University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne declined to officially declare Stanford a “sanctuary campus” in a Thursday meeting with a coalition of students and campus workers pushing Stanford to take a stronger stance in defense of undocumented community members.
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) approved a joint resolution against the Trump administration’s travel restrictions and discussed changes to the special fees application process. Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Ron Albucher also presented on expanded after-hours mental health coverage.
The department of electrical engineering held a special meeting to discuss the impact of the recent immigration ban on Wednesday. Attendees expressed their worries about the future if the ban were to become permanent.
Take a look at that last part. Our president, who continues to classify Mexicans as rapists, criminals and drug dealers, who opposes marriage equality, who consistently berates women and presents them as disposable, sexual objects, wants to ensure that no one who enters our country would dare to “oppress Americans of any race, gender, or sexual orientation.” How considerate.
In the aftermath of Trump’s executive order to suspend entry from seven countries, international students suddenly face indefinite separation from their families, the potential loss of their degrees and careers they had secured after graduation.
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In a petition addressed to University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost John Etchemendy students asked for Stanford to create a sanctuary campus to protect affiliates from deportation.
All three candidates for Congress in California’s 18th district faced off in a debate Tuesday about a variety of key issues.