Beginning this August, KNBR 1050 AM will have exclusive rights to broadcast Cardinal football and men’s basketball games, a change from current provider XTRA Sports 860 (KTRB), which has carried the University’s games for the past three years.
The Undergraduate Senate settled into office yesterday. At its first full-length meeting Tuesday night, it confirmed the membership of Senate committees, passed funding bills and discussed two separate pieces of legislation–one that would create paid consultant positions on the ASSU Publications Board (Pub Board) and another that would establish the office of ASSU Parliamentarian.
Officials from Stanford’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety met with University leadership Monday to present newly drafted, institution-wide machine shop safety guidelines. The move, a departure from the University’s hands-off policy, was prompted by the April 11 death of a Yale senior Michele Dufault and Saturday’s after-hours fire at the Product Realization Lab.
The members of the 13th Undergraduate Senate took office on Tuesday night and made their first decision by electing Senators Rafael Vasquez ’12 and Dan Ashton ’14 to the posts of Senate chair and deputy chair, respectively. The transition, however, did not come without its share of controversy.
A bill passed by the ASSU Undergraduate Senate on Tuesday night will restrict the amount of money that can be used to campaign in class president elections, setting the cap at $400 per slate. The legislation is a scaled-down version of a bill presented last week, which previously included a $100 spending limit in Senate races.
The Undergraduate Senate passed a bill on Tuesday night that would refine the role of the ASSU Publications Board and discussed a separate piece of legislation that would put caps on campaign expenditures in ASSU elections.
One hundred students, hailing from 26 different universities, arrived on the Farm on Thursday to attend a four-day entrepreneurship conference.
Last fall, ASSU President Angelina Cardona ’11 received an offer from an Internet start-up that promised financial incentives in exchange for promotional work. The company, Jobbook.com, is an online job-listing site launched by Montreal lawyer Jean de Brabant.