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Julia Enthoven

ASSU Executive candidate slates debate at CoHo

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.

ASSU receives 35 applications for NomCom

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…

Senate discusses VSO funding, ARP committee

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.

CAB to become a ‘branch’ of ASSU

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.

ASSU leaders discuss student influence

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.

ARP debate continues in Senate

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.

New Senate to continue ARP debate tonight

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.
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