Stanford Review - Archive - Volume XXX - Issue 1 - News
Stanford Young Communists Party to Fight War on Iraq
On Saturday February 15, the Stanford Young Communist League (SYCL) threw a party in the Kimball Lounge. An ASSU recognized student group, SYCL is, according to its website, "a multiracial [sic] student group that works to create a better Stanford and a better country by fighting for the rights of youth and students, working in coalitions with other student groups, learning about current political movements, building international solidarity, fighting against all forms of racism, sexism, and homophobia, and providing a forum for discussing Marxism and socialism."
....Full story.....by Ryan Wisnesky
The News in Brief
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Stanford Catholics Fast for Peace in Iraq
On the night of Sunday February 16th, Father Jim Barnett and Sheila Provencher spoke at Stanford University's Tresidder Student Union. They talked to a crowd of approximately 40 people about their efforts in the anti-war movement. In addition, they implored the crowd to pray and fast in order to help prevent war with Iraq and to work peaceably to encourage our government not to declare war. This presentation, entitled "Stanford Catholics Fast for Peace in Iraq," was only one of fourteen different speeches they were to give that week alone all over northern and southern California.
....Full story.....by Charles Hallford
ASSU Conflicted over Affirmative Action
Last Tuesday, after many weeks of deliberation, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate passed a resolution by a vote of 11-0-1 regarding the practice of affirmative actionin university admissions. The vote was touted as an endorsement of President Hennessy's statement on affirmative action submitted to the Faculty Senate on January 23 and motivated by the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court hearing regarding the University of Michigan's system of admissions.
....Full story.....by Michael Hasper
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