Human Rights & Political Activism

We refuse to be shut down by Trump’s ban

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The executive order on immigration banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries was announced Friday; by Saturday, our delegates from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen received notice that they would no longer be able to come to the U.S. They were set to participate in the annual American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at Stanford (AMENDS) […]

Human Rights & Political Activism

13 Miles

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13 miles. On Wednesday 9 July, there were only 13 miles between me and someone I love very much and was hoping to see. I’ve never actually met her in person. Just hours and hours of Skype and Google+ conversations. Marah and I met via Dorm Room Diplomacy, a program bringing together undergraduates through videoconferencing […]