More than two decades ago, then-Stanford undergraduate Julián Castro ’96 could not hide his disdain for his peers’ indifference to politics. In an op-ed he penned for The Daily, the ambitious young Latino described his experience of watching students who hesitated to sign his petition to run for Undergraduate Senate.
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Stanford’s current president, has announced that he will be opening an exploratory committee in what likely precedes a formal U.S. presidential campaign announcement. Tessier-Lavigne released his statement to service4all in an event that triggered many students to “reply all” and ask to be unsubscribed. Finally putting weeks of rumor to rest, Tessier-Lavigne aims…
Advocates for Stanford’s full divestment from fossil fuels marched on Friday afternoon to deliver their proposal to Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole.
Each spring, The Daily’s Editorial Board interviews and endorses candidates for ASSU Undergraduate Senate and Executive. Here are the students who we believe most deserve your vote.
The change comes just over a week after Stanford fired then-head sailing coach John Vandemoer for his role in the largest college admissions scandal ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice.
At a recent event for a 2020 Democratic hopeful, I was struck by a question from the audience. Cloaked in a floral dress and cool demeanor, the woman ever-so-slightly raised her hand. “I saw you speak in New York a few weeks ago. You were different – subdued, diplomatic, placating. Is this just the California version of you? Who’s the real you, Senator?”
While Stanford is a private university, its website notes that “the federal government sponsors approximately 80 percent” of its 6,000-plus externally sponsored projects.
On Tuesday, Eric Chu, who plans to run for president of Taiwan in the 2020 general election, visited Stanford University and emphasized the importance of giving more power to Taiwan’s future economy.