“If this would have been 2017, I think it would have been a whole different story,” said Ana Cabrera ’20, the vice chair of operations at Stanford in Government. “But we’re near the end of the term.”
The Stanford Democrats and Stanford College Republicans squared off over U.S. gun policy on Wednesday night at Stanford in Government’s first campus debate of the year. The event, which was cosponsored by Stanford Debate Society, saw two of Stanford’s foremost political parties discuss gun legislation, with SCR supporting gun rights and the Democrats calling for greater gun control.
Ben Shapiro is slated to speak on campus at a November event hosted by the Stanford College Republicans (SCR). The organization has brought controversial speakers to campus in the past, resulting in pushback from students and university administrators.
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.
The bipartisan plan faces bipartisan criticism across the country.
On Election Day, California voters elected Democrat Gavin Newsom as their new governor over Republican challenger John Cox and decided the fate of 11 high-stakes statewide propositions affecting issues from children’s hospitals to rent control. Five propositions were passed, four were rejected and two had yet to be called early Wednesday morning. Political analysts kept…
On Friday, Jewish Student Association (JSA) member Sarah Myers ’21 began circulating two petitions opposing a recent request by the Stanford College Republicans (SCR) for funding for a campus visit by far-right conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza.
With midterm elections less than three weeks away, political groups across campus are campaigning for candidates around the nation and encouraging students to register and vote.