After serving in the California state legislature for two decades as an elected public official, Speier won a special election in 2008 and became a representative for the state’s then-12th district. Since the 2010 redistricting, the district covers most of San Mateo County and a southwestern section of San Francisco.
In a statement responding to Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting, the Save Cantonese coalition wrote that the administration originally proposed for the Cantonese program to have zero classes per quarter and only agreed to guarantee two courses per quarter under “significant student pressure.”
University of Pennsylvania Romance Language professor Andrea Goulet said that although writers such as S.S. Van Dine insisted crime fiction should not contain real-world politics, “different authors let in these so-called impurities.”
Teachers have a responsibility to “help students clarify what they think and believe, and why they think that way,” National Academy of Education President Gloria Ladson-Billings said.
While Brookings Center senior fellow Joseph Chinyong Liow said he was optimistic that Southeast Asian countries would enjoy better relations with the U.S., he shared concerns over the Biden administration’s push for “value-based diplomacy” — that is, diplomacy that champions democracy and human rights above all else.
One of Lauren Clark’s favorite aspects of “All Girls” was the “female way of thinking” in which Emily Layden ‘11 narrated the characters’ thoughts about their own bodies and appearance. Clark said, “I’m used to reading about female bodies, characters and beauty through the lens of the male gaze.”
The Myanmar military seized control of the country and declared a year-long state of emergency. Security forces have detained thousands of civilians, and have killed over 700 people including more than 40 children.
Both speakers made it clear that they supported the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, but they raised concerns over Biden's announcement.
According to Citizen University Founder Eric Liu, those who hold power will prolifically and profusely explain to the masses why the current system must persist as is.
University archeologist Laura Jones Ph.D. ’90 condemned Stanford’s past abuses of the indigenous Muwekma-Ohlone tribe and Chinese Americans at a Tuesday event.
Known as the “Nobel Prize of Computing,” the award given by the Association of Computer Machinery recognizes “major contributions of lasting importance to computing.”
Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz urged that municipalities should incur much more financial responsibility for funding firefighters and local management agencies.
Increased political polarization makes a country more vulnerable to the schemes of a “closet autocrat," an elected leader who implements authoritarian reforms in the disguise of advancing the functionality of his or her country.
Chinese President Xi Jinping brought a new type of leadership in his rise to power, according to Jude Blanchett: “He was clearly frustrated with the kind of ostentatiousness of the Communist Party — the kind of formality of it.”
Brit Harley’s path started to become clearer when she volunteered at Malcolm X Shabazz High School. She quickly found out that students at the school were not allowed to bring food or liquids for security reasons.
Former CISA director Chris Krebs believes that both public and private entities must be involved in countering disinformation. He further proposed the creation of a “Counter Disinfo Czar,” a U.S. government position devoted to minimizing disinformation.
Experts William A. Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen noted reparational precedents to support their case.
The U.S. will have to determine the degree of competition and cooperation it engages China with despite ideological differences, a Brookings scholar said Wednesday
Cornell University government professor Tom Pepinsky said that his primary issue with the current Indonesian administration rests in its lack of forbearance: restraint from using legal powers of the office.