Artist Dana Schutz spoke in conversation with Hamza Walker, director of nonprofit art space LAXART, on appropriation in the arts during the inaugural talk for the Komal Shah and Gaurav Garg Artist Conversation Series on Monday evening.
This week we are confronting once again the issues raised when controversial speakers are invited to campus by student groups.
What are they? Meme. The word itself sounds sort of droll, minted by pop culture people and certified by Merriam-Webster for our social media purposes. Memes pop up on our Instagram Explore, Twitter and perhaps Facebook feeds, and are characterized by having captions above or superimposed over photos from pop culture. What is it…
The recent debate over the role of the Hoover Institution at Stanford gives me a sense of deja vu.
Unlike last year, the organizers decided not to be formally affiliated with the National Women’s March this year in an effort toward inclusivity and in light of the controversies surrounding the organization.
A tweet containing the drawing was posted and deleted on Saturday, following Stanford’s national title victory in a five-set match (28-26, 22-25, 25-16, 15-25, 15-12) against Nebraska.
Drake has had a weird year. By any objective metric, the Canadian rapper/singer/pop giant, who needs no other introduction, has had one of the best years a pop star has had since the dawn of recorded music. He held the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for 16 of the 21 weeks…
On Oct. 2, the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) reintroduced the goals for its cabinet positions this year, with one of the positions being the newly created ASSU Director of Academic Freedom. Among the position’s stated goals is to work with University administration to ensure free exchange of ideas while making sure speakers invited by student groups uphold the Honor Code and Fundamental Standard.