On this day in Stanford history: April 5 April 4, 2018 0 Comments Share tweet Brian Contreras Desk Editor By: Brian Contreras | Desk Editor The feature “On this day in Stanford history” details events that occurred on the same date in past years at Stanford. According to The Stanford Daily’s archives, on April 5 in…. 1904: The Daily reported that rents on both student dormitories — Encina and Roble Hall — would be raised next quarter. The most expensive rate was for a men’s single, which went from $7 to $8 per month. 1918: Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur spoke to students about the Great War during an ROTC rally in Encina Hall. “We must look this war square in the face,” he urged. 1923: “ORDER FORBIDS DOGS TO ATTEND CLASSES,” an all-caps Daily headline announces. 1939: The Daily reported that Spanish general and military dictator Francisco Franco had ordered the demobilization of civil war forces within 90 days. 1956: As representatives from 60 colleges and universities descended on the Oregon State campus for a Model United Nations conference, a 15-person delegation of Stanford students prepared to represent Israel in mock negotiations on topics like Cyprus and tensions in the Middle East. 1957: After the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) requested that Stanford include a non-discrimination clause in its property contracts, University administrators stated that they did not condone discrimination but felt the specific inclusion of such clauses unnecessary. 1968: The front page of The Daily announced the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., “father of nonviolence in the American Civil Rights movement.” King was 39. 1979: The Daily reported that Tresidder Union would begin selling beer and wine to students, including at Coffeehouse (CoHo). 1989: The University published a report examining “underlying, subtle racial tensions [that had been] plaguing Stanford for decades.” Recommended solutions included doubling the number of minority Ph.D. graduates, hiring 30 new minority faculty members and funding more scholarships and grants for minority students. 2005: After Stanford discovered that 41 Graduate School of Business applicants hacked into the admissions results ahead of the decision release to see whether they’d been admitted, the GSB dean announced that none of them had been. Contact Brian Contreras at brianc42 ‘at’ stanford.edu. 5th admitted alcohol April 5 archival Archives assassination beer civil rights Civil War class clause Coffeehouse CoHo Cyprus debate demobilization discrimination dogs dormitories dorms Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur Encina Hall faculty forces Fransisco Franco general Graduate School of Business grants Great War GSB hack hackers hacking headline hiring HISTORY Israel Martin Luther King Jr. men's single Middle East minorities minority MLK model UN Model United Nations MUN NAACP National Association for the Advancement of Colored People non-discrimination nonviolence on this day Oregon State Ph.D graduates property contracts racial tensions racism report Roble Hall ROTC Scholarships social justice spain spanish Stanford student dorms Tressider Union troops university wine 2018-04-04 Brian Contreras April 4, 2018 0 Comments Share tweet Subscribe Click here to subscribe to our daily newsletter of top headlines.