Stanford University has recently been in the news for two things. The first dates back to March, with a sexual assault case involving a guy named Brock Turner, who blamed his decision to assault an unconscious woman on “alcohol” and “party culture.”
When Washington University announced earlier this year that it would be attempting to increase the amount of Pell Grant-eligible students to 13 percent by 2020, the administration signaled a continuing commitment to expanding socioeconomic diversity on campus. Recently, however, Stanford University announced that it would be providing free tuition to families whose yearly income is less than $125,000.
As any loyal Student Life reader may have noticed, an article was published in last week’s Forum section discussing Washington University’s recent ranking as the 13th most stressful school in America, according to The Daily Beast. It’s easy to take this ranking at face value, but let’s see what fellow Wash. U. students and students from other top-ranked schools have to say about their respective positions on this list.
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