The 18th Undergraduate Senate discussed a bill in response to President Donald Trump’s travel ban and disputed renewed criticism of the Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) management.
On Wednesday, tech workers, Stanford students and the larger Silicon Valley community organized at the Palantir Headquarters in Palo Alto to protest technology misuse and the formation of digital registries used to track immigrants, particularly Muslim Americans.
Meghan Shea ’17 was named a Rhodes Scholar-elect on Nov. 19, making her one of 32 American students to win a fully-funded scholarship to further her studies at Oxford this year. Shea, an environmental systems engineering major at Stanford and prospective nature, society, and environmental governance student at Oxford, is an active member of several on-campus programs, such as Students for a Sustainable Stanford, and an independent researcher working through such programs as [email protected] and Mentoring Undergraduates in Interdisciplinary Research (MUIR). The Daily recently sat down with Shea to shed more light on her journey as a scholar.
The 18th Undergraduate Senate held its 15th meeting on Nov. 29, discussing at length a bill to initiate a wellness requirement for undergraduate students. The Senate also once again discussed recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day and bringing the sexual assault reporting service Callisto to campus.
In the days leading up to the 2016 presidential and state elections, Stanford students have come together to form the Ballot Blast Initiative, a program which seeks to inform students about the 17 propositions on the California ballot this cycle.