Stanford College Republicans members offer their perspective on Hamzeh Daoud’s Facebook post.
On Monday afternoon, the Stanford College Republicans (SCR) announced their plans to host a discussion with conservative activists Charlie Kirk and Candace Owens. The event, named “Make Stanford Great Again,” will take place in Tresidder Memorial Union’s Oak Lounge on Tuesday, May 29.
Although Stanford’s undergraduate population tends towards the Democratic party, the University is not without its conservative tendencies. The Stanford Review was co-founded over 30 years ago by venture capitalist and conservative philanthropist Peter Thiel; resident think tank the Hoover Institution once included Secretary of Defense James Mattis and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster among its fellows. The Stanford College Republicans (SCR), meanwhile, has traditionally kept a low profile, but the last several months have seen the group put more effort into engaging the student body.