Blackmon told The Daily that she will spend the next year pursuing personal “writing, speaking and business opportunities outside of Stanford.”
University leadership addressed some of the most pressing issues on campus at Thursday’s Faculty Senate, including the University’s decision to reject Chanel Miller’s choice of quote for the plaque at the site of her 2015 sexual assault — a decision which Drell has defended amid student petitions and a unanimous Faculty Senate vote in support of Miller’s quote.
Tuesday saw the conclusion of the Ethics, Policy & Governance conference, a two-day event that featured dozens of discussions on the implications of artificial intelligence (AI) for a range of industries and disciplines.
The Senate’s decision followed impassioned speeches in support of the resolution by ASSU President Erica Scott ’20 and comparative literature professor David Palumbo-Liu, as well as a measured defense of the University’s decision from Provost Persis Drell.
In its first meeting of the year, the Stanford Faculty Senate discussed how to best improve inclusion and accessibility within the student body with ASSU executives Erica Scott ’20 and Isaiah Drummond ’20.
The brief, filed Friday, argues that ending DACA would unfairly force program participants to choose between “withdrawing to the margins of our society and national economy or returning to countries that they have never called home.”
While he stands by his Instagram statement, Abrahm DeVine ’19 also told The Daily that his expulsion came after he drank at a Team USA swim meet instead of showing up to support his teammates who were competing, a violation of the National Team’s Honor Code.
Three Hoover affiliates spoke of the threat posed by Russia, China, and Iran on US interests and liberal values in front of a packed Traitel Auditorium. They emphasized the need for a sense of national unity as essential for an effective US foreign policy.