Four Stanford students brought home $5000 from the second annual Policy Hackathon, a data-driven policy innovation competition sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and Stanford in Government (SIG).
Four student groups — Stanford College Republicans (SCR), Stanford Democrats, Stanford Youth Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) and The Stanford Review — debated issues surrounding the Affordable Care Act, Medicare for All and state legislation.
SIG events committee member Emily Katz ’19 said the event was pulled together in only a few days after Deitsch reached out to inform the group of his interest in visiting campus.
Classifying climate change as an existential threat, Jarding called on a new generation of leaders to make meaningful actions to cut down on carbon emissions and to shift the economy to more sustainable energy.
The University has delayed releasing the draft student leadership structure of the revitalized Cardinal Conversations program to January despite initial plans to hold a public comment period immediately after Thanksgiving break.
In the aftermath of scandal and controversy, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole, three faculty advisors and certain student organizations are set to oversee the renaming and restructuring of the high-profile speaker series.
Stanford-affiliated policy experts and political science professors gathered in the Hoover Institution on Thursday to discuss the 2018 midterm elections.
East Palo Alto Mayor Ruben Abrica discussed transportation in the Bay Area, and the impact of tech companies on the housing crisis.