November 22, 1963 was an important day for our generation, even though it was three decades before many of us were born. On that day, John F. Kennedy was assassinated. I say this with no regard for party or policy, but with every regard for hope and inspiration. The youngest president ever elected (but so…
We’ve set a standard for each other where the ideal Stanfordian has a 4.0, is president of her club, works out every day and is still leisurely and stress free. Yet, this standard is attainable by no one.
There is a better way to reform primaries to encourage more moderate candidates: the jungle primary. In the end, however, the real answer lies with you and me.
Student fees are incredibly important to Stanford’s vibrant community. Yet the rules that govern student fees are read by few and understood by fewer.
Unlike with their domestic agenda, presidents need not rely on a dismally uninformed populace for guidance. Now they are torn between America’s tradition of isolationism and the demands of an increasingly connected world.
We can do better and we should do better: We’re no longer in 1935 or 1965; Social Security and Medicare need to be updated. Our entitlement programs should fit the times we live in.
Before we can have an educated discussion about security and liberty, we need transparency.
We should be expanding access to voting, not restricting it, especially not for partisan gain.