The ASSU Undergraduate Senate unanimously passed the Calling for Action to Restore Decency and Equality in Non-accessible Language Courses (CARDINAL) Act Tuesday. The bill urges the Language Center to take immediate action in revising its attendance policy, which deducts two percentage points from a student’s final grade for every absence, regardless of the justification for missing class.
Late Sunday night, Student Activities and Leadership (SAL) transferred data over from an old student group registration system to a new one, momentarily causing some student officials to be locked out of their privileges on the site.
Next week Stanford is switching applications for the management of the more than 650 student groups and organizations on campus, moving from a system called MyGroups to a different system, titled OrgSync.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate discussed the proposed New York City campus and was updated on several ASSU Executive programs at its meeting on Tuesday evening.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate meeting on Tuesday night started off with unanimous passage of the bill establishing the Division of Internal Review (DIR), a bill that failed at last week’s Senate meeting.
On Wednesday the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed its position as a facilitator of freedom of speech on the Stanford campus.
Last night’s Senate ethics discussion followed a flurry of proposed changes that made the rounds on the group’s public e-mail list last month, prompting a rare response from head of Student Activities and Leadership Nanci Howe as the group broke for finals.