Students are less willing to listen to the opinions that irk us, and when we do, we respond by drowning them out in self-righteous indignation. What might Pearl have written, I wonder, in the wake of such momentous changes and ingrained polarization? What can we do to honor his legacy?
I could not believe my friend had donned a bro-tank for the Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert, an annual performance held in honor of the Stanford-graduate-turned-journalist slain in Pakistan while investigating the supposed connection between Al-Qaeda and “shoe bomber” Richard Reid.
As the ASSU Undergraduate Senate prepares to discuss for the third straight week a bill put forward by Students for Palestinian Equal Rights (SPER) supporting selective divestment from Israel, SPER and the Stanford Israel Alliance (SIA) have both received outside statements of support from prominent individuals, including Nobel Prize winners and congressmen.
As Homecoming Weekend begins, we took a look through our archives to find the top headlines from the last six decades.
Kathleen Chaykowski ’13, current editor in chief of The Stanford Daily, has been awarded the 2012 Daniel Pearl Memorial Journalism Internship, which funds an internship in a foreign bureau of The Wall Street Journal.
Alexandra Wexler M.A. ’11 has been awarded the 2011 Daniel Pearl memorial journalism internship, which funds a summer internship in a foreign bureau of The Wall Street Journal.
CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer and CNN senior producer David Bohrman ‘76 spoke to Stanford students and community members in the fifth annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture in Dinkelspiel Auditorium on Sunday night. Entitled “The War on Terror: From the Headlines to the Back Pages,” the talk focused on the progression in America’s focus from terrorism to the Iraq war to the economy over the past 10 years.
Zodda and McDevitt will have the complicated task of singing the soprano and alto parts while simultaneously “playing” the iPhones that take up the customary organ and bass parts.