Earlier this month, Stanford in Government (SIG) — the Haas Center-affiliated, non-partisan organization that is one of the largest student groups on campus — named economics major Olivia Martin ’19 as its Chair for the 2018-19 school year. The Daily sat down with Martin to discuss her history in SIG, her goals for the organization and its role in Stanford’s political climate.
Amid the continued vacancy of next year’s sophomore class presidency, a recent edition of the anonymously-authored campus e-newsletter The Fountain Hopper (FoHo) has raised questions about how many candidates for the position are currently under investigation for potential campaign violations.
Each spring, The Daily’s Editorial Board interviews and endorses candidates for ASSU Undergraduate Senate and Executive. Here are the students who we believe most deserve your vote.
What I want to contribute to campus dialogue about this upcoming spring election cycle is my experience working with Shanta while I was ASSU Executive, and why I believe Shanta is the leader and person Stanford deserves to have as its next student body president.
In its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the creation of an advocacy committee for graduate students to petition the administration, different possibilities for changing the structure of elections and the Council’s policies on letter-signing.
In its third meeting of the quarter, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed advocating for diversity, clarifying the Council’s election guidelines and improving financial literacy among graduate students.
Facing a funding squeeze for the rest of the quarter, the 18th Undergraduate Senate used its last meeting to transfer money from its Programming Board Reserves to the Programming Board’s spring budget.
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed resolutions to fix the discrepancies on ballots in the recent GSC election. Council members voted to resend ballots to students in the Law School and the School of Medicine as well as voters affected by an originally incomplete link who were unable to re-vote by the Friday night deadline. This partial re-do would include re-voting on all aspects of the original ballot apart from the Executive slate.