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Kurt Chirbas

BJA bylaws to the Student Judicial Charter explained

In June, the Board on Judicial Affairs (BJA), a 15-member committee composed of students, faculty and administrators, voted to adopt eight bylaws to the Student Judicial Charter, aiming to clarify the policies and procedures to be followed during Stanford’s judicial process.

GSC overturns bylaws added to the Judicial Charter

The Graduate Student Council (GSC) last Wednesday approved a bill overturning eight new bylaws to the Student Judicial Charter, in part because members said they had not been included in conversations before the bylaws were adopted. The decision came nearly five months after the Board on Judicial Affairs (BJA) first adopted the bylaws and a day after the Undergraduate Senate, in a split 7-7 vote, failed to pass a counterpart bill that would have overturned the same bylaws.

Behind the scenes: how an LSJUMB field show comes together

Standing atop a mobile tower, overlooking a grass field and its current congregation of around 50 Stanford students, Giancarlo Aquilanti D.M.A. ’96 introduces himself. Most of the ground-level crowd already knows the man with the microphone and scream out his name (“Giancarlo!”) before he has a chance to state it himself. Aquilanti laughs and presses…

Transfer student experience offers rewards, challenges

For students who have either unusual life circumstances or compelling academic needs not met by their current institution, the university’s transfer admission process can provide an alternative route to becoming a Stanford undergraduate besides entering as a freshman right out of high school.

Student committee representatives hindered by lack of training, ASSU tardiness

According to a Faculty Senate report, the University’s system of committees provides “the best place for effective student participation in the governance of the University.” While students can serve on more than 40 committees in total, dealing with issues as varied as investment responsibility and laboratory animal care, their influence is often inconsistent and incomplete.

Committees give students a voice, but offer inconsistent influence

According to a Faculty Senate report, the University’s system of committees provides “the best place for effective student participation in the governance of the University.” While students can serve on more than 40 committees in total, dealing with issues as varied as investment responsibility and laboratory animal care, their influence is often inconsistent and incomplete.

Julia Landauer discusses Survivor stint

Julia Landauer '14, a 21-year-old professional racecar driver and Stanford undergraduate, recently took part in “Survivor: Caramoan,” the latest installation in the long-running reality series. Landauer sat down with The Daily to talk about being voted off the show, her lack of screen time, being compared to the flavor vanilla and the possibility of a return appearance.

Minor takes post as dean of School of Medicine

Lloyd Minor, the former provost of Johns Hopkins University, officially assumed his new position as dean of the Stanford School of Medicine on Saturday, Dec. 1. Minor succeeds Philip Pizzo, who stepped down from the post he had held since April 2001.

Stanford voters back Obama, Democrats

Repeating the results of the historic 2008 presidential election, voters at campus precincts overwhelmingly supported President Barack Obama on Tuesday. An exit poll conducted by The Daily showed that 88.11 percent of campus voters favored granting the Democratic candidate a second term.
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