At a closed meeting and a brief public gathering on Tuesday, several members of the 18th Undergraduate Senate said they felt under-informed about the financial health of Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) due to the lack of financial data from the organization.
Stanford administration and faculty are working with the 18th Undergraduate Senate to build stronger communication with the student body through administrative office hours.
The 18th Undergraduate Senate underwent a practice round of the new elections system for the ASSU ballot in its second meeting of the new year. The body also discussed resolutions for drinking fountains in Crothers and Florence Moore Hall (FloMo).
The 18th Undergraduate Senate passed bills on diversity and cultural awareness in addition to discussing the recent controversy with Title IX decisions in their first meeting of the new year.
Over Thanksgiving Break, 14 Stanford students and one alum braved a 36-hour journey to support the protestors at Standing Rock, North Dakota.
Alumni of the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB) have spoken out against the decision to bar the Band from travelling to Big Game this weekend.
Students gathered in White Plaza and marched across campus on Thursday night, calling for an end to the construction of the “Dakota Access” Pipeline (DAPL), which would affect drinking water for more than 18 million people and cut through sacred indigenous sites. The protests were held in solidarity with the ongoing demonstrations in Standing Rock, North Dakota.
Sharing our Stories at Stanford, more commonly known as SOSAS, has been sharing the stories of LGBTQ+ students at Stanford for the almost two decades through the LGBTQ+ Community Resource Center.