Democracy Day sweeps Stanford

Thousands turned out for the student-run, campuswide event, which has grown significantly since launching in 2021.
Democracy Day 2023 light up marquee letters Stanford celebrated Democracy Day, a university-wide academic holiday, on Tuesday, Nov. 7, to encourage voting, participation, civic engagement, dialogue, community-building, and reflection on the role of public service in our lives. Anthony Chen / Ethography

On Tuesday, Americans across the nation hit the polls for state and local elections. At Stanford, it was an academic holiday — “Democracy Day” — for music, boba, swag, community building, and lots of thoughtful discussions about the importance of civic engagement and the state of democracy, both at home and abroad.

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