In its fourteenth meeting on Tuesday night, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate discussed upcoming changes to Stanford’s sexual assault adjudication process, approved funding for several student groups, and postponed voting on a prospective bill.
Barrio Assistance, Stanford’s entirely student-run tutoring group for elementary and middle school children, has a fresh group of student coordinators this fall. Barrio operates without advisers or Stanford faculty and interacts with a wide variety of Palo Alto schools, parents and kids, creating leadership challenges for the students in charge of the program, as well as unique merits.
Through Stanford’s Diversity Exchange program, four students from Spelman College, Morehouse College, and Howard University have swapped places with Stanford students this quarter. Though Stanford may be similar to the historically black colleges/universities in political views, some differences include the prevalence of the tech industry, its breadth of diversity, and size as a research institution.
A new website provides extensive data about the career paths of Stanford Ph.D. alumni, showing how fields are expanding and how students can best prepare themselves for the work force.