Jasmine Kerber jkerber(at)stanford(dot)edu Jasmine Kerber finished her undergraduate degree in international relations at Stanford in the spring of 2020. She also minored in Russian language and wrote an interdisciplinary honors thesis in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She’s always had many interests, which is one reason she loves journalism! Jasmine has written for The Stanford Daily for the past two years and currently serves as an editor for The Daily’s graduate student beat. She spent the past summer writing features for The Sacramento Bee.
Fencer Alexander Massialis, 26, is hoping for the gold in this year’s Tokyo Olympics. Uncertainty has surrounded the Tokyo Games since the coronavirus pandemic forced the event to be delayed by a year. While foreign spectators won’t be allowed, the Games is currently set for July 23 to August 8, 2021.
California voters approved Proposition 22 this Election Day, cementing rideshare and delivery drivers’ status as independent contractors rather than as employees. Moving forward, drivers will be excluded from AB 5, a state law passed last year that made gig workers into employees who would have to receive associated benefits.