As this academic year comes to a bittersweet end, the writers and editors of the Daily’s opinions section are feeling quite nostalgic. The past two quarters have incited much campus controversy and discourse surrounding everything from freedom of speech to the rights of graduate students. We have witnessed students rallying around, petitioning on, and writing…
Recently, one of my mother’s friends from her time in college passed away. Among the photographs and memories shared to commemorate his life were old letters he wrote to his friends from college during his time at Columbia Law. He shares memories of sneaking onto roofs and attending Friday happy hours. However, among the joyful memories and comedic tales, Harry weaves a much more salient message.
Welcome to the second edition of The Daily’s new crowd-sourced column, Frankly Speaking, which has community members weigh in on pressing campus news and debates.
As I sat down to write my first opinion piece, a familiar thought greeted me: I understand so little of what I’m writing about that I can’t have an opinion on it. This was a thought previously most salient to me in discussion sections. I would stay quiet: an insecurity — insecurity that because I…
On the occasion of Senator Cory Booker’s presidential announcement, The Daily combed through its archives and discovered an intimate portrait of the former columnist’s personal development at Stanford.
Stanford is “addressing” a Facebook post — authored last Friday by former Undergraduate Senator and incoming Norcliffe Resident Assistant Hamzeh Daoud ’20 — that originally threatened physical violence against Zionists. The case holds potential for disciplinary action.
A Facebook post by Hamzeh Daoud ’20, in which he threatened to “physically fight” Zionist students, has sparked debate over not only Israeli-Palestinian relations but also over the limits of students’ speech and the potential consequences of an online threat.
It is clear to me that I was once terrified of change. I am still scared—scared of budgeting, of house hunting and of losing some of the dearest friends I have found here. But my last two years at Stanford have shown me that the only way to find true peace with yourself is by embracing change.