The first annual Stanford First Generation and/or Low Income (FLI) Conference was held this past weekend from March 2 to 4. Around 250 students and school administrators from Stanford and other elite universities including Duke and UC Berkeley participated in the conference, which was based around the theme of “uplifting voices.”
PostsMore, a new website launched last month by three undergraduates, aims to better connect Stanford students by consolidating a number of student-facing services that are currently spread across a disparate set of popular social platforms, or cease to exist at all. The site, created by Curtis Staples ’20, Akshay Kalose ’20 and Ethan Aldrich ’21, includes features to help students meet new people across campus, organize rideshares and offer academic advice to their peers, among others.
A student ambassador program is launching at the Office of Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse (SARA) this quarter to expand the office’s volunteer network and outreach.
Workers were told that the stickers’ message, “Respect and fair workload,” was “disparaging of Stanford” and thus went against a union-University agreement. Union representatives called requests to remove the stickers a violation of workers’ rights.
The Undergraduate Senate will implement new funding procedures by winter quarter to divide the current Standard Grants system into two categories – Standard Grants and Quick Grants. This will make for three separate categories of student group funding in total, in addition to the existing Annual Grants process, which will remain unchanged.
Self-proclaimed Islamophobe Robert Spencer’s upcoming visit to campus by invitation from Stanford College Republicans (SCR) sparked debate on free speech and inclusivity among faculty and students.
In its eighth meeting, the 19th Undergraduate Senate approved funding requests from student groups, deliberated general guidelines for funding and heard project updates from individual senators.
The group aims to initiate a collaborative project with a writing component as their first undertaking, bringing together group members and incarcerated people in the creative effort.