Stanford Review - Archive - Volume XXVII - Issue 3 - News
University Selectively Bans Review Distribution in Undergrad Dorms
Director of Residential Education Jane Camarillo sent a notice to every Residential Advisor on Thursday, October 8th, stating, "The Stanford Review staff was found sliding their paper under resident doors tonight in one of the houses. This is not allowed in any of the residences because it is forcing a publication into a private space rather than allowing students to take it as their choice."
....Full story.....by Sam Shapero and Nels Hansen
Stanford Creates Intolerance Protocol
Nearly seven years after the speech code was ruled unconstitutional, the University has issued a new stance on hate crime and hate speech. The Office of the President released the statement, entitled "An Acts of Intolerance Protocol for Faculty, Staff, and Students," on October 18.
....Full story.....by David Regele
Stanford Undergraduate Student Body Now Majority Minority
Minorities are the majority for the first time in the University's history of 111 entering classes, as the non-Caucasian population of Stanford's entering freshman now composes over 50% of the class. Currently, Caucasians make up 48.3% of the University's student population, closely mirroring the diversity present in California. The Golden State boasts a population that is 47.3% white, with significant ethnic representation of Asians, Hispanics, African-Americans, Arabs, and Native Americans.
....Full story.....by Joe Lonsdale
Honor Society Underrepresents Minorities
The Stanford community generally takes pride in both its academic excellence and its diversity. According to Stanford Review investigation, however, this diversity does not yet extend to all reaches of the Stanford community.
....Full story.....by Ryan Wisnesky, with Chris Lin and Mark Zavislak
Stanford Students Protest Police Brutality
Stanford students observed the National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality in a rally held at White Plaza on Oct. 23. Hosted by M.E.Ch.A, (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Azatlan), the rally featured student speakers, an open-mic forum, and performance by a hip-hop duo, Company of Prophets.
....Full story.....by Keun Lee
Students Rally for National Coming Out Day
National coming out day October 11th, 1987 marked the second gay/lesbian demonstration in our nation's capital, with over half a million activists celebrating "sexual diversity." In March of the following year, over one hundred activists congregated in Manassas, Virginia to establish a National Coming Out Day.
....Full story.....by Dave Kim
Hoover Expert Discusses Airport Security
The Review spoke to Hoover Institution scholar Joseph McNamara, the former police chief of San Jose, California, and Kansas City, Missouri, regarding the aftermath of the September eleventh attacks.....Full story.....by Henry Towsner
ASSU Sparks Affirmative Action Debate
Stanford is a place of spirited debates. However, even in the most contentious of circles, there exist issues that tend to be avoided, especially those involving race and ethnicity, and even more specifically, affirmative action.
....Full story.....by Andrew Wright
It's Your Money: Special Fees Investigated
Every year, Stanford students face the question of which groups they would like help fund through the ASSU special fees. Last year, students voted to give special fees to nearly every student group who applied for them. Most students who vote for a group usually do so under the premise that those groups will use their money well. The Review examined several student groups to see exactly how that money is used.
....Full story.....by Dave Myszewski and William Rothacker
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