November 2023


Dear Diary: Sunny days in winter

Dear Diary,  The wind outside has become cold and biting, dark and worrisome. But I can’t feel it, not even the brittleness of my fingers that beg for warmth once they find solace in a…


Dear Boomer: Get a life!

Fifty years ago, I rode my Kawasaki from Portola Valley onto campus, usually squeaking into class just on time. While much has changed since then, one thing has remained constant: our humanness. We still search for meaning…


Emmit Pert to assume role of GSC deputy chair

Graduate Student Council co-chair Kristen Jackson, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in race, inequality, language and inclusion, announced that she would be stepping down as co-chair during the council’s Wednesday meeting.  “It’s been a pleasure working…


Exam proctoring study starts this winter

The Academic Integrity Working Group (AIWG) will begin reevaluating the University’s current honor code next winter through trial proctoring and studying the lack of student self-reporting for academic dishonesty.  The AIWG is part of the…