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Volume 4, Issue 3, Spring 2011

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Debate Denied at Stanford: How Liberal Hegemony Keeps Conservatives Quiet

By Gregory Hirshman As an elite university home to some of the best and brightest young minds in the country, Stanford should be an ideal place to foster intellectual and political discourse and should encourage students to challenge one another’s … Continue reading

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Freedom of Expression for All: Why Stanford is Fertile Ground for Debate

By Nicole Gibbs Stanford is unquestionably marked by a largely liberal student and professor population. However, contrary to Mr. Hirshman’s assertions, students with conservative viewpoints on campus are neither condemned nor silenced. Those conservatives who claim that their political opinions … Continue reading

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An Interview with Condoleezza Rice

By Gregory Hirshman About Condoleezza Rice: Condoleezza Rice is a well-known political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State under President George W. Bush. She was the first African American woman to hold that … Continue reading

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An Interview with Steve Westly

By Sam Ecker About Steve Westly: Steve Westly is a well-known venture capitalist, politician, and Stanford alumnus. He served as the State Controller of California from 2003 to 2007, nearly won the Democratic nomination for governor of California in 2006, … Continue reading

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Stanford’s Struggle with Pre-Major Advising

By Jamin Ball Every year Stanford’s incoming class of freshmen possesses a wide variety of talents. In the first week before school during NSO in Memorial Auditorium, students become aware of many of the noble accomplishments of some of their … Continue reading

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Imprisoning Our State Budgets

By Jimmy Threatt The United States currently incarcerates approximately 2.3 million people, more than any other country in the world. Perhaps more shocking is the fact that the prison population of the United States has increased approximately 500% over the … Continue reading

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