Anyone in my family can attest to the fact that I have never been a history buff. Sure, I could memorize dates for tests and write out pretty in-depth flashcards, but learning about isolated moments in the story of our existence has been something I have struggled with throughout my education. Yet, I have always…
It was a dark night — after midnight on Jan. 31 — when journalist Annie Correal received an unfamiliar email with the subject: “MDC Brooklyn Without Power.” The anonymous author wrote, “No heat no power no proper food. Over 72 hours in lockdown.”
The 20th Undergraduate Senate narrowly voted to reconsider the funding status of three campus groups that submitted late requests for standard grant funding — The Stanford Daily, MINT Magazine and The Arab Students Association — in a heated and long-running meeting on Tuesday.
The philosopher Peter Singer asks the following question: if you walked past a pond and saw a child drowning, should you wade in and pull the child out, even if it ruins your clothes and makes you late to your first class?
On Thursday night at Cubberley Auditorium, long-time civil rights activist Angela Davis emphasized the importance of intersectionality in academia and activism Davis also advised students to continue fighting for social justice.
Things have changed on campus in my time at Stanford. As student activism flared up around such issues as the Black Lives Matter movement and the Israeli occupation of Palestine, topics of social inequity and injustice permeated the walls of the Stanford bubble to settle neatly in our lecture halls and class sections, our dorms and student groups, and notably our student publications.