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    Stanford Police Chief Laura Wilson, '91

    Police Chief Laura WilsonOn Saturday, May 14, at 7:15 p.m., shots were fired in the Lagunita parking lot after a student event. The community was alerted in less than an hour, and while nobody was injured, the incident was shocking to many. We talked to Chief of Police Laura Wilson, '91, about the shooting and crime on campus.

    Last Saturday, shots were fired. Can you tell us where things stand with that? Do you suspect people from off campus?

    We've been doing a lot of follow-up on the case. We did recover a firearm in the grove area where two of the suspects were seen fleeing the car that was involved in the pursuit. And because of tips from the community we actually had someone provide us with a picture of the license plate of one of the cars—of the car we didn't have in custody. So [I was] real...

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    Posted by Ms. Summer Moore Batte on May 22 2011 12:27PM | 1 comments

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    Senior class president


    Commencement speakers. Full Moon on the Quad. "Pub" Night. Aria Florant, one of four senior class presidents this year, talks about all of the above--and more. Excerpts:


    You and the other senior class presidents polled your classmates about potential Commencement speakers. How many names did you suggest, and was U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, '86, at the top of your list?

    The class presidents have a lot less influence over Commencement speakers than most people think! We polled our class and cabinet, and actually didn't come up with Susan Rice. Not that she wouldn't have made the list, but just nobody suggested it or thought of it. We're super excited to have her. We were really jazzed about Cory Booker ['91, MBA '92, the mayor of Newark, N.J.].


    Why Cory Bo...

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    Posted by Ms. Karen Springen on Feb 23 2010 2:05PM | 0 comments