A young Chicana was photographed mid-scream holding up a copy of La Raza, the East L.A. newspaper that chronicled the Chicano Movement of the 1970s. It read, “La Raza Raided: Editor, Staff, Imprisoned.” The Autry Museum of the American West had on display a collection of photographs by La Raza staff. Among other things, photographers…
“The Last Supper of Chicano Heroes” (1988) by José Burciaga is one of Stanford’s most controversial murals. Its critics have raised a fuss over Burciaga’s choice to have socialist revolutionary Che Guevara depicted as a hero despite the atrocities he committed against Cubans during Fidel Castro’s rise to power. Residents of the Chicano/Latino theme dorm…
I’m taking an introductory science course right now. Much to my chagrin, I am reaffirming that I have no interest in studying science for a living. And I have been able to learn this because the class brings in speakers from across the sciences who are each modeling how people frame questions and communicate answers…
The debate over Western culture at Stanford did not start in the 1980s. It began in 1968 with the call for two curricula, Structured Liberal Education (SLE) and the program in African and African-American Studies (AAAS). Students have criticized SLE because it purports to study universal human questions while focusing primarily on European thinkers. Conversely,…
As it enters a new school year, CAPS will increase its number of staff, satellite locations and alternatives to one-on-one therapy sessions, among many other initiatives.
As the first Chicano poet laureate of the United States. Juan Felipe Herrera M.A. ’80 says his art informs his activism.
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) approved special fees at its last meetings. GSC members also discussed developing a housing affordability survey and set Mar. 1 as the date for their elections information session.
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) received an update on a project for new graduate housing in its latest meeting.
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) approved a joint resolution against the Trump administration’s travel restrictions and discussed changes to the special fees application process. Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Ron Albucher also presented on expanded after-hours mental health coverage.
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has served on the Supreme Court for over two decades, where she has been an advocate for women’s rights and equality under the law. On her most recent visit to Stanford, Justice Ginsburg delivered the “Rathbun Lecture on a Meaningful Life” as the 2017 Rathbun Visiting Fellow, a yearly program coordinated by the Office for Religious Life. The Stanford Daily sat down with Justice Ginsburg for her thoughts on gender equality, the justice system, and societal progress shortly before her lecture.
A packed meeting of graduate student activists discussed admissions, diversity, and more.
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) announced dates for upcoming information sessions on finding off-campus graduate housing and approved the appointment of a new Nominations Commission (NomCom) at its first meeting of the quarter. The council also discussed if the NomCom had the authority to nominate graduate students’ spouses to the Graduate Housing Advisory Committee (GHAC).
The Daily interviewed journalist Joann Lublin about her new book on successful women business leaders.
The Vice Provost of Graduate Education ‘s (VPGE) Diversity Innovation Funds (DIF) program is accepting applications until Thursday from graduate students interested in planning projects that advance the goal of increasing diversity in the graduate community.
The Daily sits down with Education graduate student Nidia Ruedas-Gracia in the Glamorous Grad profile series.
The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) announced a new fellowship program targeting applicants with strong ties to the Midwest.
In their first meeting of the academic year, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed several issues affecting the graduate student body, as well as endorsing a ballot initiative to raise the sales tax in Santa Clara County. The council also heard funding requests from several student groups.
Maria Birukova, a fourth-year graduate student in the M.D./Ph.D. program at the Stanford School of Medicine, died on Sept. 18 in a climbing accident.
In this edition of Glam Grads, The Daily talked with third-year Ph.D. candidate in modern thought and literature (MTL) Jonathan Leal about his work at the intersection of minority literatures and popular music, with a focus on African American and Chicana/o aesthetic practices.
Joseph Keller, professor emeritus of mathematics and mechanical engineering, died at his home in Palo Alto from kidney cancer on Sept. 7 at 93 years old. Best known for his Geometrical Theory of Diffraction, Keller devised solutions to problems in the sciences and engineering.
The suit names the University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Pacific-12 Conference (Pac-12) as defendants and covers Stanford football players active between 1959 and 2010.
On May 24, over 50 attendees participated in “Policy and the Path to Justice,” a discussion held by the Stanford NAACP and Stanford in Government (SIG), focusing on policies within the United States affecting black lives.
Despite the relocation of Stanford’s Art and Art History Department to the McMurtry Building in 2015, access to popular art courses and exhibition spaces remains limited for students. In response, the department plans to increase course offerings, but must continue to prioritize exhibition spaces for students within the department.
COMPMED 80N: “Introduction to Animal Behavior” offers students the opportunity to participate in a student-led interactive discussion while thinking critically about how each animal’s niche, or place in the world, is a function of its behavior.