In an initiative to reduce water waste and disposable plastic bottles, R&DE) is working with the ASSU to install refillable water bottle water fountains in Crothers Hall and Florence Moore Hall.
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) swore in new members and confirmed 2017 ASSU election, special fees and referendum results.
The newly-launched Stanford Voter Project is giving students more reason to vote by getting their dorm mates involved in voter registration drives.
The Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society held a panel discussion on a Collaboration for Scaling Global Education yesterday at Cubberley Auditorium. The panelists included Julia Gillard, the former Prime Minister of Australia; Yuri Afanasiev, the United Nations’ Resident Coordinator of India; Shiv Khemka, the chair of The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (TGELF); and Rebecca Winthrop, the director of the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution. Vasundhara Raje, the chief minister of the Indian state of Rajasthan, was not able to attend the panel and was represented by Naresh Gangwar, an official from the Rajasthan Department of Education.
In response to a student suicide in India, The Stanford Center for South Asia hosted a second installment of their teach-in series on “Why Caste Matters” on February 29.
Conceptualized last winter, CNECT is a new online platform for student entrepreneurs to share ideas, present opinions and exchange knowledge about entrepreneurship across the world. Founded by Jasmin Park '16, CNECT essentially acts as a news-publishing platform, consolidating diverse ideas.
The Sexual Assault Prevention committee of the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) partnered with the Spoken Word Collective to organize an open mic event, called “(Un)filtered,” on gender violence, sexual assault and identity last Wednesday, Nov. 4. The event comes at a time during which the University is also reviewing a proposed updated judicial process for sexual assault.
In honor of University President John Hennessy stepping down at the end of the academic year, the Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) organized an a cappella group songwriting competition. The three winning groups performed their songs at the Block Party honoring Hennessy on Saturday.