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Patricia Wei
Patricia Wei ’23 is a reporter on the news and data section. She believes that everyone has a meaningful story to tell and is excited to approach her storytelling with curiosity and compassion in order to listen to the stories of people in the community.

Spoken Word Collective hosts first digital open mic

Friday marked the first of 10 weekly digital open mics, with 47 people in attendance. More than 15 people performed, sharing poems and raps. Throughout the performances, attendees sent encouraging messages through the chat and react features on Zoom. Anyone with the link was invited to call, including those not affiliated with Stanford. As each artist performed, Carson shared their Instagram handles so that attendees could follow and support their work after the open mic.

Leanna Lewis raises awareness of indigenous issues through film

Leanna Lewis ’23 is making waves. A video she originally created for Professor Shane Denson’s fall quarter intro-sem, “The Video Essay: Writing with Video about Film and Media,” has accumulated more than 87,000 views through social media. Her video, “Silent Genocide: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women・A Crisis Perpetrated by False Representation in the Media,” offers Lewis’ take on the harm that Native American stereotypes do.

GSC tackles ethical investment, free meal swipes

The Graduate Student Committee (GSC) convened Wednesday evening to discuss issues surrounding the investment of Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) in fossil fuel corporations and the possibility of free meal swipes for graduate students.  Ethical investments SSE Analyst Richa Gupta ’21 presented work by the Ethical Investment Task Force to shift from primarily financially-driven investing to…
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