The Stanford College Republicans (SCR) have submitted a Standard Grant application to the Undergraduate Senate to host Dinesh D’Souza, a far-right author and filmmaker, on campus on Jan. 16.
The council, which has about $180,000 in funds per year according to funding committee member Melanie Malinas, doled out $4,420 during Wednesday’s meeting.
In a unanimous vote, the councillors swore in Latin American history Ph.D candidate Mateo Carrillo to represent the social sciences district. Carrillo was the default replacement for Caleb Smith ’18, who was elected last year but graduated, leaving the seat vacant over the summer.
At Wednesday’s Graduate Student Council (GSC) meeting, members continued to discuss concerns over the lack of dining options for graduate students.
In its seventh meeting, the 20th Undergraduate Senate motioned to give a $1,000 quick grant to Kappa Alpha Theta (Theta) for their annual event, Theta Breakers, denying their request for greater funding.
During its final meeting of the summer on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed graduate student funding transparency, stipends and other pertinent campus issues to bring up at a November town hall with Provost Persis Drell.
A Facebook post by Hamzeh Daoud ’20, in which he threatened to “physically fight” Zionist students, has sparked debate over not only Israeli-Palestinian relations but also over the limits of students’ speech and the potential consequences of an online threat.
During its first meeting of Summer Quarter, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the ASSU operational budget and measures to improve funding conditions for graduate students.