Stanford University

college admissions scandal

“I Tested Into Stanford Through My Own Hard Work.” Just Kidding, Her Billionaire Parents Paid $6.5M.

In a video blog, Chinese student Yusi Zhao insisted she got there on her own merits.
Rex Santus
climate change

Arctic Warming Will Cost At Least $24 Trillion More Than We Thought, Study Finds

The economic losses of climate change, both past and future, are outlined in two new studies this week.
Becky Ferreira

People Rate Beer More Highly If They Think It's Made by a Man, Study Says

“There’s an assumption that your woman-made craft beer, screwdriver, or roof rack just won’t be as good.”
Bettina Makalintal
sexual assault

Brock Turner's Lawyer Tells Judge His Client Wanted 'Outercourse,' Not Intercourse

Brock Turner is appealing a court's decision to convict him for assaulting a Stanford University student in 2015.
Marie Solis
reddit misbehavior

One Percent of Subreddits Are Responsible for Most of the Raids on Reddit

A new study suggests that most of Reddit's drama is started by a small number of communities on the website.
Sarah Emerson

Regular weed smokers have 20 percent more sex, study says

Chelsey B. Coombs

Your Favorite Sandwich Filler Is Powered By Nature’s Finest Hydraulic System

Pacific bluefin tuna will help us make better boats and autonomous vehicles.
Jacob Dubé
Campus sexual assault

Stanford accused of once again mishandling sexual assault in lawsuit

Tess Owen

Students struggle to identify fake news — just like adults

Noah Kulwin

Google Glass Could Be a Social Gamechanger For Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Glasses equipped with artificial intelligence help people through social interactions.
Lisa Willemse
The VICE Guide to Right Now

California Is Passing a Law to Prevent Another Brock Turner Sentencing Controversy

The new law, which unanimously passed the California State Assembly Monday, would require prison time without parole for anyone convicted of raping an unconscious person.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Stanford's New Liquor Ban Is Already Controversial

The school is banning liquor at most campus parties for undergrads, but critics argue the ban ducks the real problem: rape culture in America.
VICE Staff