We, as representatives of our communities, insist that you explain in full why you find it acceptable to, in the name of our university, renege on Stanford’s promise to Chanel Miller and ignore three elected bodies plus 2,200 members of the Stanford community who have made a reasoned and informed request that you honor that agreement.
In their third meeting of the 2019-20 school year, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed ways to facilitate communication between the Stanford student body and the administration, public safety power shutoffs and a resolution in support of sexual assault victim Chanel Miller. The Council also swore in two new members: communications co-term John Coffey B.A.…
A petition to instate Chanel Miller’s memoir “Know My Name” as one of next year’s Three Books has accumulated 776 signatures from the Stanford community, as of Monday. Spearheaded by Professor David Palumbo-Liu, the campaign hopes to honor Miller’s voice and identity, while also bringing awareness of her story to incoming freshmen and the broader Stanford community.
We are asking that Miller’s book, Know My Name, be made one of the Three Books all incoming students read.
On Tuesday afternoon, White Plaza saw over 100 students turn out to a demonstration in support of Chanel Miller’s book release and petition the University to allow her to choose the words on a plaque at the site of her sexual assault.
Exactly three years ago I started at Stanford. Still on that NSO high of fountain hopping and Band Run, I was beaming with Stanford pride, much like many of the dorm-t-shirt-lanyard-wearing freshmen I’ve seen the last few days. But despite the for-the-most-part successful attempts of the administration to make me feel welcome and included as…
The bouldering gym at the Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation (ACSR) is closing on Wednesday, a move that sparked pushback from students.
The Campus Workers’ Rights Coalition and members of CSRE35SI: An Introduction to Labor Organizing have put together a series of profiles drawn from both archival and current interviews with workers on-campus to highlight both the struggles that workers at Stanford face and the resilience that they bring to the work they do. Campus workers often have to deal with chronic understaffing and difficult menial labor. Alongside this, Stanford does not pay its workers a living wage despite the rising costs of food, health, and housing in the Bay, and workers must often cover many of their own health costs because of a lack of insurance benefits while managing hours-long commutes due to a dearth of affordable housing.