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2012 Republican National Convention: Day 3

Stanford’s Condoleezza Rice Backs Out Of Rutgers Commencement After Protests

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has backed out of delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University following protests by some faculty and students over her role in the Iraq War.

05/03/2014

Sandra Bullock in "Gravity" (credit: Warner Bros)

Author, Stanford Graduate Sues Warner Bros. Over Profits From Hit Film ‘Gravity’

Author Tess Gerritsen has sued Warner Bros. claiming the studio owes her millions in profits from the Oscar-winning hit film “Gravity.”

05/02/2014

A sperm cell attempts to penetrate an ovum coat to fertilize it. (Wikimedia Commons)

Could Stanford Lab-Created Sperm Eliminate Need For Live Male In Reproduction?

Stanford researchers report they are a step closer to helping men overcome the most common factor of male infertility, at the same time potentially eliminating the need for a live male to reproduce.

05/02/2014

Barry Bonds seen during the 2002 World Series

9 Most Crushing ‘#Beat LA’ Fails In NorCal Sports History

The Sharks have blown a three game lead in the opening round of the NHL playoffs and are on the verge of a nearly unprecedented collapse should they lose game seven of their series with the Los Angeles Kings. Would the most demoralizing loss in the history of the NorCal-SoCal sports rivalry? Hardly. Here are our picks, of the hardest losses to forget.

04/29/2014

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3 Minor Earthquakes Strike Near Stanford Overnight

The USGS reports that a pair of very small earthquakes hit near the Santa Clara-San Mateo County borders overnight.

04/24/2014

Jailem Sidhu survived brain surgery at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital. (CBS)

Boy Nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ By Friends Survives Brain Surgery In Bay Area Hospital

A boy nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ is heading home after life-saving brain surgery at a Bay Area hospital.

04/16/2014

Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Stanford Cardinal (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike Selected With Top Pick In WNBA Draft

Chiney Ogwumike was selected No. 1 by the Connecticut Sun in the WNBA draft Monday night. Ogwumike joined her sister Nneka, drafted by Los Angeles in 2012, as the only siblings to be chosen first in the WNBA.

04/14/2014

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 06: A general view in the second half of the game between Connecticut Huskies and Stanford Cardinal during the NCAA Women's Final Four semifinal at Bridgestone Arena on April 6, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Stanford Women Fall To UConn In Final Four

The Connecticut Huskies are back in a very familiar position, undefeated and playing for a national championship.

04/06/2014

Chiney Ogwumike of the Stanford Cardinal. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Stanford Women Heading To Final Four After Win Over Carolina

Chiney Ogwumike is carrying her team to Music City and one last Final Four she planned for all along, going for 20 points and 10 rebounds as second-seeded Stanford beat North Carolina 74-65 on Tuesday night in the regional final on the Cardinal’s home floor.

04/01/2014

California v Stanford

Stanford Football Coach Questions Unionizing College Athletes

Stanford coach David Shaw is questioning what’s behind the union movement by Northwestern football players, saying everything they are asking for is already being provided by most universities.

03/31/2014

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