This election cycle, undergraduate Senate candidates numbered just over half of what they did last year; while 40 students ran for Senate in 2016, only 24 ran in 2017, with only two senators running for reelection.
Using a four-pronged framework, Professor of Earth System Science Noah Diffenbaugh ’96 M.S. ’97 and his research team have found a direct connection between extreme weather events and human impact.
Although the student body will vote on a multitude of candidates and Annual Grants in the upcoming ASSU elections, absent from the ballot this year are student-submitted referenda. This election season, there were three student-submitted referenda up for petitioning; however, none of them acquired enough signatures to move forward on the ballot despite strong backing from various student groups.
The Senate unanimously passed a resolution encouraging increased funding for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), to hire more counselors. ASSU also tabled a bill on Islamophobia, prompting the act’s author to leave early.
In the midst of the stress of winter quarter, the newly-established Stanford Zumba club provides students with an outlet to dance out their worries and stress-eating.
On Tuesday evening, the 18th Undergraduate Senate unanimously passed a resolution condemning Stanford’s recent dismissal of Title IX attorney Crystal Riggins as retaliatory.
The Daily chatted with Veronica Chambers, author of Michelle Obama’s latest biography and John S. Knight fellow, about race, our current political climate and Obama’s illustrious biceps.
A new student organization called StemSearch is working to help guide computer science (CS) students through the process of finding their first summer internships.