Meredith Wheeler ’14 began her post-high school career far away from the sunny skies and cool breeze of Palo Alto. Instead of jumping straight into the excitement of freshman year, she took a gap year to study Arabic in Egypt. While students often use a gap year to explore something new, Wheeler chose to further…
The national government and its workings are undeniably important, but — on a daily and monthly basis — not the most important. Not even close.
I think people have a romantic image of international development, but how can you know whether you’re actually making a difference?
Olympia Snowe, a former Republican U.S. Senator from Maine, visited campus on May 2 to deliver an address at the Stanford School of Medicine.
Christian faith and the complicated overlaps between religion and politics highlighted a talk by Dean of Religious Life Reverend Scotty McLennan and Ron Sanders, a member of the Stanford Association of Religions Executive Committee, Thursday afternoon. The event, “Looking at the Christian Faith and Politics in the 21st Century,” was part of a regular series of lunch panels and talks hosted by Stanford in Government (SIG).
Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan made an appeal to the Stanford community to help solve issues of food security when he spoke to an audience of more than 1,400 students in Memorial Auditorium on Thursday afternoon.
Santiago on your average day is one of the most orderly cities in South America. Drivers follow the road signs, pedestrians have the right of way and crime rates are the lowest in the region. The late June day I arrived in my downtown apartment was not to be an average day. The once orderly downtown area was chaos in amid the ongoing student protests that had consumed Chile’s public education system for over a month.