The 1890s: Journalism innovation from the very start
On its very first day, Stanford had a newspaper. Since then, journalism has continued to thrive on campus.
President Jordan addresses the crowd at Opening Day, Oct 1, 1891, as Leland and Jane Stanford sit beneath portrait of Leland Jr. under the large archway.
The First Twenty-Five Years
To learn more about Stanford’s early years, Orrin L. Elliott, the first Registrar of Stanford, wrote a book chronicling the start of the university: “Stanford University: The First Twenty-Five Years.” Pages 200 to 206 discuss the roots of Stanford’s student publications.