In advance of the upcoming ASSU elections, The Daily took a closer look at the two slates seeking to become the 2013-14 ASSU Executives.
This year’s three candidate slates for ASSU Executive participated in a pre-election debate on Monday evening at the CoHo, in an event that touched on topics ranging from how best to restore the ASSU’s credibility on campus to the slates’ contrasting priorities.
Stanford allotted an $850,000 increase in funding for the Creative Writing Program this academic year in response to a rise in course enrollments, according to the 2013-14 University budget.
While his peers worry about what major to declare or their summer plans, Peter Moon '15 currently faces a different, more complicated decision -- whether he will serve in the South Korean military, and when.
The 50 undergraduate and five joint VSOs seeking special fees on April 11 and 12 have all put forward budgets exceeding the $6,000 limit granted by the general fees process.
The ASSU Executive Board received 35 applications for seven seats on the 2012-2013 Nominations Committee (NomCom), the group of students responsible for selecting and appointing student representatives to more than 40 University committees and organizations. ASSU President Robbie Zimbroff ’12 M.A. ’13 said that the pool of applicants — half graduate and half undergraduate students — is diverse and…
University administrators dismissed the lawsuit filed by the Ecological Rights Foundation (ERF) and Our Children’s Earth Foundation (OCE).
Stanford may face criminal charges if investigators find evidence of endangered species take.
Weekend storms have begun what may be a wet year for Lake Lagunita, according to Associate Director of Water Services and Civil Infrastructure Tom Zigterman.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate (US) unanimously approved student group funding for 13 Voluntary Student Organizations (VSO) at their Tuesday meeting. Administrations & Rules Committee Chair Lauren Miller '15 dismissed the only action item, a bill which she co-authored to expel senator Janhavi Vartak '15 from the senate.
Faculty Senate action on the Alternative Review Process (ARP) cannot be taken until the ASSU legislative bodies pass a bill on it, University officials confirmed Wednesday.
The Weiland Health Initiative, an interdisciplinary program chartered to promote health and wellness across the spectrum of gender identities and sexual orientations, began its second official year with plans for new programming.
Senator Ashley Harris '15 has been absent from both of the Senate’s first on-campus meetings this year. Additionally, President Robbie Zimbroff '12 and Vice President William Wagstaff '12 were also absent, and thus unable to give an executive update.
Senators allow accelerated process to pass bills funding Full Moon on the Quad and Sigma Nu's Endless Summer.
ASSU President Robbie Zimbroff ‘12 and Vice President William Wagstaff ‘12 have appointed their executive cabinet and made headway on several ASSU programs.
The Hoover Institute, a University-affiliated conservative think tank, has begun a $60 million fundraising campaign for a new facility to be built on the site of the current Cummings Art Building. The planned facility will be the Institute’s first expansion project in 35 years.
At its last meeting of the academic year, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate endorsed the nomination of almost 100 students to University committees, established the Community Action Board (CAB) as a permanent institution of the ASSU and approved the new elections commissioner and Publications Board chairs.
Recently elected ASSU President Robbie Zimbroff ‘12 said that he believes the 2012-2013 ASSU representatives should adopt an approach that is more cooperative and less politicized than that of previous representatives when interacting with University administrators.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate heard a two-hour series of opinions Tuesday from individuals involved with the debate on the Alternative Review Process (ARP), Stanford’s judicial procedure for cases involving sexual assault, relationship violence, sexual harassment and stalking. Except for the regular funding bills, which passed unanimously, the senators did not pass any new legislation or present a revised budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate addressed Tuesday a pressing need to form an interim commission to solicit applications, interview and nominate student representatives for more than 40 University committees before a June 1 deadline.
In its second meeting, the 14th Undergraduate Senate began discussion Tuesday on the Alternative Review Process (ARP), a judicial procedure for cases involving sexual assault, sexual harassment or relationship violence at Stanford.
The 14th ASSU Undergraduate Senate will discuss the Alternative Review Process (ARP) tonight at the senators’ first full-length meeting in office. The program, which piloted in 2010 and was set for review and re-approval this year, provides an alternative judicial procedure for cases of sexual harassment, sexual assault and relationship abuse.