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News: Conflict forces professor to quit grant post : Under Senate investigation, Schatzberg temporarily resigns
by The Stanford Daily Online: Top Headlines
Sep 23, 2008
“Psychiatry Prof. and Department Chair Alan Schatzberg has stepped down from his position as principal investigator on a federal research grant, following what has now been six months of Congressional scrutiny regarding the professor’s financial ties to the drug industry.”
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News: Police Blotter: Aug. 1 to 15, 2008
by The Stanford Daily Online: Top Headlines
Aug 22, 2008
“This report covers a selection of crimes reported from Aug. 1 to 15 as recorded in the Stanford Police Department Public Bulletin.”
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News: Researchers find risk in HIV drug: Nevirapine found to contribute to resistance weeks after administration
by The Stanford Daily Online: Top Headlines
Aug 22, 2008
“Stanford researchers have found that a common drug used to prevent transmission of the HIV virus from mothers to their children may actually spur drug-resistant forms of AIDS.”
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News: Prof. steps down after conflict: Under Senate investigation, Schatzberg leaves project
by The Stanford Daily Online: Top Headlines
Aug 14, 2008
“Psychiatry Prof. and Department Chair Alan Schatzberg has stepped down from his position as principal investigator on a federal research grant, following what has now been six months of Congressional scrutiny regarding the professor’s financial ties to the drug industry.”
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Intermission: “Transsiberian” showcases gorgeous Russian landscape, but that’s it
by The Stanford Daily Online: Top Headlines
Aug 14, 2008
““Transsiberian” follows the story of an American couple, who, on the train from Beijing to Moscow, get caught up in a drug-smuggling ring.”
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News: Marijuana pulled from preserve: 2,900 young pot plants found at Jasper Ridge
by The Stanford Daily Online: Top Headlines
Jul 17, 2008
“Staff at Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve — normally a refuge for native plants and animals — were surprised to find a certain plant growing on the land last month: marijuana.”
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News: Senator targets Schatzberg for conflict of interest: Psychiatry prof. questioned for ties to drug companies
by The Stanford Daily Online: Top Headlines
Jul 11, 2008
“Psychiatry Prof. Alan Schatzberg, a renowned and well-respected member of Stanford’s School of Medicine, has become the center of a Senate investigation into researchers who work on university campuses while also cooperating with drug companies and other outside corporations.”
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Interview: The Two Stevens
by The Stanford Review
Jun 11, 2008
“Steven Pressfield is the bestselling author of Gates of Fire, hailed by critics as an “epic of man and war.” He is a prolific author, having published eight books including the just-released Killing Rommel, set not in ancient times but in the deserts of North Africa, and is also a veteran of the Marine Corps.”
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Muslim Student Group Launches “Jihad” of Mixed Messages
by The Stanford Review
Feb 28, 2008
“Mobs flock to the streets of Khartoum calling for the death of a British schoolteacher. A Saudi woman is sentenced to 200 lashes for being unaccompanied by a male family member while the men who raped her receive a mere slap on the wrist.”
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News: Alert system set up for campus emergencies: Administrator describes Stanford’s security plan after shootings nationwide
by The Stanford Daily Online: Top Headlines
Feb 26, 2008
“Three students were killed at Louisiana Technical College on Feb.”
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