Category: Opinion

  • Letter to the Editor | Throughout various backgrounds, we’re extra aligned on strategy Stanford’s fossil gas engagement than you would possibly suppose

    Expensive Editor, We’re a gaggle of six graduate researchers with various skilled backgrounds and opinions on fossil gas firms’ position in funding associates program analysis. Three of us have been actively protesting fossil gas funding on the Doerr College. Three of us are in favor of sustaining an open dialogue with fossil gas firms. We…

  • Letter from the Editor | Apply to the Editorial Board

    Expensive Readers, Functions for the Editorial Board of The Stanford Day by day are as soon as once more open. You possibly can see our earlier editorials right here.  The Editorial Board goals to interrupt down essentially the most urgent points on Stanford’s campus. To that finish, we’ve written about every thing from tutorial freedom…

  • Letter from the Editor: Meals

    Pricey reader, I’m penning this letter from Stanford’s examine overseas program in Florence, which is to say: for the previous a number of weeks, I’ve had gelato almost on daily basis. Meals, I suppose, has been high of thoughts for causes past the theme of this journal. In any case, meals are sacred in Italy.…

  • From the Group | A be aware on tutorial freedom and institutional orthodoxy

    There was an excessive amount of dialog in our group lately over a movement launched within the School Senate. A number of articles have appeared in The Stanford Every day, and tensions had been excessive on the School Senate assembly on Might 11. Transferring anecdotes have been shared in response to the suggestion that voting…

  • Editorial Board | Don’t make Stanford the following Berkeley

    The way forward for racial variety in increased training at present hangs within the steadiness. Like many authorized consultants, we count on that the Supreme Court docket will declare race-based affirmative motion unconstitutional with their choices in College students for Honest Admissions v. College of North Carolina and, extra pertinently for Stanford, College students for…

  • From the Neighborhood | Doerr College confuses wealth and fame for management and information

    What group of individuals is greatest positioned to advise a brand new college of sustainability? On June fifth, we acquired Stanford administration’s reply. The Doerr College’s Dean introduced the college’s Advisory Council’s new membership. The Council now counts 22 members, over half of whom are both billionaires or their spouses, and half of whom are…

  • From the Neighborhood | Shared Governance

    I used to be happy to see that the Provostial Search Committee had illustration from the undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral scholar communities. I used to be one of many voices calling for that illustration. On the danger of being accused of transferring the goalposts, I do take difficulty with how the choice occurred. On the…

  • From the Group | After demise threats towards its Vietnamese neighborhood, Stanford stayed silent.

    Content material warning: This message references anti-Asian violence/racial violence. Earlier this quarter, a person was discovered and detained on campus after threatening to enact violence towards Stanford’s Vietnamese neighborhood. After posting a sequence of on-line threats and racially charged feedback towards Stanford’s Vietnamese college students, the person bodily confirmed up on campus — and was…