Against the advice of Neveen Mahmoud ’11, the CEO of Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) and the financial manager for the ASSU, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate passed a bill Tuesday authorizing the allocation of $35,000 from the Undergraduate Special Buffer Fund to the Stanford Concert Network. The Graduate Student Council (GSC) will consider the bill tomorrow.
On Jan. 12, the Stanford biodesign program and the Stanford School of Medicine signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This memorandum gives both organizations a foundation that allows future collaboration on projects, such as working to improve the regulatory process for innovations in medical technology.
Stanford students with physical disabilities discussed and answered questions about their lives and the assistive technologies that help them overcome living difficulties that result from their conditions in a public panel discussion on Thursday.
A recent study found that “everyday pricing,” defined as consistently low prices across all products, is in fact more effective than “promotional pricing,” defined as temporary discounts, in supermarkets.
Current ASSU Executive Chief of Staff Emma Ogiemwanye ’12 will be stepping down in January to spend winter quarter abroad. The ASSU is “in the process of selecting someone to fill [the] role for winter quarter,” Ogiemwanye said in an email to The Daily.
The Office of Alcohol Policy and Education (OAPE) piloted a new program called “Say Something” Monday night, in an effort to encourage students to intervene when their peers engage in dangerous and negative behaviors associated with alcohol and drugs.