The Onion co-founder Scott Dikkers gave a talk on writing comedy and growing a publication at CEMEX auditorium on Thursday Night.
On Friday night, comedian and senior correspondent on The Daily Show Hasan Minhaj explained—through the vantage point of his own identity as a Muslim Indian-American—why Americans need not worry about refugees committing acts of terrorism.
Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind photoblog Humans of New York, spoke about his path to success and the stories behind the pictures he takes in a Wednesday talk to a full house at CEMEX Auditorium.
On Wednesday night, the Stanford Democrats and the Stanford College Republicans debated the Congressional Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The federal debt-to-GDP ratio, the university endowment tax, and the corporate tax reduction were addressed in the debate hosted by Stanford in Government (SIG), Stanford Women in Politics (SWIP), Stanford Politics, the Stanford Review and the Stanford University Speakers Bureau (SSB).
“I call myself a nerd all the time,” said “Hamilton” superstar Daveed Diggs to Nerd Nation at Dinkenspiel Auditorium. Last night, at an electrifying event hosted by the Stanford Speakers Bureau, the Tony and Grammy Award winning actor spoke with coolness, casualness and a refreshing candidness. On-point undergrad moderator Michelle McGhee ’18 superbly guided the discussion…
On Saturday night, comedian and host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah addressed a full Memorial Auditorium for an hour of stand-up that ranged in topic from toilet humor to American culture.
“You can call me boner, beaner, jackass, happy to answer to almost anything,” said former Speaker of the House John Boehner as he took the stage at CEMEX Auditorium on Wednesday evening.
The fourth meeting of the quarter for the 17th ASSU Undergraduate Senate took place Tuesday evening. Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Harry Elam attended the Senate meeting to discuss OpenXChange and respond to activists’ concerns. Associate dean and director of Student Activities and Leadership (SAL) Nanci Howe also came to discuss open membership requirements for Voluntary Student Organisations (VSOs).