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Q&A with Marta Hanson ’11, new Associate Director for the WCC

As the Associate Director I have several different responsibilities. First of all, I work with the student staff at the WCC. We have about 10 undergrads and 3 graduate students on staff as well as one professional school liaison at the medical school and several interns. All the programming at the WCC is driven by our student staff to provide opportunities for scholarship, leadership, and activism, and my role is to be an advisor to the students.

Women’s Community Center appoints Marta Hanson as new Associate Director

Marta Hanson ’11 has been appointed as the new Associate Director at the Women’s Community Center (WCC), Faith Kazmi, director of the WCC and Associate Dean of Student Affairs, announced on Wednesday. Hanson, who received her degree in American Studies and Feminist Studies, most recently was the deputy finance director for the 2014 re-election campaign of California…

Frost Festival Ices Women Out: An Open Letter to the Stanford Concert Network

The Frost Festival is hailed as a revival of a countercultural music tradition; the performers it featured (including Joan Baez) have often famously and effectively advocated for equal rights, political activism and social justice. But the revival of the festival has failed the Frost tradition—and, more importantly, the students that support it—in its problematic underrepresentation of historically oppressed populations.

Victim-blaming problem

What kind of intellectual would I be if periods of reflection didn’t alter my views? A poor one, no doubt. Yesterday I read a Daily article about the recent string of sexual assaults on campus, written by Ileana Najarro. In the article, SARA Office Dean Angela Exson is quoted as saying, “We [the Sexual Assault…