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The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Best Global Universities’ Are Right In Bay Area’s Backyard

Do you want your kids to attend one of the world’s most prestigious universities? They won’t have to go far, according to the latest ‘Best Global Universities Ranking’ from U.S. News and World Report.

10/28/2014

Wide receiver Jordan Pratt #87 of the Stanford Cardinals makes a cut after catching a pass to score a 37-yard touchdown against cornerback Steven Nelson #2 of the Oregon State Beavers in the second quarter on October 25, 2014 at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto, California.   Stanford won 38-14.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Stanford Routs Oregon State 38-14

Kevin Hogan threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, Ty Montgomery returned a punt for a score and Stanford’s sporadic offense busted out of a season-long slump in a 38-14 rout of Oregon State on Saturday. The victory sets up a date with the sixth-ranked Ducks for first place in the Pac-12′s North Division.

10/26/2014

(Kevork Djansezian/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Would Raising Water Rates Make People Use Less In A Drought?

A group of researchers, that include some Stanford professors, have a theory that seems to be a no-brainer when it comes to making people use less water: increase the price.

10/24/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Stanford Water Policy Forum Draws Facebook COO; Keynote Speech From Gov. Brown

California’s water shortages are drawing the attention of Silicon Valley and Governor Jerry Brown who gave a keynote speech at Stanford’s New Directions For U.S. Water Policy forum.

10/20/2014

Stanford Cardinal Logo

Arizona State Rolls Past Stanford, 26-10

Mike Bercovici threw for 242 yards and a touchdown, Zane Gonzalez kicked four second-half field goals and No. 17 Arizona State cleared a big hurdle by running past No. 23 Stanford, 26-10 on Saturday night.

10/18/2014

Stanford Quake Research

Stanford Engineers Developing ‘Quake-Proof’ Home Construction Techniques

Stanford engineers have developed an earthquake-proof home they say can withstand an quake three times more powerful than the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

10/17/2014

Eric Cotton #80 of the Stanford Cardinal catches the ball in front of Sulaiman Hameed #37 of the Washington State Cougars and runs it in for a touchdown in the first quarter at Stanford Stadium on October 10, 2014. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hogan Throws 3 Touchdowns, No. 25 Stanford Defeats Washington State

Kevin Hogan threw for 284 yards and three touchdowns and No. 25 Stanford slowed down Connor Halliday and the Air Raid offense in a 34-17 victory over Washington State on Friday night.

10/10/2014

The logo of mobile app 'Snapchat' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. Hackers broke into Snapchat, the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online, tech news website TechCrunch has announced. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

200,000 Snapchat Photos Stolen, To Be Leaked Onto Same Website From Nude Celeb Hack ’4chan’

Hackers have intercepted around 200,000 private photos sent using the photo messaging app Snapchat on Thursday.

10/10/2014

Dr. William Esco Moerner (Stanford University Dept. of Chemistry_

Scientist From Stanford University Awarded Nobel Prize In Chemistry

For the third consecutive year, a researcher from Stanford is being awarded the top prize in science: the Nobel Prize. This time, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Nobel committee has put the spotlight on super-powered microscopes.

10/08/2014

Kevin Hogan #8 of the Standford Cardinal fumbles the ball out of bounds as he is hit by Cole Luke #36 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on October 4, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Golson Rallies Irish To 17-14 Win Over Stanford

Everett Golson threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Ben Koyack in the corner of the end zone with 61 seconds left as No. 9 Notre Dame overcame two turnovers and two bungled snaps on field goal attempts on a cold, rainy Saturday to beat No. 14 Stanford 17-14.

10/04/2014

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