After a quarter of struggling to fund student groups (or voluntary student organizations, VSOs), the Undergraduate Senate has called a special election to be held Thursday and Friday for a vote on funding reform.
One long week in May, exactly 20 years ago, a hunger strike sent shockwaves through a campus now known less for its sense of activism and more for its ability to churn out Silicon Valley startups.
Stanford University was not the only institution that experienced a hunger strike in 1994. In fact, students at UC-Santa Barbara, University of Colorado and UCLA held similar protests, and all around the same time. Below is an article that appeared on Thursday, May 5, 1994.
The Daily published many articles regarding the hunger strike in 1994. Below is an editorial that appeared on Monday, May 9, 1994, after the events concluded.
With California’s statewide drought affecting Stanford, efforts to reduce water consumption and increase sustainability have come to the forefront.
Every ASSU executive’s first official action is filling out their cabinet. Each executive has considerable leeway in determining how to structure their cabinet — from the number of positions to the titles given to each member.
On Friday, about 20 Stanford joined a group of 300 people demonstrating outside of the Mountain View Wal-Mart where President Obama was giving a private speech about climate change.
Stanford University Libraries recently took a trip back to the not-so-distant past when it acquired the original source code for the first online virtual world, MUD1.