On the eve of the 2019 Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) student government elections, ASSU Executive candidate Kimiko Hirota ’20 publicly apologized for a screenshot of a 2018 tweet she described as “anti-Semitic,” which she had posted on a now-deleted Twitter account. The tweet was publicized by the Stanford College Republicans (SCR) on Facebook…
It’s election day, Stanford! In preparation for the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) elections, which will be conducted via email ballot Wednesday and Thursday, The Daily surveyed each executive slate to find out their stances on the University’s most pressing issues. Below are summaries of each candidates responses: Kimiko Hirota ’20 and Bryce Tuttle…
As members of the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) all undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford play crucial roles in improving student life and supporting student organizations on campus. The legislative bodies of the ASSU—the Undergraduate Senate and Graduate Student Council—are dedicated to being conscientious stewards of student trust and funds. Moreover, all branches of the ASSU are committed to ensuring sound and transparent student government policies and practices. In pursuit of these objectives, ASSU leadership launched a project team last Spring comprised of members of each major ASSU branch. We, the ASSU Constitutional Reform Project Team, have drafted five Constitutional reforms over the past year that will be placed on the 2019 Spring Election ballot that we strongly encourage you to support.
While Stanford is a private university, its website notes that “the federal government sponsors approximately 80 percent” of its 6,000-plus externally sponsored projects.
A former senator plans to appeal to the ASSU Constitutional Council after the Election Commission rejected his filing for a second Undergraduate Senate term.
The Council also unanimously approved a bill to place amendments to the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Constitution on the spring elections ballot.
During open session, the GSC discussed The Daily’s request to receive annual grant funding from the Council despite missing the deadline for portions of the application.
he proposed changes to Title IX are undergoing a mandatory public comment period until Wednesday, the comment submission deadline set by the DOE which must read and respond to all feedback submitted during this time.