Shanta Katipamula ’19 was elected chair over returning Senator Hattie Gawande ’18 in the first meeting of the 18th Undergraduate Senate.
Undocumented students from Sequoia High School commanded a crowd of about 70 people with their personal stories of migration and struggle at El Centro Chicano last week. The education session was organized by MeCHA de Stanford, Latin@s Unid@s de Stanford and the First-Generation Low-Income Partnership (FLIP) in collaboration with Redwood City 2020 and Sequoia High School’s Dream Club.
At its final meeting, the 17th Undergraduate Senate found itself under attack by ASSU President John-Lancaster Finley ’16, passed the bill on anti-Semitism and disputed Greek life financial aid measures.
From performing plays written by elementary schoolers to a cozy crocheting circle in the lounge, a number of special interest groups work to enrich campus life outside class with their creative offerings.
The Daily took a look at some special interest groups on campus, exploring how crocheting, fruit picking and performing for children have created spaces for students to bond in close-knit communities.
On April 14, five janitorial staff who work in Stanford’s academic center shared their needs and goals for their new labor contract with at least 40 students in a forum at the Markaz. The staff raised three key issues – wages, cost of living and medical benefits.
Last week’s debate over an ASSU Senate bill against anti-Semitism resulted in sitting Senator Gabriel Knight ’17 dropping out of the race for re-election, due to ostensibly anti-Semitic remarks that he made on the Senate floor. Yesterday, the 17th Undergraduate Senate proposed a bill to censure him for his actions amid campus-wide reactions, which range from calls for Knight’s immediate resignation to an op-ed written in his defense.
Results for the 2016 ASSU elections were posted early Monday morning on the ASSU elections website. Originally slated for release on Saturday afternoon, the elections commission took the two additional days to “validate the results.” According to an email from the elections commission, the candidates ranked 15th and 16th for the Undergraduate Senate had been separated…
Originally slated for release on Saturday, April 9, the results of the 2016 ASSU elections will be delayed until Monday, April 11 at the earliest. The reason for the delay, outlined in an email to candidates from the ASSU elections commission, is ostensibly so that the elections commission can “validate the results”.