A coalition of student groups has launched a Syrian Refugee Awareness Week to educate the student body about the ongoing crisis and to collect assistance for Syrian refugees.
Over 800 people gathered at CEMEX to hear Bryan Stevenson’s message about race and the criminal justice system.
OpenXChange launched its “Open Office Hours” program on Thursday with a panel discussion on climate change. The event was the first in a six-part series.
Around 200 students attended the OpenXChange Listening Dinner to express concerns about Stanford to 33 University administrators, professors and trustees in McCaw Hall on Monday.
The fourth meeting of the quarter for the 17th ASSU Undergraduate Senate took place Tuesday evening. Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Harry Elam attended the Senate meeting to discuss OpenXChange and respond to activists’ concerns. Associate dean and director of Student Activities and Leadership (SAL) Nanci Howe also came to discuss open membership requirements for Voluntary Student Organisations (VSOs).
The Chair of the Board of Trustees, Steven Denning MBA ’78, gave a debriefing discussion on Oct. 7 for their recent Board meeting.
In the eyes of student activist Erika Lynn Kreeger ’16, Stanford’s new OpenXChange initiative isn’t to be trusted.
OpenXChange, an initiative that aims to facilitate campus-wide conversations about various topics, particularly the hot-button social issues spotlighted by last year’s student activism, was launched by the University administration just before the start of this quarter. And Kreeger’s list of grievances against it is already long.
In response to last year’s dramatic shift in campus climate, Stanford has introduced OpenXChange, a new year-long program designed to promote dialogue and address ongoing issues across the campus and throughout the nation and the world.