Category Archives: Articles for Volume 2, Issue 1, Fall 2008

Articles for Volume 2, Issue 1, Fall 2008

Political Correctness Gone Wild: When It is Harder to Come Out Conservative than Gay on the Stanford Campus

By Gregory Hirshman Although nearly twenty times as many Americans identify themselves as conservative than as gay, in many ways it takes more inner strength and conviction on the Stanford campus to come out as an outspoken conservative than as … Continue reading

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Assumptions Gone Mad: When People Make Claims About Things They Don’t Understand

By Olivia Haas Just as I, one of many liberals on campus, cannot claim to know what it’s like to “come out” as a conservative on campus, no heterosexual individual can claim to know what it’s like to come out … Continue reading

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Entrepeneurship at Stanford: How Groupspeak.com Will Change the Way You Chat

By Robert Quast What is it about Stanford that makes it the perfect place for new innovative ideas to take hold? The Stanford campus is a melting pot of a not only intelligent, but also a highly diverse group of … Continue reading

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IHUM: A Severe Flaw in a Stanford Education

By Jimmy Threatt The Introduction to the Humanities program at Stanford is meant to introduce freshmen to the humanities. While, it certainly meets its objective of introducing students to many important ideas, its methods of achieving this objective are severely … Continue reading

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Florida: Key in 2000, Crucial in 2008

By Courtney Clayton Will Florida again decide the presidential election? In 2000, Al Gore lost the election to President Bush by 537 votes, and when a statewide recount was demanded by the Gore campaign, the Florida Supreme Court agreed. However, … Continue reading

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Gay or Not: Marriage is for All

By Hallie Ivester, Why not allow gay people to marry? If two consenting adults want to marry each other and are in love, why should they not be able to publicly recognize a commitment to each other? These are demands … Continue reading

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Barack Obama: The Man for the Presidency

By Zev Karlin-Neumann Over the past few months, Senator Barack Obama has demonstrated why he is an infinitely superior candidate than Senator John McCain. This has been manifestly obvious in their respective vice presidential picks, their reactions to the recent … Continue reading

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