The ASSU Senate kicked off its meeting Tuesday with the introduction of Lina Hidalgo ‘13, the new ASSU Executive Chief of Staff nominated by ASSU President Michael Cruz ‘12 and Vice President Stewart Macgregor-Dennis ‘13.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate dipped into a $350,000 buffer fund in order to fund two upcoming concert events on campus: BlackFest and a spring concert sponsored by the Stanford Concert Executive Committee (SCEC).
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate kicked off its first meeting of the winter quarter in the upstairs lounge of the Nitery at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday night with an update from the Publications Board. The Senate passed all the spending bills suggested by the Board.
The Division of Internal Review (DIR), an internal auditing program within the ASSU set up by ASSU Executive Michael Cruz ’12 and DIR director Andrew Aguilar ’14, has run into several problems getting off the ground.
The ASSU Senate meeting started off with a closed meeting between the Undergraduate Senate and the internal review panel for judicial affairs.
Beyond music, Lindener is passionate about revolutionizing democratic systems. Though hesitant to admit it, Lindener says that his research seeks to provide a way to revolutionize the architecture of democracy.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate broke down into tense, heated discussions at multiple points in Tuesday evening’s meeting. A bill to admonish several members of the ASSU may or not have passed due to an unresolved debate concerning the Senate bylaws. Senate Chair Rafael Vazquez ’12 announced the measure’s failure before the meeting adjourned, but proponents of the bill argue that the bill passed with a majority of voting members.
The ASSU has launched a new peer-to-peer advocacy program intended to connect students with members of the ASSU who can help solve problems students have with the University.