Many Black students say they are frustrated and disappointed by the lack of police intervention that followed Trump supporters’ armed insurrection of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. And while they are frustrated by the contrast between the present moment and the police-incited violence and intimidation of peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters, students say they are not surprised.
Students worry that Stanford’s $33.5 million project to create a Public Safety Building on campus will lead to increased police presence and punitive measures instead of promoting public safety.
Black Lives Matter co-founder Opal Tometi championed divesting tax-payer dollars from policing and investing in Black communities at a Friday event.
The Supreme Court has fielded a wave of emergency stay applications — which, when granted, allow a party to disregard a lower court’s decision while SCOTUS deliberates — due to the pandemic and a change in court norms, Stanford lawyers said at a Wednesday event.
Data consistency and coordination between government sectors will be vital in the next stage of the United States' COVID-19 response, said General H. R. McMaster and student researchers during a Wednesday event hosted by the Hoover Institution.
Over the course of seven years, Baker and Glasser conducted 215 interviews, including three presidents, two vice presidents, and five secretaries of state, exploring the politics and statesmanship Baker engaged in while working under George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan.
Undergraduates said the reported gatherings have led them to be concerned about their housing and safety, while also creating a growing sense of division and hostility on campus.