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Matt Wigler

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Year: 2019

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Administration: Ensure Stanford undergraduate voices are better represented in the administrative decision-making process

Admissions: Institute a fair, need-blind admissions process for international students

Community buildingEncourage dialogue between students who disagree by initiating a real, student-centered cardinal conversations program

Community centers: Support our campus community centers by demanding full funding to support their staff and activities

Disability: Advocate for the establishment of a Disability Studies minor and a community center for students with disabilities

Divestment: Support divestment from fossil fuels and private prisons, support Israel and vigorously oppose the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement

Environment: Champion environmental causes to secure Stanford as a leader in environmental responsibility

Free speech: Protect free speech while also demanding responsible speech

Governance: Convene frequent ASSU round-tables and utilize tools such as the Deliberative Poll

Group funding: Ensure fairness and equity in a streamlined funding process for all student organizations

Housing and Facilities: Provide more accessible dining options over breaks

Labor Relations: Partner with campus service workers in solidarity to support their movement for higher wages, affordable housing, travel stipends, and respect in the workplace. Push for more hiring to secure a more reasonable workload for employees in understaffed dining halls

Meal Plan: Expand the number and accessibility of Stanford’s kosher dining options, as well as weekend dining options for all students

Mental Health: Expand access to mental health resources, invest in student-led mental health initiatives and support continued efforts to destigmatize mental health issues

Outreach: Encourage partnerships between students and local Bay Area organizations to promote a model of active and engaged local citizenship

Sexual Assault: Pursue measures to better protect Stanford students from sexual assault and to help survivors achieve healing and justice

Subsidies: Expand the Opportunity Fund to cover study abroad programs, provide subsidies for printing, airport transfers and Caltrain rides and work to abolish course fees

Undocumented students: Protect our community by declaring Stanford a sanctuary campus and sharing resources with undocumented students