The United States’ ambassador to Libya gave reasons behind the rising tensions in the Middle East, citing U.S. policy and decision-making, at an event hosted by Stanford in Government at Paul Brest Hall last Thursday.
Building on its initiative from last year to be more inclusive of the student diversity on campus, Stanford in Government (SIG) has formed a new Diversity and Outreach committee to streamline its partnerships with other student groups.
Thinking there was a lack of independent and moderate voices in political conversations on campus, Charles Foster ’18 decided to start a No Labels chapter at Stanford this year. No Labels is a national organization that dedicates itself to promoting open-mindedness regarding political beliefs and finding solutions to issues in America.
Three weeks ago, professor of economics Mark Duggan assumed the directorship of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). The Daily sat down with him to hear about his plans for expanding undergraduate research in economic policy and better communicating research to policymakers.
In their last Tuesday meeting of the quarter, the 16th Undergraduate ASSU Senate passed an annual grants package and discussed a bill aimed at gender inclusivity, while also giving updates on other behind-the-scenes projects to improve campus services.
The Public Policy forum of Stanford in Government (SIG) hosted a panel Tuesday night on “Women in Policy” that encouraged female students to run for political office.
Stanford in Government’s efforts to promote political engagement and voter turnout for the midterm elections peaked with “Candidates,” a midterm election information session hosted at Slavianskii Dorm last Thursday.
In his October 8th talk at Stanford University, General Hayden explained that, if faced with another great terrorist attack, the American people may feel compelled to renounce their rights in the name of security. However, according to General Hayden, the NSA cannot thwart another attack without encroaching upon some of our freedoms.