Two years after Trump’s victory shocked a left-leaning campus, students said the evening’s outcomes were largely expected, even as they mourned results in certain high profile Congressional races.
On Tuesday, the newly-formed Stanford chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) hosted Laura Hanna — co-founder of financial advocacy group the Debt Collective — in a teach-in discussion about tools for disputing student loans and other types of debt.
With the midterms less than two weeks away, political groups across campus are working to get out the vote. On Wednesday, Stanford in Government (SIG), the Women’s Community Center (WCC) and the Haas Center for Public Service sponsored a voter education workshop titled “Bring Your Own (Absentee) Ballot.”
The Stanford Israel Association (SIA) hosted an event celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut—or Israel Independence day—on Thursday at White Plaza.
As students new and old alike arrived at Stanford and began returning to their academic routines over the last few weeks, many were met with posters advertising a group that they may not have even known existed.
Next Monday, Feb. 23, the Stanford members of the International Socialist Organization (ISO) will host an event called “What They Don’t Teach You in Econ: Marxist Economics 101.” Malachi Dray ’18 will present a Marxist analysis of how capitalism works and speak about what’s wrong with it, according to socialist theory. “The econ classes here…
Every year since 1985, a small group of freshmen descends upon the Farm in early September, just days before NSO begins, to begin ISO, three and half days of programming organized specifically for Stanford’s 493 international undergraduates. ISO is filled with beach trips and scavenger hunts as well as more practical activities, such as information sessions on immigration and financial aid for internationals.