More than two decades ago, then-Stanford undergraduate Julián Castro ’96 could not hide his disdain for his peers’ indifference to politics. In an op-ed he penned for The Daily, the ambitious young Latino described his experience of watching students who hesitated to sign his petition to run for Undergraduate Senate.
Students in a new Stanford Law School (SLS) practicum being offered this quarter, LAW 806L, will study alcohol use on college campuses with the end goal of proposing new University policies to Vice Provost of Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole.
To be frank, most Cuban policy is dictated by Cuban-Americans in Congress. After all, Cuba is now a politically non-influential country that gets disproportionate U.S. attention. As the older group fades out, the younger Cuban-American population should begin to dominate the political discussion about Cuba; this is the most direct path to the Cuban democracy we seek.