In its weekly meeting on Wednesday night, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) addressed issues surrounding the Campus Climate Survey, KZSU’s complaint over its funding and graduate students’ healthcare issues.
In the 21st meeting of the 19th Undergraduate Senate on Tuesday evening, KZSU general manager Caleb Smith ’17 M.A. ’18 announced that he will file a Constitutional Council suit against the Senate on behalf of the Stanford radio station. Smith, who is also a Daily staffer, alleges that the Senate violated a section of the Constitution that requires the location, time and agenda for ASSU meetings to be made publicly available.
Smith says that he should have been able to attend a meeting that determined the apportionment of funds recommended for KZSU between the undergraduate and graduate ballots.
Alan Wong, a representative for workers at Stanford Hospital, returned to the GSC this week to ask the council to pass a resolution that would “call on Stanford Health Care to address healthcare concerns brought up by patients and caregivers”.
Administrators will speak at a town hall Thursday in response to continued concerns about the negative implications of the GOP’s tax bill — now passed by both houses of Congress — for Stanford and its students.
two new allegations of Moretti sexually harassing graduate students have surfaced: one from a woman who says she had to set a dog loose to get Moretti to stop propositioning her and leave her house late at night and another incident described by multiple sources who say Moretti lost a job opportunity at Johns Hopkins after a graduate student reported that he touched her inappropriately.
Coterms who take an extra year at Stanford report taking on greater responsibility for all areas of their lives, from their courses of study to their housing to their finances. As one coterm put it, making a comparison to the undergraduate experience: “It’s a completely different game.”
Some graduate students with children who spoke to The Daily said that they feel they are being overlooked and that the University could do more to meet their needs.
Students seeking a “needs-driven” approach to were recently put through a series of emotionally frustrating hospital simulations to deepen their perspectives on medical challenges.