On Jan. 20, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Students, many of whom opposed Trump’s presidency, reacted in a wave of rallies, discussions, marches, artmaking and prayer, stretching from the Stanford campus to Washington, D.C.
On Wednesday, tech workers, Stanford students and the larger Silicon Valley community organized at the Palantir Headquarters in Palo Alto to protest technology misuse and the formation of digital registries used to track immigrants, particularly Muslim Americans.
While the ceremony emphasized Stanford’s roots, Tessier-Lavigne’s speech also addressed future challenges.
The Daily has asked faculty to reflect on their experiences in government and how it is different from their lives on the Farm.