I got to listen to Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel talk with Julie Foudy last week for the recording of Foudy’s Laughter Permitted podcast. All three of them (if you don’t know who Foudy is shame on you, but also shame on me because I didn’t know either — she’s a Stanford alum and former US national team soccer standout) shared funny and endearing stories from their athletic careers. The one who stood out to me most, though, was Simone Manuel. She got a little overshadowed by Katie’s star power, which is understandable. But I think she made the most important point of the whole conversation.
America’s problems, Barber said, are issues such as systemic racism, systemic poverty, extreme militarism and false moral narratives.
At its Thursday meeting, the Faculty Senate heard presentations on the University’s budget for the upcoming academic year, as well as efforts to improve faculty diversity.
On Wednesday, the Women’s Community Center hosted a Sexual Assault Resources Fair where students could come speak directly with representatives from four campus organizations concerned with sexual assault.
In a Thursday evening panel discussion titled “New Authoritarianism & Democratic Resistance, Reflections on Turkey,” visiting Turkish academics discussed the current socio-political environment, foreign policy and future prospects of contemporary Turkey.
The feature “On this day in Stanford History” details events that occurred on the same date in past years at Stanford. According to The Stanford Daily’s archives, on April 5 in….
Through discussions, research and off-campus activism, Student Alliance for Justice in Education (SAJE) aims to cultivate discussion and catalyze change centered around educational reform on campus and beyond.
A series of politically-charged posters placed on — and subsequently taken down from — the walls of Kimball Hall over the past few weeks have sparked debate surrounding free speech and community standards on campus.