Freshman year, my room was a dorm-wide attraction. Other Twain residents would poke their heads in and gasp in disbelief. Visitors from outside the dorm would stop short as they walked past my room, eyes wide. I terrified strangers. I dumbfounded my RAs. I confused my friends. Why on earth was my room so terribly,…
If you don’t immediately identify as Type A, you’re probably Type B. Or so I was told, after hesitating when my friend asked which category I belonged to. Nowadays, most people flaunt a Type A personality as an indicator of being motivated and high-achieving. Type A is interchangeable with ambitious and competitive, if not high-strung…
In early October, Stanford received approval from Médecins Sans Frontières — or Doctors Without Borders (DWB) in English — to launch a student chapter of the international nonprofit organization.
Michele Dauber, the Stanford Law School professor who led the successful effort to recall Judge Aaron Persky, announced on Monday the creation of the Enough is Enough Voter Project. The initiative aims to dismantle the candidacies of political candidates who have been accused of sexual misconduct or whom the group believes have voted or acted against women’s interests in the past.
These endorsements were made on the group’s Facebook page despite the fact that “using a student organization name to endorse a candidate” is included on a list of “prohibited political activities” on Stanford’s Student Activities and Leadership (SAL) website, and has been for the duration of SCR’s endorsement campaign.
Cody Stocker ’17 reported this week that he had seen paid Facebook advertisements calling for Hamzeh Daoud ’20 to be fired from his Resident Assistant position. Three such ads can be found on the page See4Yourself, which also contains links to travel articles and pictures celebrating diversity in Israel.
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.
On Tuesday, Stanford College Republicans (SCR) hosted Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk and director of urban engagement Candace Owens for its final event of the year, titled “Make Stanford Great Again.” The lecture and question-and-answer session revolved largely around the stances listed on the event description: