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To Dinesh D’Souza’s detractors: Don’t give him new ammunition

Today the Stanford College Republicans will be hosting notorious documentarian, author, and political commentator Dinesh D’Souza at the CEMEX Auditorium. His ostensible speaking topic will be “Fighting Censorship and Debunking Fake History.” Of course, D’Souza is an eminent authority on the latter, seeing as how he has regularly peddled false historical narratives and conspiracy theories in…

Graphic novelists Chris Ware and Marjane Satrapi discuss their work

Last Friday, the Stanford Storytelling Project and the Stanford Speakers Bureau brought graphic novelists Chris Ware (“Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth”) and Marjane Satrapi (“Persepolis”) to Cemex auditorium to talk about the nature of the graphic novel, as well as their writing processes. Ware and Satrapi have very different on-stage personalities. Ware is…