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Back to the roots: Students celebrate Harvest Festival

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.

Stanford Democrats, College Republicans dispute gun policy in campus debate

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.

‘Romance and Putin’: Samantha Power talks new memoir, ‘The Education of an Idealist’

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.

Senate speaks standards, solidarity, and student safety

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…