Student-group leaders and financial officers have increasingly voiced their frustration concerning Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) banking process, with some students reporting delays of up to four months before receiving compensation for expenses they paid out-of-pocket on behalf of a group.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate unanimously passed the Calling for Action to Restore Decency and Equality in Non-accessible Language Courses (CARDINAL) Act Tuesday. The bill urges the Language Center to take immediate action in revising its attendance policy, which deducts two percentage points from a student’s final grade for every absence, regardless of the justification for missing class.
Against the advice of Neveen Mahmoud ’11, the CEO of Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) and the financial manager for the ASSU, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate passed a bill Tuesday authorizing the allocation of $35,000 from the Undergraduate Special Buffer Fund to the Stanford Concert Network. The Graduate Student Council (GSC) will consider the bill tomorrow.
On Jan. 12, the Stanford biodesign program and the Stanford School of Medicine signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This memorandum gives both organizations a foundation that allows future collaboration on projects, such as working to improve the regulatory process for innovations in medical technology.
Stanford students with physical disabilities discussed and answered questions about their lives and the assistive technologies that help them overcome living difficulties that result from their conditions in a public panel discussion on Thursday.
For the 25th anniversary of the national Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, institutions across Stanford organized events to commemorate the life and works of this extraordinary national figure.
Ticket sales for this year’s Fiesta Bowl far exceeded those from last year’s Orange Bowl, echoing the desire of Stanford fans to see Andrew Luck play his last college game, as he led the No. 4 Cardinal against No. 3 Oklahoma State.
A recent study found that “everyday pricing,” defined as consistently low prices across all products, is in fact more effective than “promotional pricing,” defined as temporary discounts, in supermarkets.