The Citizenship Amendment Act is inherently discriminatory, and its supporters’ arguments lack historical and cultural depth. A recent article in The Stanford Review titled “Why Stanford protestors are wrong about India’s citizenship bill” argued that the premise of the recent Stanford protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was faulty and informed by false information.…
On Tuesday, former United Nations (UN) Secretary General Kofi Annan discussed topics ranging from the rise of illiberal democracies to the Syrian Civil War and the Rohingya Refugee Crisis in a panel discussion with Francis Fukuyama, senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI).
Research from Stanford’s Qi Lab and published in Nature Communications is honing in on a method of using gene-editing to further the fight against leukemia and potentially other cancers.
Former staffers: Name: James Hohmann Graduation year, major: 2009, history Current job: National political correspondent for The Washington Post and author of The Daily 202 newsletter. Previously, senior reporter at POLITICO for six years. Role at The Daily: Editor-in-chief, Vol. 231 Favorite Daily experience: Breaking stories that had a huge impact on the campus conversation. Putting…
Professor Stephan Graham, an energy resources and sedimentary geologist, who has been part of the Stanford faculty from 1980, has been appointed dean of Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.
At the end of April, SJP hosted a series of events that sought to increase education on campus surrounding the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Keller, formerly executive editor at The New York TImes, currently serves as editor-in-chief of the Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization dedicated to criminal justice.
Stockton's Police Chief Eric Jones has been overseeing a trust-building initiative his department and spoke with The Daily about changes within the city due to his department’s renewed efforts to improve its local relationships.
Alpha Chi Omega (AXO), a sorority recently invited to join the Stanford Inter-Sorority Council (ISC), will be recruiting new members and establishing a new chapter on campus in the first weeks of spring quarter.
Provost Persis Drell announced on Monday that Jennifer Widom, the Fletcher Jones Professor in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, will be dean of the School of Engineering starting Mar. 13. Widom will succeed Interim Dean Thomas Kenny, who took on the role after Drell was named Provost. In her 24-year career at Stanford, Widom has served as Computer…
Toyon Hall, an all-sophomore dorm on East Campus, will introduce a new residential program called Re-imagining the Sophomore Experience (RISE) next academic year. The program will focus on community building for second-year students.
Former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Sarah Bloom Raskin, who served under the Obama administration, shared her views on cyber attacks and financial security in a talk at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) on Wednesday. Raskin discussed the nature of the new security challenges that countries face in the digital age and proposed…
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen came to the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) on Thursday to hold a discussion on the economic outlook and conduct of monetary policy.
From Brexit to the rise of Marine Le Pen in France to Donald Trump’s election, the rise of populist movements has been at the center of international news in the past year. Stanford professors Francis Fukuyama and Josiah Ober say that technocrats’ mistakes in the past have led to the rise of populist movements.
“Sexual orientation doesn’t define who you are,” said Douglas Wilson, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs.
Stanford student groups collaboratively organized a dinner last week with Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-Atherton) and Carl Guardino, CEO and president of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG).
Stanford trustee Tom Steyer ’83, who gave the keynote speech for Stanford’s Energy Week this past Tuesday, talked with The Daily about the University's sustainability initiatives.
Stanford in Government, in collaboration with the Stanford Political Journal, hosted Congressman Dan Lipinski M.A. ’89 to speak on a wide variety of American politics topics this past Sunday.