As Councilors enjoyed a Thanksgiving dinner in their last meeting before the break, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) and Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) rebranding project and the most recent food pantry pop-up.
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.
After months of debate over potential solutions to combat graduate food insecurity, the first Graduate Student Council (GSC) meeting of the academic year included reflection on recent developments the Council has supported. From a pilot program for a popup food bank to changes to Stanford dining policies, the Council discussed progress made and plans to…
The College Board announced its plans to drop the much-criticized “adversity score” — a single number representing high school and neighborhood information — on August 27. The change was one of several updates to the Board’s “Landscape” dashboard, which seeks to provide consistent data about students’ environments to contextualize outcomes and opportunities.
Debates over potential solutions to combat graduate student food insecurity dominated the Graduate Student Council (GSC) meeting on Wednesday night.
Stanford administrators criticized the Stanford College Republicans (SCR) upcoming event “Yes, America is a Judeo-Christian Nation” — featuring conservative author Andrew Klavan — in a Monday night Notes from The Quad blog post, citing concern over Klavan’s fostering of anti-Muslim sentiments, as well as SCR’s “publicity tactics that have targeted Muslim students.”
Amid Palestine Awareness Week, the cartoons of incoming speaker and political artist Eli Valley — posted last week in dorms and common spaces — have elicited widespread debate about community standards and the presence of anti-Semitism on campus. The flyers were posted and later voluntarily removed by Stanford Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and…
The final meeting of the 2018-2019 Graduate Student Council (GSC) reflected on the past year while keeping an eye to the future. The Council approved a non-binding resolution on graduate student healthcare affordability, continuing year-long advocacy efforts to improve graduate student health and mental health, as well as discussed the role of the Stanford University…
William J. Burns’ achievements in his 33-year career in the Foreign Service place him on “a very short list of American diplomatic legends,” according to former Secretary of State John Kerry.
Conducting secret talks to convince leaders to “get out of the business of terrorism,” enduring nine-hour meetings with foreign dignitaries as a symbol of bladder and policy persistence, 2 a.m. meetings with world leaders wearing shirts printed with pictures of dead African leaders — these are the highs and lows of American diplomacy, Ambassador William…
Miscommunication and confusion have characterized the staff selection process this year, largely as a result of the new changes, students say.
After lengthy discussion, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) decided against extending an exception to The Stanford Daily to receive late funding on Wednesday evening.
The Daily sat down with five student entrepreneurs to discuss the companies they’ve started and the role of the Stanford community in their work.
Stanford Women in Design (SWID) hosted its second-annual conference n the d.school from Nov. 15-16. The 2018 conference focused on the topic of Navigating Design.
Valerie Jarrett ‘78, former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, spoke about her college life and her career — from practicing law, to working in nonprofits, to working in federal government — during a visit to the Black Community Services Center on Friday. Stanford students and alums alike gathered to hear Jarrett answer questions from Henry Washington, Jr., a second-year Ph.D. student in the interdisciplinary program in Modern Thought and Language.