Established in 1995, the Multicultural Hall of Fame accepts alumni selected by the University’s Asian American Activities Center, Black Community Services Center, El Centro Chicano y Latino and Native American Cultural Center. This year’s event, held during Stanford’s 2018 Reunion Homecoming, honored Isidro D. Ortiz Ph.D. ’73, Colin Cloud Hampson ’91 and Srinija Srinivasan ’93 and the members of the 1968 Black Student Union (BSU).
The Stanford College Republicans (SCR) have submitted a Standard Grant application to the Undergraduate Senate to host Dinesh D’Souza, a far-right author and filmmaker, on campus on Jan. 16.
Cody Stocker ’17 reported this week that he had seen paid Facebook advertisements calling for Hamzeh Daoud ’20 to be fired from his Resident Assistant position. Three such ads can be found on the page See4Yourself, which also contains links to travel articles and pictures celebrating diversity in Israel.
In response to the recent developments concerning immigration and border control, a “Families Belong Together” rally — one of many nationwide — was held in Mountain View on June 30. People of many different ages and racial backgrounds attended the rally to protest the separation of migrant families at the U.S. border.
Student activist group the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) has released a petition calling on Google to pledge not to pursue any future contracts with the military, adding that until such a commitment is made, signatories will not pursue internships with the tech giant.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power addressed “Resisters in Dark Times” in her first talk on Wednesday evening as this year’s speaker for the Tanner Lectures on Human Values. Power shared the stories of activists in three difficult times in American history: the periods of Japanese internment, anti-communist hysteria, and the AIDS epidemic.
To honor both Día de los Muertos and Transgender Day of Remembrance, Stanford’s Nitery Experimental Theater (NExT) and JUST ART: Stanford Artist/Art Collective initiated the Marigold & Lavender Project, a week-long event that focuses on the intersection between the oppression of the Latinx and transgender communities.
If you believe what you see on the internet, outrage is one of the only things we have left to feel these days. The cycle goes like this: Someone somewhere has done something simply unforgivable and your Facebook feed is full of it. The news trickles down from the young and in-the-know to those well-intentioned…