For the past two weeks I’ve gone HAM on Green Library. I hope you’ve enjoyed it, I’m sure plenty did not, but it’s time to do something different. Unlike the infinite number of graduate students regurgitating mashed peas and the post-structural musings of Foucault and Derrida like a group of abandoned babbling infants, I’m going to attempt something different. I’m going to offer a solution. I know, I know, who do I think I am? How could anyone possibly try to fix or change anything in this godforsaken hell hole of the post-modern dystopia? I’ll try my hand.
On Tuesday, the Hoover Institution held a panel discussion on the challenges that technological change and the communications revolution pose to democracies.
On Thursday night at Cubberley Auditorium, long-time civil rights activist Angela Davis emphasized the importance of intersectionality in academia and activism Davis also advised students to continue fighting for social justice.
The feature “On this day in Stanford history” details events that occurred on the same date in past years at Stanford. According to The Stanford Daily’s archives, on April 13 in….
Some argue that Snowden went through the proper channels of attempting to redress the issues he saw when he came across surveillance programs he felt were immoral while others, myself included, argue that he was not justified in dumping sensitive information onto the media.
In an interview with The Daily, Jonathan Mayer J.D. ’13, a Cybersecurity Fellow at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and lecturer at the Law School, talked about the impacts of the two NSA surveillance programs on the general public
The existence of absurd programs in the past does not mean that any of the other conspiracy theories are true. Nor does it mean that the American government is fundamentally malicious, or out to harm its citizens. However, given the extensive list of too-crazy-to-be-true events that have actually occurred, a healthy skepticism is more than warranted.
In response to General Michael Hayden’s visit to campus last week, Super Tuesday columnists Veronica Anorve and Johnathan Bowes offer perspectives on domestic surveillance during the War on Terror. Anorve justifies some privacy incursions while Bowes believes that our Constitution protects from such actions.