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ASSU receives 35 applications for NomCom

The ASSU Executive Board received 35 applications for seven seats on the 2012-2013 Nominations Committee (NomCom), the group of students responsible for selecting and appointing student representatives to more than 40 University committees and organizations. ASSU President Robbie Zimbroff ’12 M.A. ’13 said that the pool of applicants — half graduate and half undergraduate students — is diverse and…

Op-Ed: Strengthening Palestine means supporting Israel

Today in White Plaza, the Stanford Israel Alliance celebrates the founding of the Jewish state of Israel, 64 years ago. We will not be celebrating Israel’s policies or borders, but rather its existence – the visceral manifestation of the Jewish right to a national homeland. May we one day soon be able to celebrate too a Palestinian Day of Independence, one which from that point forward will mark a peaceful future of self-determination and coexistence for all the peoples of the Holy Land.