When I first came across Cory Booker’s Daily columns, part of me was prepared to be disillusioned by yet another politician. I came across the columns through a recent Daily article titled ‘Presidential hopeful’s intimate columns about race, homosexuality and groping incident resurface.’ With such a title, given the current political environment, his collegiate writing seemed liable to incriminate him in more than angsty musings on California weather or dining hall food.
The Bechtel International Center’s screenings of the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup draws community members from around the world interested in soccer to support a wide range of teams.
On Tuesday, Stanford College Republicans (SCR) hosted Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk and director of urban engagement Candace Owens for its final event of the year, titled “Make Stanford Great Again.” The lecture and question-and-answer session revolved largely around the stances listed on the event description:
On Thursday night at Cubberley Auditorium, long-time civil rights activist Angela Davis emphasized the importance of intersectionality in academia and activism Davis also advised students to continue fighting for social justice.
On Friday night, comedian and senior correspondent on The Daily Show Hasan Minhaj explained—through the vantage point of his own identity as a Muslim Indian-American—why Americans need not worry about refugees committing acts of terrorism.
In a Monday afternoon presentation on his new book, “Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet,” Varun Sivaram ’11 stressed current constraints on solar power and three types of innovation — financial innovation, technological innovation and systemic innovation — that he believes are key to sustaining solar energy’s rise to dominance.