On Monday, the Hoover Institution held a roundtable discussion on China’s upcoming governance challenges in light of national demographic, technological and societal shifts.
On Tuesday, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) hosted “Populist Challenges to Democracy,” its first of three public symposia. The symposium panelists discussed reasons for the growth of populism around the world and emphasized the importance of institutional accountability.
Stanford College Republicans (SCR) President John Rice-Cameron ’20 has dropped the charges he previously filed against Melinda Hernandez ’21, SCR announced in a Facebook post made Monday night. Rice-Cameron had alleged that Hernandez pushed him during a White Plaza tabling event last Tuesday, and Hernandez was issued a citation for battery at the scene.
While the book focuses on ten traits, Hennessy’s remarks centered around only four: humility, empathy, collaboration and storytelling. Hennessy shared several anecdotes from his tenure as University president.
“Governance in an Emerging New World,” an initiative by the Hoover Institute, launched on Wednesday with aims to promote discussion and thinking on the challenges posed by rapid demographic, technological and societal changes on governance around the globe. The first panel in the series, moderated by Deputy Director-General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Kori Schake, considered these issues from the perspective of Russia.
On Friday afternoon, Brookings Institution demographer Bill Frey discussed his research regarding the millennial generation in the U.S. Frey said that the generation’s inclusivity-oriented political views, compared to prior generations, derives from its increased racial diversity.
An unconscious woman was found on the ground next to a University building around 4:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, according to an AlertSU report. She was initially unresponsive.
On Thursday night at Cubberley Auditorium, long-time civil rights activist Angela Davis emphasized the importance of intersectionality in academia and activism Davis also advised students to continue fighting for social justice.