Headlines from Monday, June 25.
Akash Dube, a freshman from Dubai, died Friday, May 11, due to complications from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). The Arroyo resident spent most of winter and spring quarter in Stanford Hospital and the M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Center in Houston, Texas.
The University’s failure to foster a campus dialogue about mental health or mental illness is appalling.
Michele Dauber, Stanford law professor and co-chair of the Judicial Affairs Committee, made misleading statements to an assembly of student representatives last Wednesday regarding the new Alternative Review Process (ARP) for sexual assault cases on campus. ASSU Senator Ben Laufer ‘12 said at the Senate’s Tuesday meeting, at which Dauber was not present, that he felt she “misled to the point where she even actually might have lied to us.” Laufer later apologized for saying Dauber may have lied.
Robbie Zimbroff ’12 and William Wagstaff ’12, two co-term students, won the race for ASSU Executive with 87% of the vote, announced elections commissioner Adam Adler ’13 on Saturday evening.
Campus has erupted over the past 36 hours in a firestorm of commentary on the actions and subsequent criticisms-turned-attacks on ASSU Vice President and Executive candidate Stewart MacGregor-Dennis ‘13.
ASSU Vice President and current Executive candidate Stewart MacGregor-Dennis ‘13, along with a friend whom he declined to name, has paid for over $2,000 of personal and ASSU-related services through an ODesk account, including one task that involved giving access to student names and emails to third-party contractors to aggregate the data.
Tonight at 6:30 in The CoHo, the candidates for ASSU Executive will be answering questions about their platforms. In addition to full coverage for tomorrow, we’ll be live blogging the entire thing at our new ASSU blog, so check it out if you can’t attend.