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Alexis Garduno

Q&A with Finley and Hill

John-Lancaster Finley ’16 and Brandon Hill ’16 are hoping to follow in the steps of their Black Recruitment and Orientation Committee “Big Sib” Logan Richard ’15 by serving as ASSU Executive next year. Both are political science majors, who are also double majoring in urban studies and African American studies, respectively. Their collective previous experience on…

ASSU Senate: A year in review

As the election of the 17th Undergraduate ASSU Senate nears, the 16th Undergraduate ASSU Senate has been discussing their transition out-of-office as they prepare to train the next round of student representatives.

ASSU Senate discusses changes to student fees

The 16th Undergraduate Senate reconvened Tuesday night for the first meeting of the quarter as they announced that the Elections Commissioner pushed back the spring elections date one week due to lack of interest of candidates for Graduate Student Council.

Senate does not pass divestment resolution

In a four hour long meeting on Tuesday night, the 16th Undergraduate Senate failed to pass a resolution that called on the University to divest from corporations identified as complicit in human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine. Nine members of Senate voted in favor of the resolution; five members opposed and one abstained from voting. The resolution needed a two-thirds majority to pass. However, with the one abstention, the nine yes votes represented only 64 percent of the 14 votes cast.

Cell biology researchers look to future

Researchers at the Stanford Covert System Biology Lab recently developed the world’s first whole-cell model of all the biological processes in a cell, which can be used to educate medical decisions, such as allowing for more detailed prognoses delivered to patients.

Stanford biologists develop world’s first full-scale model of a cell

Researchers at the Stanford Covert System Biology Lab recently developed the world’s first whole-cell model of all the biological processes in a cell, which can be used to educate medical decisions, such as allowing for more detailed prognoses delivered to patients. The team developed a model of Mycoplasma genitalium, a small bacterium. They will work…

UAR targets sophomores to ease declaration process

Efforts by Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) to ease students’ uncertainty when choosing a major, including events like Majors Night, have led to a decrease in the number of juniors who are undeclared entering autumn quarter, from 544 in 2009 to 359 this year, according to Koren Bakkegard, associate dean of UAR.

Compound aids stroke recovery

Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine have identified a new molecular compound that could revolutionize the treatment of strokes in humans, for the first time offering the ability to enhance recovery after a stroke has taken place.

GCEP grants $8.4m for green research

Stanford’s Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) has awarded $8.4 million to seven Stanford research teams for developing high-efficiency energy technologies designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Researchers celebrate trial’s lasting success

Researchers from the Stanford School of Medicine gathered with patients Sunday to celebrate a successful clinical trial that tested an alternative to the immunosuppressant drug regimen that patients must normally follow after a transplant procedure.

BeWell expands to offer spousal benefits

Entering its fifth year, BeWell, a campus incentive program to encourage healthy lifestyles for community members, has expanded to offer financial benefits to spouses and registered domestic partners of University benefits-eligible employees. In addition, BeWell has started offering employee participants the option of sharing and exchanging their BeWell records with those from an outside medical plan.
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