In a Monday roundtable discussion at Lathrop, Hannah Zimmerman ’21, New York’s youngest elected official, discussed her political journey and the 2018 midterm elections.
POLISCI 72: Policy, Politics, and the Presidency allows students to closely examine the campaign process following one of the most colorful election cycles in recent history.
Today, we have elected a tyrant. This is our fault. This is our burden. We did this, America. The votes have been tallied, the last states declared. There is no denying that this, the election of Donald J. Trump to the nation’s highest office, was what we, the people of the United States, wanted.
Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter for “Trump: The Art of the Deal,” visited Stanford last week to discuss his experiences working with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and the lasting impact of those experiences on his life.
With the 2016 election fast approaching, The Daily Show’s Michelle Wolf and Saturday Night Live’s (SNL) Michael Che took the stage at Cemex to perform stand-up routines that drew from political themes as well as broader social issues.
Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a speech on counter-terrorism at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) on Wednesday morning.
U.S. Senator Cory Booker ’91 M.A. ’92 of New Jersey returned to Stanford on Saturday to discuss his new book, United: Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good. The OpenXChange event also featured “Nightline” anchor Juju Chang ’87, who engaged the senator in a conversation about his experiences in public service and time at Stanford.
It is early evening on Nov. 17. In Room 120 of Stanford’s Old Union, a handful of students sit around a table, calling voters across the states of Iowa and Nevada. Scattered around the room are hand-painted rally signs made by students and bearing various slogans — “GET $ OUT OF POLITICS,” “STOP CLIMATE CHANGE,” “DEMILITARIZE THE POLICE.” One student hunches over his computer, saying into his phone, “Good evening, I’m a volunteer for Bernie Sanders’s campaign…”