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Dec 8 2017 | Sara Button
Where were you when you were fifteen? Maybe learning to drive and working an after-school job, or toiling through homework and trying to keep up with music lessons, or just trying to figure out who you wanted to be as a human.
Nov 17 2017 | Sara Button
On November 13, journalist Franklin Foer, staff writer at The Atlantic, sat with Stanford law professor and legal scholar Nate Persily for a conversation moderated by Lucy Bernholz, Senior Research Scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and Director of the Digital...
Oct 30 2017 | Claire Thompson
In 2006, Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth “awakened the world to the perils of climate change,” Stanford Professor Rob Reich stated in his opening words before the campus screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. That was over a decade ago, and here we are, fishing for threads of hope as...
Oct 27 2017 | Salma Mousa
Few radical policy proposals have received as much buy-in from academics, local and national governments, and private sector actors as much as universal basic income (UBI). It’s hard to live and work in the heart of Silicon Valley without coming across UBI at least as a reactionary response to...
Oct 5 2017 | Sara Button
  Genre was the topic of the evening on October 5, 2018, when writer Karen Joy Fowler sat down to chat with Stanford creative writing lecturer Scott Hutchins. Or rather, the lack of it.