Around a dozen individuals, many from the Stanford Solidarity Network, held signs and spoke with attendees of a reception hosted by the Vice Provost for Graduate Education Patricia Gumport on the third floor of the Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center.
As the public comment period for response to Betsy DeVos’ proposed Title IX changes reopens for one day on Friday, End Rape on Campus interim executive director Jess Davidson encourages students to voice their opinions.
Provost Persis Drell announced on Wednesday that Stanford’s public comment on the proposed federal changes to the Title IX process was submitted in conjunction with the Association for American Universities (AAU) and the American Council on Education (ACE).
During its second meeting of the quarter, the Faculty Senate heard ASSU executives Shanta Katipamula ’19 and Ph.D candidate in education Rosie Nelson outline their goals for the 2018-2019 school year, with particular attention paid to forming partnerships between Stanford students, faculty and staff.
Stanford Law School professor and activist Michele Dauber spoke on Monday at Tresidder about the importance of making gender-based violence a voting issue in the 2018 midterms and beyond.
In a conversation in Cubberley Auditorium Tuesday evening, civil rights activist Tarana Burke discussed her activism regarding sexual assault, her experience with abuse and her path to healing as a survivor. One of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people, she coined the phrase “Me Too” in 2006 to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual assault. Burke discussed Me Too’s development into a broader movement following the 2016 use of #MeToo as a hashtag. She shared that her work to interrupt sexual violence was not only a quest for social justice, but also a personal path to healing.
On Wednesday, the Stanford Political Union (SPU) held its latest event aimed at putting differing views in dialogue, hosting two professors to discuss current issues with Stanford’s Title IX and other sexual violence policies.
On Tuesday, students participated in Take Back the Night, an event geared toward protesting sexual violence and giving space for students to share their experiences with sexual violence on and off campus. The event, held by the Office of Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse Education and Response (SARA) and co-sponsored by numerous organizations across campus,…