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.
The Constitutional Council ruled 5-0 in favor of Band and KZSU, affirming that student groups have the right to petition a Senate funding rejection if the funding request lays outside of the Senate’s funding guidelines.
The ASSU Constitutional Council heard arguments from Band, KZSU and ASSU on whether the Senate violated its constitution by denying voluntary student organizations (VSOs) the right to petition for Annual Grants that violate the Senate’s funding guidelines.
The launch of a new organization called Indivisible Stanford marks another outlet for students to act against the Trump administration — this time stemming from the law student community, which some say has become more politically active in recent weeks.
Laurence Tubiana is a French economist, diplomat, and professor who served as French ambassador at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP21, where the latest global agreement on climate change was negotiated.
In their Tuesday night meeting meeting, the 18th Undergraduate Senate tabled the “Full House” Bill and discussed a bill to set up a joint committee on sexual violence with the Graduate Student Council.