Despite Stanford Athletics’ new radio deal with KNBR 1050 AM for exclusive broadcasting rights, student-run radio station KZSU 90.1 FM will continue to air football and men’s basketball games.
The Undergraduate Senate settled into office yesterday. At its first full-length meeting Tuesday night, it confirmed the membership of Senate committees, passed funding bills and discussed two separate pieces of legislation–one that would create paid consultant positions on the ASSU Publications Board (Pub Board) and another that would establish the office of ASSU Parliamentarian.
Officials from Stanford’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety met with University leadership Monday to present newly drafted, institution-wide machine shop safety guidelines. The move, a departure from the University’s hands-off policy, was prompted by the April 11 death of a Yale senior Michele Dufault and Saturday’s after-hours fire at the Product Realization Lab.
The members of the 13th Undergraduate Senate took office on Tuesday night and made their first decision by electing Senators Rafael Vasquez ’12 and Dan Ashton ’14 to the posts of Senate chair and deputy chair, respectively. The transition, however, did not come without its share of controversy.
A bill passed by the ASSU Undergraduate Senate on Tuesday night will restrict the amount of money that can be used to campaign in class president elections, setting the cap at $400 per slate. The legislation is a scaled-down version of a bill presented last week, which previously included a $100 spending limit in Senate races.
One hundred students, hailing from 26 different universities, arrived on the Farm on Thursday to attend a four-day entrepreneurship conference.