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ENDORSED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, EDMUND BROWN JR.

JAN 22 1973
(ENDORSED) FILED FEB 5 1973 O. PFEIFLE D. SOUZA Clerk 30941

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF

THE STANFORD DAILY


PUBLISHING CORPORATION
The undersigned do hereby associate themselves for the exclusive purpose of organizing and
operating a non-profit corporation for educational purposes.

FIRST: The name of this corporation is The Stanford Daily Publishing


Corporation.
SECOND: This corporation is organized pursuant to the General Non-Profit
Corporation Law of the State of California.

THIRD: The purposes for which this corporation is formed are:


1. The specific and primary purpose is to publish The Stanford Daily, a
newspaper, for the Stanford University community.
2. The general purposes are:
(a) To provide an educational opportunity to the Stanford University students
to gain journalistic writing, photographic and business experience at Stanford
University;
(b) To act as a major source of news relating to or otherwise of interest to the
Stanford University community.
(c) To maintain high standards of objectivity and fairness in the activities
listed above; specifically, news and opinions should be clearly separated and
persons having opinions conflicting with those published should be given
reasonable opportunity to reply in the Stanford Daily;
(d) To engage in such educational publishing activities that may from time to
time be recommended by the Editor-in-Chief and approved by the Board of
Directors; no such publication should be undertaken if it is reasonably
anticipated that it will result in a significant adverse effect on the The Stanford
Daily Publishing Corporation.
(e) To engage in any activities which are reasonably incidental to the above
mentioned purposes which may be recommended by either the Editor-in-Chief
or Business Manager and approved by the Board of Directors.
(f) To have and exercise all rights and powers now or hereafter conferred
under the laws of the State of California, subject, however, to the purposes
and provisions set forth in these Articles; and
(g) Notwithstanding any of the above statements of purposes and powers, this
corporation shall not, except to an insubstantial degree, engage in any
activities or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of the primary
purpose of this corporation.
ENDORSED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, EDMUND BROWN JR. JAN 22 1973
(ENDORSED) FILED FEB 5 1973 O. PFEIFLE D. SOUZA Clerk 30941

FOURTH: This Corporation is not organized, nor shall it be operated, for


pecuniary gain or profit, and it does not contemplate the distribution of gains,
profits, or dividends to the members thereof, and is organized solely for non-
profit purposes.

FIFTH: No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of


carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and
the corporation shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign,
including the publishing or distribution of statements, on behalf of any
candidate for public office.

SIXTH: Notwithstanding any other provision of these Articles of Incorporation,


the corporation shall be subject to the following limitations and restrictions:
(a) The corporation shall distribute its income for each taxable year at such
time and in such manner as not to become subject to the tax on undistributed
income imposed by the SS 4942 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, or
corresponding provisions of any subsequent federal tax laws.
(b) The corporation shall not engage in any act of self-dealing as defined in
SS4941(d) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, or corresponding provisions of
any subsequent federal tax laws.
(c) The corporation shall not retain any excess business holdings as defined in
SS4943(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, or corresponding provisions of
any subsequent federal tax laws.
(d) The corporation shall not make any investments in such manner as to
subject it to tax under SS4844 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, or
corresponding provisions of any subsequent federal tax laws.

SEVENTH: (a) The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to


educational purposes, and no part of the net income or assets of this
organization shall ever inure to the benefit of any director, officer or member
thereof or to the benefit of any private persons. Upon the dissolution or
winding up of the corporation, its assets remaining after payment of, or
provision for payment of, all debts and liabilities of this corporation, shall be
distributed to the Associated Students of Stanford University, a non-profit fund,
foundation, or corporation which is organized and operated exclusively for
educational or charitable purposes meeting the requirements for exemption
provided by SS214 of the Revenue and Taxation Code of the State of California,
and which has established its tax exempt status under SS501(c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code. If the Associated Students of Stanford University does
not then meet the requirements of SS214 of the Revenue and Taxation Code of
the State of California and as not established its tax exempt status under
SS501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, then said remaining assets shall be
distributed to a non-profit fund, foundation or corporation which is organized
ENDORSED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, EDMUND BROWN JR. JAN 22 1973
(ENDORSED) FILED FEB 5 1973 O. PFEIFLE D. SOUZA Clerk 30941

and operated exclusively for educational or charitable purposes meeting the


requirements for exemption provided by SS214 of the Revenue and Taxation
Code of the State of California, and which has established its tax exempt status
under SS501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
(b) If this corporation holds any assets in trust, or the corporation is formed for
charitable purposes, such assets shall be disposed of in such a manner as may
be directed by decree of the Superior Court of the County in which the
corporation has its principal office, upon petition therefor by the Attorney
General or by any person concerned in the liquidation, in a proceeding to which
the Attorney General is a party.

EIGHTH: The authorized number, if any, and qualifications of members of the


corporation, the filing of vacancies, the different classes of membership, if any,
the property, voting and other rights and privileges of members and their
liability to dues and assessments and the method of collection, and the
termination and transfer of membership shall be as stated in the By-Laws.
Provided, however, that if the voting, property or other rights or interests, or
any of them, be unequal, the By-Laws shall set forth the rule or rules by which
the respective voting, property or other rights or interests of each member or
class of members are fixed and determined.

NINTH: Members of this corporation are not personally liable for the debts,
liabilities or obligations of the corporation.

TENTH: The County is this State where the principal office for the transaction
of the business of the corporation is located is Santa Clara County.

ELEVENTH: The number of Directors of this corporation shall be nine (9). The
number of directors provided for herein may be changed as provided by law.
The names and addresses of the persons who are to act in the capacity of
directors until the selection of successors are:

Mr. William Battle


PO BOX 4367
Stanford, CA 94305

Mr. Stephan Bergren


1940 California St., Apt. #17
Mountain View, CA 94040

Ms. Diana Field


ENDORSED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, EDMUND BROWN JR. JAN 22 1973
(ENDORSED) FILED FEB 5 1973 O. PFEIFLE D. SOUZA Clerk 30941

529 Matadero, Apt. #1


Palo Alto, CA 94306

Charles Hoffman
220 Corto Madera
Portola Valley, CA 94025

Mr. James D. Wascher


PO BOX 3965
Stanford, CA 94305

Ms. Pat Newport


a/o Crown Zellerbach Corporation
1 Bush St.
San Francisco, CA