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Hundreds of Stanford and local high school students rally for gun control

In the wake of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) in Parkland, Florida that left 17 students and faculty members dead, survivors of the shooting galvanized a national movement demanding gun reform. Exactly one month later, on Wednesday March 14, students at Stanford and in Palo Alto joined others around the country in a nationwide walkout for gun control.

Senate reconstitutes ASSU committee on sexual violence, discusses divestment

In its tenth meeting, the 19th Undergraduate Senate approved an ASSU Joint Legislative Committee on Sexual Violence, discussed the Board of Trustees’ decision on prison divestment and rolled out a new funding process for voluntary student organizations (VSOs), whereby applications for grants larger than $1000 must be submitted a quarter in advance. Joint Legislative Committee…