Brock Turner’s attorney argued to three appellate justices on Tuesday that the former Stanford swimmer’s sexual assault conviction should be overturned.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) found after a three-year investigation that aspects of Stanford’s policies on sexual harassment and sexual assault were not compliant with Title IX, Provost Persis Drell announced in a “Notes from the Quad” post on Tuesday.
On Sunday, Apr. 8, two of the three executive slates running for the 2018-2019 ASSU presidency and vice presidency participated in a debate co-hosted by The Stanford Daily and KZSU. Shanta Katipamula ’19 and Ph.D. candidate Rosie Nelson (the Shanta-Rosie slate) debated Khaled Aounallah ’19 and Michael Ocon ’20 (the Khaled-Ocon slate) for approximately an hour while KZSU’s Caleb Smith ’17 M.A. ’18 and The Daily’s Yasmin Samrai ’21 moderated.
The measure to recall Judge Aaron Persky ’84 M.A. ’85 will remain on the June 5 Santa Clara County ballot, following the 6th District’s denial of Persky’s appeal on Monday.
On Wednesday, Provost Persis Drell published a “Notes from the Quad” blog post that included the statements originally proposed by Emily Doe to be inscribed onto a plaque marking the site of Doe’s Jan. 2015 sexual assault by then-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner.
In its 23rd meeting on Tuesday night, the 19th Undergraduate Senate unanimously passed a joint resolution calling for transparency and sensitivity towards low-income communities in the University’s General Use Permit (GUP).
On Friday afternoon, approximately 60 Stanford community members gathered outside Kappa Alpha to demand that Stanford use a quote chosen by Brock Turner’s victim for a memorial plaque marking the site of her 2015 sexual assault.
In the 22nd Meeting of the 19th Undergraduate Senate, a resolution supporting the Accountable and Affordable Health Care Initiatives successfully passed. Senators also discussed the upcoming Cardinal Conversation with controversial social scientist Charles Murray.