Following an article published by The Stanford Review on the first day of the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) elections, Students of Color Coalition (SOCC)-endorsed ASSU Executive candidate Michael Ocon ’20 denied allegations that he is affiliated with, and has received funding from, the conservative nonprofit Turning Point USA (TPUSA).
On Sunday, Apr. 8, two of the three executive slates running for the 2018-2019 ASSU presidency and vice presidency participated in a debate co-hosted by The Stanford Daily and KZSU. Shanta Katipamula ’19 and Ph.D. candidate Rosie Nelson (the Shanta-Rosie slate) debated Khaled Aounallah ’19 and Michael Ocon ’20 (the Khaled-Ocon slate) for approximately an hour while KZSU’s Caleb Smith ’17 M.A. ’18 and The Daily’s Yasmin Samrai ’21 moderated.
Campus group Stanford Sanctuary Now (SSN) has been working to establish Memorial Church a “sanctuary church” for the undocumented community at Stanford, following the lead of churches around the United States that have promised to shelter undocumented immigrants fearing deportation in response to the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration. Since President Donald Trump’s inauguration in…
If the administration were truly supportive of Stanford Sanctuary Now, the President would not have tolerated the hostile removal of these student activists from the stage.
On May 1, Stanford workers, faculty, allies and students gathered in solidarity in White Plaza to support workers, immigrants, refugees and immigrant workers before marching in San Jose. Organized by Stanford’s labor union SEIU Local 2007 in partnership with Stanford Sanctuary Now, the action attempted to resist the current presidential administration and unite the “power of the…
About a dozen students from four campus activist groups stepped onto the Memorial Auditorium stage bearing cardboard signs as Provost Persis Drell addressed prospective freshmen and their families.
The launch of a new organization called Indivisible Stanford marks another outlet for students to act against the Trump administration — this time stemming from the law student community, which some say has become more politically active in recent weeks.
University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne declined to officially declare Stanford a “sanctuary campus” in a Thursday meeting with a coalition of students and campus workers pushing Stanford to take a stronger stance in defense of undocumented community members.