As Stanford commemorates the 50th anniversary of Tresidder Union this year, the University has begun re-examining the state of the student unions, questioning whether the spaces are still meeting the needs of Stanford undergraduates. While Tresidder has taken on a more commercial role in recent years, focus groups held by the University have injected new…
Behind the bustle of the CoHo however, lies a tumultuous past.
The undergraduate student body elected 13 freshmen and two sophomores to the ASSU Undergraduate Senate, election commissioner Adam Adler ’13 announced Saturday at a results party held at the CoHo Saturday.
And, with only that warning, you realize your one-on-one time must come to an end. There is a third party on the scene.
This year’s ASSU Executive candidates sparred Monday night during a debate at the CoHo co-sponsored by The Daily and The Stanford Review. Slates Zimbroff-Wagstaff, Open Source Candidates and Macgregor-Dennis & Druthi participated, while a fourth and fifth slate, Family Matters and Mwaura-Mbatia, dropped out of the presidential race fewer than 24 hours before the event.
Coffee is finding an ever-firmer foothold at Stanford. In the last few years, coffee shops have sprouted up in every corner of campus. Coupa Cafe now offers coffee from three different locations: Two are located in University buildings in the Science & Engineering Quad while another serves coffee between Green and Meyer libraries, not to mention the automated machine that serves students 24/7 on the first floor of Meyer Library.
The Stanford Storytelling Project sponsored ‘Big Shorts’ at a packed CoHo Tuesday evening. Writers, including Tobias Wolff, read selections from their work.
The ASSU and the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs (VPSA) are forming a working group to review use of the Old Union complex following a preliminary report that stated Old Union is not serving the Stanford community to its full potential.