    Stanford Graduate Workers Union (SGWU) held their first meeting Wednesday, presenting their bargaining platform to members ahead of their presentation to the University next Friday. Members expressed disagreement over a statement that expressed solidarity with Palestinian Trade Unions and called for University divestment from Israel. “This is not something that’s just happening here at Stanford. This…

  • Stanford public safety department hacked, networks temporarily down

    Hackers breached the Stanford University Department of Public Safety’s (SUDPS) firewall, potentially compromising their network and data earlier this year. Although the extent of the breach is unclear, University spokesperson Dee Mostofi wrote in a statement to The Daily that based on the University’s investigation, “to date, there is no indication that the incident affected…

  • Press Play: What do Stanford students and DJs prefer in party music?

    ‘Press Play’ is a column that seeks to spotlight people of Stanford and the collections of songs that power them through their days. Each installation will feature different Stanford students, faculty members or affiliates, and highlight a playlist that is meaningful to them and their experiences on the Farm. From Eurotrash to nights at Enchanted…

  • Stanford party apps hit the scene

    A year after “Stanford Hates Fun” swept campus, bringing the suspension of the Tree and the election of the current ASSU executives on a fun oriented platform in its wake, the movement to foster a freer and more lively campus culture has inspired Stanford’s latest round of startups: party apps.  Two apps — Wristband and…

  • Stanford Med awarded $14 million to establish maternal health program

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) named Stanford Medicine one of ten national Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence in August, awarding the department of obstetrics and gynecology a $14 million grant to span seven years for their new initiative, PRIHSM (PReventing Inequities in Hemorrhage-related Severe Maternal morbidity).  PRIHSM will establish a center focused on…

  • Stanford suspended a lecturer for ‘identity-based targeting.’ Here’s what students say happened.

    Ameer Hasan Loggins, a non-faculty instructor of COLLEGE 101, is “not currently teaching” after being reported for “identity-based targeting of students,” according to an Oct. 11 University statement. The report was over two class sections on Oct. 10. The “identity-based targeting” and its relationship to the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict were covered in news reports in…

  • Lucky Friday the 13th: Stanford pulls off 29-0 comeback against Colorado

    Stanford football (2-4, 1-3 Pac-12) delivered a come-from-behind victory against the Colorado Buffaloes (4-3, 1-3 Pac-12) in a double overtime matchup in Boulder. Stanford fans witnessed history be made as the Cardinal recorded the largest comeback in program history. Conference play is proving to be more difficult for Colorado than head coach Deion “Coach Prime”…

  • Stanford Film Study: Pin and Pull

    Only five games into the Troy Taylor era, it is evident to Stanford football fans that the offense was completely remodeled. The designed quarterback run is now a greater part of Stanford’s offense than anytime before in the last 15 years.  This edition of Stanford Film Study will review one of Taylor’s most used run…

  • ‘Why deal with someone who can’t be trusted?’: Stanford political experts on the fall of Kevin McCarthy

    Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-20) was ousted as speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives in a historic Tuesday vote, a move that Stanford political experts worry will further destabilize the Republican party and negatively impact bipartisanship. McCarthy’s rapid fall after years of House Republican leadership demonstrate Washington’s deteriorating ability to govern the nation, experts said. They…