Tuesday marked the final meeting of the three-part book club centering on Chanel Miller’s memoir “Know My Name.” The book club, started by Lauryn Johnson ’22, welcomed womxn from across campus to engage in discussions, activities and an art project in order to learn more about sexual assault on college campuses and demonstrate support for Miller and other survivors.
“Our domestic political divisions are our greatest national security threat,” said Susan Rice ’86, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
As the University continues to work towards its commitments to environmentalism students remain at the forefront of the movement. The 2019 Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) report ranked Stanford at number 2 internationally, exemplifying the continued commitment to sustainability on campus.
Stanford Roots hosted their annual Harvest Festival on Friday, welcoming students to the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm in order to celebrate the land and promote sustainable agriculture on campus. Stanford Roots, formerly the Stanford Farmers, is a student-led organization that promotes community involvement through experiential learning and collaboration with the Farm.
"The first way to take a stand against sexual assault is to be educated,” Lauryn Johnson ’22 said, explaining the motivation for the Chanel Miller book club she created.
The Stanford Democrats and Stanford College Republicans squared off over U.S. gun policy on Wednesday night at Stanford in Government’s first campus debate of the year. The event, which was cosponsored by Stanford Debate Society, saw two of Stanford’s foremost political parties discuss gun legislation, with SCR supporting gun rights and the Democrats calling for greater gun control.
Thursday’s talk isn’t Power’s first at Stanford, though this time she was here to her recent memoir, “The Education of an Idealist.” The conversation, moderated by Maha Ibrahim ’92, focused on Power’s experiences as a war correspondent in Bosnia, her role on the National Security Council and her advice for aspiring activists.
At its 8th meeting, the 21st Undergraduate Senate discussed initiatives to improve Senator efficiency and accountability, affirmed their continued support for Chanel Miller and considered additions to student safety service 5-SURE. Senator Micheal Brown ’22 proposed a resolution to require minimum engagement standards for Senators as part of a push to enhance accountability and communication…
Alleged fraudster Igor Dvorskiy to plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy as part of Operation Varsity Blues, according to a plea agreement filed Tuesday in federal court.
“We have a responsibility to model respectful on-campus engagement,” Senator Micheal Brown ’22 stated at the meeting of the 21st ASSU on Tuesday night. The Senate discussed plans to improve accessibility and facilitate productive political dialogue on campus.
Announced in an email to participating students on Tuesday, Aug. 20, the decision was made after weeks of monitoring and consideration of the political situation and ongoing protests. It is unclear if BOSP will launch the program in fall 2020.
The Stanford College Republicans (SCR) and Stanford Debate Society (SDS) squared off in a heated debate over a potential nationwide ban of abortion at all stages of pregnancy.
In their first community conversation at Stanford Redwood City on Tuesday, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell provided updates on their long-range planning initiatives, including information regarding the General Use Permit (GUP) and ongoing budgeting and affordability measures.
The cause of the outage remains unclear. Stanford IT has not responded to The Daily’s request for comment.
Stanford students who appear to be of Asian descent have been targeted by an individual in a slew of racially charged remarks around White Plaza. Such incidents, which students have reported have been ongoing since Autumn 2018, have included at least one middle-aged man yelling racial epithets, both on foot and on bike, and using slurs aimed at Asian and Asian-American students.
The first meeting of the 2019-2020 Graduate Student Council (GSC) reflected on the year’s successes before looking to the future with elections of officer positions, announcements from R&DE regarding summer plans and a discussion of academic advisors and their role in the graduate school.
Attneave M.A. ’47 Ph.D. ’52 was a psychologist of mixed Lenni-Lenape and Scandinavian heritage who played a significant role in creating the field of Native American mental health.
Members of the Stanford community came together to celebrate the renaming of the Sally Ride in Stern Hall on Thursday evening. The residents of Sally Ride, recently renamed from Serra, welcomed University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell, members of the Stanford Native American community and Joyce and Bear Ride, the mother and sister…
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) passed two bills, one addressing the mental health crisis and the other seeking to tear down systemic barriers to course enrollment fees, at its meeting on Wednesday.