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Feb 19 2020 | Ella Booker
Renowned poet, 2018 Guggenheim fellow and 2018 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) fellow Reginald Dwayne Betts came to the Stanford Humanities Center on Tuesday to discuss his work “Felon: Poems,” as well as his journey from prison, then to poetry and, finally, to studying law.
Feb 7 2020 | Catherine Gao
In 1995, a group of Asian-American students put on the inaugural Listen to the Silence conference to increase the visibility of Asian-American issues and communities on campus. Since then, the event has grown into a large annual gathering of students and off-campus community organizers. On Jan 25,...
Dec 2 2019 | Hannah Shelby
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne introduced two women, each renowned in their respective fields, as “scientific trailblazers” to a packed CEMEX auditorium of 600 people on Monday. Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist who invented CRISPR, and Fei-Fei Li, who currently heads the Human-Centered Artificial...
Nov 3 2019 | Nicole Feldman
Visit any news site on any given day, and you’re bound to find the word “technology” alongside words like “controversial,” “criticism,” “safety,” “disinformation,” and “scandal.” Questions about the ethics of technology abound, and the world wants answers. What types of posts should social media...
Jul 2 2019 | Mike Peña
As highly charged as the current climate is these days for civic discourse, it seems deep discussions we could be having with friends, family and neighbors are increasingly avoided like the measles. Have we lost the ability to engage in meaningful conversations? Apparently, Myisha Cherry thinks so...

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