All that glisters is not gold — Often have you heard that told. Many a man his life hath sold But my outside to behold. Gilded tombs do worms enfold. (“The Merchant of Venice,” 2.7.69–72) *** I learned about the prestige of landing a job at Goldman Sachs before I had any idea what investment…
Ebonics is an instance of how cultural norms and beliefs have been shaped in America to devalue black bodies and black lives. Shedding light on this topic is crucial because, as the nation continues to mobilize around racial politics, it should also acknowledge and support black and minority cultural pride efforts to resist this colonial mindset.
This is especially relevant for seniors, many of whom are going through tech, consulting and TFA recruitment this fall. Everyone should have reasons for many any choice, but as we chart our course after Stanford, it is vitally important that we consider what is meaningful to us, as individuals, and pursue the opportunities that will best fulfill that, regardless of any financial returns, prestige or “success” they may – or may not – offer.
The Daily sat down with Sorkin to discuss his background, the challenges of covering Wall Street and what we can expect from the financial sector in the years to come.
“We often forget…what the other side of the cliff looked like [in 2008],” said financial journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin to a packed Cubberley Auditorium on Saturday afternoon. “[We forget] how bad it was…and how far we were about to fall.”
Underneath the innovation, the entrepreneurship, and the democratization of information, as well as the hoodies, t-shirts and friendly corporate headquarters, are worrying trends.
Employers interested in participating in the program can choose one of three membership levels: a “Platinum Partner” company, which pays $10,000 a year receives the ability to send unlimited emails to targeted Stanford students and alumni, among other benefits.
Greg Smith ’01 is a former executive director and vice president of investing banking firm Goldman Sachs.