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Jordan Payne

Student startup centralizes student-facing services

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 guide to the new funding process for student groups

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.

ASSU hopes to increase civic engagement with new initiatives

This year, the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Elections Commission has made substantial revisions to the elections process, most notably with the introduction of Qualtrics, an online platform that the University uses for administrative surveys. For the first time, individualized links to ballots will be sent to each student’s email. Other additions to the voting process include reminder tables on voting days, hosted debates for the executive slates and dinner discussions between voters and candidates.
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