Over the weekend of May 4th and 5th, tens of thousands of readers gathered in downtown Berkeley, California, for the long-awaited Bay Area Book Festival. Hundreds of authors and speakers shared words of wisdom with eager fans in crowded auditoriums, with a free outdoor fair of rows of white-tipped tents showcasing publishers, literary organizations, authors…
The announcement by YAF — a conservative youth group collaborating with the Stanford College Republicans (SCR) — follows weeks of controversy as SCR attempts to secure University funding.
While the book focuses on ten traits, Hennessy’s remarks centered around only four: humility, empathy, collaboration and storytelling. Hennessy shared several anecdotes from his tenure as University president.
Stanford affiliate Christine Blasey Ford has come forward as the author of a letter sent to Senator Dianne Feinstein ’55, the Washington Post reports. Ford’s letter, the contents of which became public Friday, accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a high school party in the early 1980s.
Earlier this summer at the Stanford Bookstore, Danielle Teller, a physician-turned-author, discussed her new young adult fiction novel, “All the Ever-Afters.” In the text, Teller reimagines the classic tale “Cinderella” by introducing Agnes, Cinderella’s “evil” stepmother, as the sole protagonist.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) presented its annual Turing Award to former Stanford President John Hennessy in honor of his work designing efficient computer architectures that advanced the microprocessing industry.
The Stanford Daily sat down with Maggie Stiefvater, the New York Times bestselling author of “The Raven Cycle,” “The Scorpio Races” and “The Shiver Trilogy.”
Renowned author Junot Díaz, creative writing professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), visited Stanford this week. The Daily spoke with Diaz shortly before his visit.