President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin discussed the possibility of Russian authorities questioning Stanford professor and former ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday.
Student activist group the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) has released a petition calling on Google to pledge not to pursue any future contracts with the military, adding that until such a commitment is made, signatories will not pursue internships with the tech giant.
The scholarship, awarded in honor of former U.S. President Harry Truman, recognizes students across the country who plan to pursue careers in public service. It awards them $30,000 to put towards graduate education. Andraka was one of fifty-nine Truman Scholars who were selected from a pool of more than 750 students nominated by their institutions.
Slock.it’s story is but but one turbulent chapter in the no less than tumultuous story of cryptocurrencies. Not yet a decade old, cryptocurrency got its start in 2009 after an anonymous user under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto posted a white paper outlining a system for trustless transactions.
Controversial social scientist Charles Murray and Freeman Spogli Institute senior fellow Francis Fukuyama discussed inequality and populism at the Hoover Institute on Thursday night in the second of four Cardinal Conversations, a program that aims to promote open political discourse on campus.
The event had visibly low attendance, with most of the back segment — around 100 seats — of the 400-person auditorium unfilled. Towards the front of the room, multiple reserved seats were left empty, as were several in the first row.
Meanwhile, across the street at the History Corner, “Take Back The Mic” counter-programming protested Murray and statements he has made regarding the relationship between class, race and intelligence.
Although the process of retelling this story is going to bombard me with traumatic flashbacks, I’ll bear through the pain for the benefit of whoever is reading this. I live in Rinconada of Wilbur Hall, and every Thursday night our RFs invite a random group of residents to their cottage for a fondue night. During…
Growing up, I longed for people to view me as intelligent. I loved being associated with the adjective smart, and I, in turn, also complimented others’ intelligences freely. It wasn’t until later that I realized how damaging and invalidating that simple praise could be.
In his October 8th talk at Stanford University, General Hayden explained that, if faced with another great terrorist attack, the American people may feel compelled to renounce their rights in the name of security. However, according to General Hayden, the NSA cannot thwart another attack without encroaching upon some of our freedoms.