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Hundreds of Stanford and local high school students rally for gun control

In the wake of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) in Parkland, Florida that left 17 students and faculty members dead, survivors of the shooting galvanized a national movement demanding gun reform. Exactly one month later, on Wednesday March 14, students at Stanford and in Palo Alto joined others around the country in a nationwide walkout for gun control.

Proud to be a freshman

After spending my senior year of high school milking every last drop of power from my upperclassmen rank, I was not looking forward to being demoted right back to square one as a freshman in college. Commonly characterized as young, hopeful and naive, I feel like freshman are often patronized, less respected and dismissed as…