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How do we deal with discrimination based on looks?

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The current issue of Stanford magazine features a cover story on The Beauty Bias, a new book by Deborah Rhode, the Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law. In the article, Rhode says, "Prejudice based on appearance is the last bastion of socially and legally acceptable bigotry."

GSB study calls for sheltering-in-place in a nuclear attack

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Using Washington, D.C., as a model, GSB experts concluded that in the event of a nuclear detonation people in metropolitan areas are better off sheltering-in-place in basements for 12 to 24 hours rather than trying to evacuate immediately, unless a lengthy warning period is provided.

BeWell@Stanford: Luskin talks about managing stress

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Think stress is an inevitable part of life at Stanford? Think again, say BeWell@Stanford and Fred Luskin, head of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects. Luskin offers some simple tips that can make a difference in reducing daily stress. Among his tips? Take time throughout the day to breathe slowly and deeply for 20 seconds.

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  • Planning an event? Go green: If you are planning an event, you might want to consult the "Greening Events at Stanford" guide. The guide presents choices to help you meet sustainability objectives. You also can link to the guide from the new fall issue of Cardinal Green, published by the Office of Sustainability. This issue covers such news as the opening of the first regional heat exchange station.
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Last weekend, JOHN DUNNING's No. 1-ranked women's volleyball team made history . . .

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