Members from the Stanford Students for Palestinian Equal Rights (SPER) and others formed a sit-down blockade starting at noon.
Examining the culture of campus activism and its relationship with the rest of the student body is equally important when discussing why students don’t engage more with activist collectives at Stanford.
Increasing the courses that incorporate identity and privilege into their syllabi is not a radical act – it is one that allows all Stanford students truly equal access to this university.
The Editorial Board suggests to readers that they do more than sign a petition if they want to bring about change.
Fadi Quran, a person of tremendous courage and wisdom, a 2010 Stanford graduate, my friend and the friend of many others at our University, a Palestinian dedicated to the struggle for justice and human dignity, a man absolutely committed in theory and practice to nonviolence, appeared Friday in an Internet video, his face discolored and bruised, being beaten, handcuffed and dragged by soldiers in the course of a demonstration in Hebron.
Students, professors and community members packed into Cemex Auditorium on Thursday night to hear Gloria Steinem discuss the future of the feminist movement and to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Ms. Magazine.
I went through a huge life realization this past week. Maybe it’s because I’m a senior, and it’s about time I made big life realizations or else I’d be a bit screwed. Or maybe it’s because of this column, which has made me really think about my life. Or maybe it was because this past week was Transgender Awareness Week, where I met so many big figures in the transgender rights movement, and I thought about my own role in the trans community and what I can do for a movement that’s 30 years behind the LGB movement. Or maybe I wanted to procrastinate from doing my CS106A homework.