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Letter to the Editor: A $25 million potential

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. 

Ted Koppel, Anne Applebaum and Jessica Lessin discuss ‘fake news’ in third Cardinal Conversations event

A place where individuals can “live in an alternate reality” and a “weapon of mass destruction” were among the ways in which Anne Applebaum, Ted Koppel, and Jessica Lessin described the internet’s role in the changing landscape of journalism at Monday evening’s installation of Cardinal Conversations, a recently-launched speaker series intended to engage speakers from both sides of the aisle in open political discourse.

NYT Executive Editor: ‘Hear from other thoughtful voices even if you disagree with them’

Executive Editor of the New York Times Dean Baquet has held the newsroom’s highest ranking position since 2014, where he has overseen coverage of content ranging from President Donald Trump’s Russia controversy to reporting on Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo movement. On Tuesday night, Baquet addressed audience members in Cubberley Auditorium as part of an event hosted by the Brown Institute for Media Innovation. Prior to the event, he also sat down to speak to The Daily about Stanford’s open-mindedness to differing viewpoints, the New York Times’ coverage of Trump and how technology is changing the journalism field.

Holtz-Eakin evalutes Trump administration’s economic policies

Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin evaluated the Trump administration on its handling of economic issues in a lecture titled “The Trump Policy Agenda: Preliminary Grade and Future Outlook” at the Hoover Institution Thursday. Holtz-Eakin, who served as CBO Director from 2003-2005 and was chief economic advisor on John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign, is now…

Students debate Iran’s nuclear program in United Nations simulation

“As a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council [UNSC], the delegation of France formally requests that Israel join the [Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty],” the delegation chair of the French Republic said. Gasps rose from delegates at the emergency UNSC session as the American delegation huddled urgently outside. Called to speak by the chair, the…