Emanuel Pleitez ’05, chief strategy officer at Los Angeles-based technology company Spokeo, is a candidate in the city’s mayoral race. With primaries scheduled for today, The Daily spoke with Pleitez about his motives in running for mayor, his platform and strategy and how his campaign has been influenced by his time at Stanford.
The No. 1 Cardinal (14-1-1, 8-0) faces a season-defining weekend as it heads to Los Angeles to play the University of Southern California (5-8-3, 2-4-2) Friday and No. 2 University of California Los Angeles (14-0-2, 7-0-1) Sunday. The matchup with the Bruins will be the pivotal match in Stanford’s season up to this point: losing will guarantee that it falls in the rankings, but winning will more or less assure a fourth-consecutive Pac-12 victory.
Between sketchy housemates and sorority sisters, my Facebook-stalking skills have become as finely tuned as those of the CIA. Too bad my penchant for pot-stirring cancels out any secret-finding ability with secret-telling. Perhaps investigative journalism will make a nice compromise, but that’s a different article. So, have you ever Facebook-stalked anyone?
Freshman guard Chasson Randle was the brightest star on a dark night for the Cardinal, tallying 16 points. As a whole, Stanford committed 22 costly turnovers that led to 28 points for UCLA.