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Official statement from the three Black undergraduate senators on the Stanford noose incident

We are pleased to announce that the “Resolution to Condemn the Noose Incident and Urge Further Action From Administration” (UGS – S2019 – 6) has passed the Undergraduate Senate with a unanimous vote of 11-0, with four abstentions due to limited communication. Following the passing of this resolution, we, senators Alimire, Brown and Hopkins, the…

Former Obama advisor discusses college life and career at BCSC

Valerie Jarrett ‘78, former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, spoke about her college life and her career — from practicing law, to working in nonprofits, to working in federal government — during a visit to the Black Community Services Center on Friday. Stanford students and alums alike gathered to hear Jarrett answer questions from Henry Washington, Jr., a second-year Ph.D. student in the interdisciplinary program in Modern Thought and Language.

Break barriers through teaching

This year is a big one for our country. As we choose our new leader, we’ll prepare to say goodbye to our current Commander in Chief. This cycle is nothing new – but the legacy this particular president will leave behind represents a historic first for our country. If you ask today’s kindergarteners to describe…

A new formation

Twenty-first century humans often discuss the phenomenon of “breaking the internet,” be it Kim K’s butt on the cover of Paper magazine, the ice bucket challenge, or the gold/white/blue/black dress. Beyoncé’s new song, “Formation,” released on YouTube and Tidal on Feb. 6, a day before her Super Bowl halftime performance (what would have been the day…