The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) has filed a lawsuit in Northern California U.S. District Court against Palo Alto technology company VMware for discriminatory employment that violates state and federal laws.
“Don’t protect your past,” said Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, to her audience in CEMEX Auditorium on Tuesday. “Don’t define yourself as a product.”
Rometty, who also serves as chairwoman and president of IBM, was invited by the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) as a part of their View From The Top student-run speaker series. View From the Top brings in global leaders to share perspectives on leadership, careers and core values.
The Daily sat down with former mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa, who is one of the Democratic candidates running for governor of California, to chat about why he thinks “politics is broken” and what Stanford students can do to help fix it.
In a statement released Tuesday morning, Stanford denounced the Trump administration’s “shameful” decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has protected about 800,000 young adult undocumented immigrants from deportation to date.
University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne declined to officially declare Stanford a “sanctuary campus” in a Thursday meeting with a coalition of students and campus workers pushing Stanford to take a stronger stance in defense of undocumented community members.
Super Tuesday columnists Matthew Cohen ’18 and Johnathan Bowes ’15 debate the legality of Obama’s executive action on immigration reform in reference to the recent lawsuit. Cohen argues for its necessity while Bowes claims it is unconstitutional.