“Silicon Valley is a one party state,” Palantir founder Peter Thiel ’89 said from the stage of Hauck Auditorium. “The other side doesn’t care for you and your side doesn’t care for you because they don’t need to.”
In the second talk of this year’s “What Matters to Me and Why” series in Old Union on Wednesday afternoon, Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and Dean of Stanford Law School M. Elizabeth Magill emphasized the importance of facts, the pursuit of knowledge and gratitude.
Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addressed an audience of over 500 at Stanford on Friday to discuss the critical — and at times difficult — relationship between technology and democracy.
“Bending the Arc” follows nonprofit Partners in Health as they seek to revolutionize how health care is provided for underserved communities in Haiti, Peru and other countries.
When Persis Drell became provost this February, senior Lily Zheng ’17 saw a unique opportunity to improve dialogue between students and administrators. She reached out to Drell to host an event on how to effect change at Stanford.
On May 14, 1948, in the small Tel Aviv Art Museum, the Jewish state of Israel declared its independence. The following day, Israel was attacked on all sides as the armies of Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq invaded. The intention of the five invading nations was clear. In the Egyptian newspaper “Akhbar al-YomAbd,” the Secretary-General of the…
To the editors: Yesterday the Daily reported that the Stanford Association of Students for Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP) held “informational” class sessions at the recent Parents’ Weekend, with the professed goal being (in the Daily’s words) “to inspire action and raise awareness.” One wonders how inspired the parents felt when they heard the sole faculty…
Stanford alumnus Miles Traer M.S. ’11 Ph.D. ’14 delivered a humorous and energetic lecture on Friday about the geology of the fictional world the book and TV series “Game of Thrones” inhabits. The lecture was part of a series of events celebrating the upcoming hundredth anniversary of the Branner Earth Sciences Library.