In its penultimate meeting, the 19th Undergraduate Senate introduced a bill that would give Senators the power to financially penalize student groups that invite guests perceived to be in violation of the Fundamental Standard, a University statement guiding student conduct since 1896.
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.
After two weeks of stunts, Dahkota Brown ’20 has been chosen as the new Stanford Tree. Selected by current members of the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB), Brown is the first Native American student to be selected as the Tree, the Band’s mascot.
Camping out in front of Green Library for two weeks in a tent nicknamed “Mars-a-Lagunita”? Submerging at least one body part in water, again for two weeks? Spending the night in a tree in White Plaza? Willingly eating ghost peppers and mealworms?
In 2018, the following will celebrate their 50th birthday: Will Smith. The Big Mac. The Beatles’ hit song, “Hey Jude.” Hugh Jackman. “2001: A Space Odyssey.” And, last but certainly not least: the Stanford Faculty Senate. The Faculty Senate makes academic policy at Stanford and debates a variety of other University-wide issues — in the…
In its second meeting, the 50th Faculty Senate reviewed free speech guidelines ahead of controversial conservative writer Robert Spencer’s upcoming talk at Stanford, discussed the University’s investments in offshore funds and received updates on the medical school.
Tracy K. Smith, the current Poet Laureate of the United States, spoke at Cemex Auditorium on Monday as part of the Lane Lecture Series.
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…