As a long time friend and supporter of the Silicon Valley Archive, since an initial mid 1980’s research visit to interview its founder, innovative librarian, Henry Lowood, as part of an NSF sponsored study of the entrepreneurial university, with Stanford as a strategic research site, I would like to pushback against violating the ‘quasi-sacred space’ of Green Library’ east wing, a “…calm refuge” for reflection.
The Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim claimed that many musicals are failures because “their authors are blinded by the attractiveness of the source material,” but “they never ask themselves what music will do for the story that hasn’t already been accomplished by the original author.” Sondheim calls these works “why” musicals, because there’s no reason why…
On Thursday, Emory University history professor Mark Ravina ’88 Ph.D. ’91 gave a keynote lecture exploring the development of Japanese nationalism in a global context.
On Thursday, the Stanford Historical Society and Roble resident fellows Jeffrey Ball and Becky Bull hosted a discussion on Roble’s history of equality and diversity, to celebrate the dorm’s centennial anniversary.
Now the first Native Tree, Brown hopes to use his platform to showcase his heritage and reclaim Stanford’s fraught history with the Indian mascot. He sat down with The Daily to discuss performing his first games as Tree, designing his own costume and advocating for Native issues.
The Autry Museum of the American West, located northwest of Hollywood in Griffith Park and right across from the LA Zoo, offers something for anyone interested in the American West. Visitors will be surprised by the museum’s breadth and its expansive offerings, which span from contemporary art to native and activist art. Someone expecting to…
Stanford will rename the Serra freshman dorm and Serra House, two campus buildings honoring California mission system founder Father Junipero Serra, who has drawn sharp criticism for his mistreatment of Native Americans.
Stanford will also seek to rename Serra Mall, pending the approval of Santa Clara County and the U.S. Postal Service. This would change the University’s official address, which is currently 450 Serra Mall. If approved, Serra Mall will become Jane Stanford Way in honor of the University’s co-founder.
Nestled in the Bing Wing of the Cecil H. Green Library lies “The Baltic Way,” an exhibition showcasing 100 years of Baltic history through artifacts and documents. The gallery, curated by Stanford and the Hoover Institution, aims to demonstrate the Baltic republics’ combined strength throughout decades of persecution, while also highlighting each country’s unique heritage and culture.