While high school students around the world anxiously await university admissions decisions, some applicants may have less cause for concern due to unique privileges gained from special connections with their schools of choice. According to former University admissions officers and college admissions experts, the difference made for those applicants—including legacies, children of faculty and development cases—may, in some cases, bridge the gap between acceptance and rejection.
Sixty-eight students declared their intent to run for various ASSU positions before the window for declaring candidacies and gathering petition signatures closed today at 5 p.m.
The ASSU Senate ultimately voted against a revised bill proposed by Student for Palestinian Equal Rights (SPER), which would have pledged the Senate’s support in urging the Board of Trustees to reconsider investment in two companies that SPER believes violate human rights and international law.
Many of the 36 candidates who have, to date, declared their intent to run for the ASSU Undergraduate Senate know little about the Senate’s operations and have only vague ideas about what they hope to accomplish as senators.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate voted Tuesday evening against a bill proposed by Students for Palestinian Equal Rights (SPER) urging the Board of Trustees to reconsider investments in companies that they said violate human rights and international law.
A rise in winter quarter alcohol incidents has prompted University administrators to warn freshmen about the consequences of dangerous drinking, even as overall numbers show an improvement on previous years.
The Stanford men’s tennis team found success this weekend at the 124th Annual Pacific Coast Doubles Championships, with two of the Cardinal’s five doubles teams advancing to the semifinals.
According to tournament director Bill Kellogg, teaching professionals, former tour players, college coaches and even junior players have registered as independent players in the past. Previous tournament champions include John McEnroe, Bobby Riggs, Ted Schroeder and Arthur Ashe.