With a new app based on a writing competition hosted at Stanford last year, John Lawrence ’14 B.S.’15 M.S. aims to make reading more attractive to millennials by socializing the reading experience and capitalizing on the popularity of serialized narratives.
In its third meeting this quarter, the 17th Undergraduate Senate passed a resolution calling for a new campus climate survey. In addition, the Senate passed a motion to allow knowledgeable representatives to take the place of financial officers at one of two mandatory information sessions on annual grants or special fee requests. It also approved funding bills and confirmed Luka Fatuesi ’17 and Sean Means ’18 as ASSU assistant financial managers.
In its second meeting of the quarter, the ASSU Senate passed a bill to appoint the 2015-2016 elections committee, discussed a resolution in support of a new campus climate survey and discussed a bill to confirm Luka Fatuesi ’17 and Sean Means ’18 as ASSU Assistant Financial Managers. In addition, the ASSU is working on updating its website.
In its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate approved funding for various student groups, including Kappa Kappa Gamma for Snowchella, deliberated and voted against a bill to modify senate by-law policies and passed a resolution for a sustainable dining hall. The bill to modify the Senate by-law policies, drafted by Viraj Mehta…
Marisa Vara Arredondo ’97 pursued her lifelong passion to create the pH optimized skin care line “Phace Bioactive,” which is being sold at retail outlets across the nation, including the Stanford Bookstore and Saks 5th Avenue.
In its meeting Tuesday evening, the ASSU Senate debated on and referred the bill requiring Volunteer Student Organizations (VSOs) buying custom products to purchase them through Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) to the Appropriations committee.
On Tuesday night, the ASSU 17th Undergraduate Senate met in its twelfth meeting as a senate, discussing the involvement of pre-professional groups with the open membership bill as well as a bill to require Volunteer Student Organizations (VSOs) custom products purchasing through Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE). The Senate continued discussion regarding a sustainable food themed dining hall.
In its tenth meeting as a Senate, the 17th ASSU Undergraduate Senate voted to approve funding bills, including that for Mausoleum, and discussed a bill that calls for the introduction of a sustainable dining hall.
Since its inception in 2011, Cardinal Nights has transitioned from focusing on alcohol-free events to programming based on student feedback, providing a wide variety of entertainment choices for drinkers and non-drinkers alike.
After not receiving special fees funding during the the ASSU election last spring, club sports and Stanford Speakers Bureau have adopted alternative funding strategies – such as using reserves and seeking outside funding through volunteering and fundraisers – to continue uninterrupted with their plans.
The second meeting of the quarter for the 17th ASSU Undergraduate Senate took place Tuesday evening. A bill modifying the Senate by-laws regarding time off campus dominated the discussion. ASSU executives John-Lancaster Finley ’16 and Brandon Hill ’16 also proposed the possibility of having John Legend come to campus and sought the support of the…
The Stanford Shakespeare Company recently received a donation that doubled its annual budget from the Werger family who was impressed by the Company’s performance of ‘A Winter’s Tale’ last Spring.
The Old Union ballroom was transformed into a microcosm of Thailand during Thai Night on Saturday, a celebration of the sights, sounds and foods of Thai culture. The event featured a variety of song and dance performances and authentic Thai food, as well as a spicy-food-eating competition. Those who purchased a ticket to the event…
On Friday, May 8, the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students (BASES) filled the Arrillaga Alumni Center with the clamor of pitches and prototypes made by aspiring Stanford entrepreneurs during the BASES Challenge Competition. In this two-decade-old annual competition, BASES awards $100,000 in prize money to the winning teams as determined by a panel of judges.
This year’s Blackfest featured various groups around campus performing music, dance and spoken word. The annual event was held put together by the Black Family Gathering Committee and focused on both celebrating black art and addressing recent social justice issues.
The Graduate Student Council’s Diversity Advocacy Committee (DAC) is holding its annual Graduate Student Diversity Week from Monday, April 20, to Friday, April 24. Throughout the week, the DAC aims to promote conversation regarding diversity amongst graduate students through a series of panel discussions, hands-on workshops and free-form discussions.
The Stanford Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society (ASES) hosted its annual Stanford Summit from April 4 to April 10. Thirty-five international delegates selected from a larger pool of 300 applicants and hailing from all over the Asian-Pacific attended the entrepreneurship conference. Countries represented included Australia, China, India, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand.
The four candidate slates running for the ASSU Executive Office participated in a debate at CoHo on Wednesday, April 9. The debate was moderated by Joseph Beyda ’15 and Brandon Camhi ’16, the editors in chief of The Stanford Daily and The Stanford Review, respectively.
Over the weekend, BASES hosted its inaugural Women in Entrepreneurship Summit which gave participants the opportunity to interact with successful female entrepreneurs. The event took place on Saturday, April 4, in the Obendorf Event Center at the Graduate School of Business.
The Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center was bustling with activity throughout the weekend of Feb. 20 to Feb. 22 with over 670 programmers from across the nation creating hacks in the allocated 36-hour time frame.