Shelley Gao takes a look at the new issues facing the freshly-elected leaders in the ASSU.
Emily Hulme remarks on what real issues the campaigns should focus on, at Stanford and beyond.
With two late entrants to the ASSU executive race Wednesday afternoon, a total of six slates have officially announced their bids for the top two spots in Stanford student government.
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With special fees petitioning season on its way, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate last night considered the projected Student Services Division (SSD) budget, which will move SSD to special fees for the first time this year. A number of senators expressed clear opposition to the allotted stipends, suggesting that SSD officers ought not be paid through the special fee at all.
As ASSU election season approaches, undergraduate senators and the elections commission seem to agree on one thing: creating an equal opportunity for all students to run for ASSU positions.
About 25 student group and ASSU representatives filled Old Union 200 on Monday night for an informational meeting about how to prepare their 2010 budgets ahead of application season for special fees funding.