For the more wizened and jaded among Stanford student politicos, the reaction to Ben Shapiro’s imminent appearance has been unsurprising. It’s now become a cliche: Republicans bring a speaker further right than Barack Obama to campus, leftist activists claim this to be an affront to basic decency and an existential threat to some shibboleth, and…
There is a growing crack in the notion that Americans snap back to business as usual after every mass shooting. Turns out millions of us, unfortunately, don’t.
Today, if Democrats were to win the majority in the Senate, the filibuster would empower a minority that already enjoys a massive structural advantage in the upper chamber: the people of less populated states.
Each of these bills had the potential to provide some benefit to society – some corrected historical wrongs while others aimed to improve government functioning or enhance the lifestyle of certain subgroups. But are they important enough, impactful enough to make the 115th Congress’ top 400 enacted laws? Would you want your representative or party spending their political capital to pass them?
Speaking to a crowd of 80-100 people at the restaurant, Biden targeted President Donald Trump amid controversy over Trump’s requests that foreign leaders investigate the former VP.
Stanford students, alongside their colleagues at peer institutions, have too readily surrendered ownership over forging our lives in the mold of excellence, whatever that may mean for each individual.
From the earliest symphonies to operas made in the past decade, politics has been present in classical music — not only as a subject of composer’s interest, but as a force that shapes the music deemed worthy. Today, we consider two works of music: one by a Russian composer under the microscope of the 1920s Soviet Union, the other by an American composer given considerably more leeway to comment on American international politics of the 1970s.
Many have criticized the Stanford College Republicans in recent years for being provocative at the expense of offering substance. Much of that criticism has taken place within the pages of this very newspaper. In anticipation of the Dinesh D’Souza event in February, Cole Griffiths wrote, “[D’Souza’s] invitation by the SCR is in bad faith, an…