No, this is not an erotic rave but instead an annual campus tradition. Full Moon on the Quad (FMOTQ) began as a quaint tradition in the early 1900s when senior boys would present freshman girls with a flower before giving them a kiss on the cheek as a chivalrous way to welcome them to the Farm. Over the years, FMOTQ has evolved, but still helps welcome freshmen to the community.
Union Underground – a combination of a free used-clothing store and a student art gallery, located in the basement of Old Union – reopened last Friday after a four-week trial period at the end of last spring quarter.
Most Stanford students have probably never been to the Old Union basement, but Friday afternoon they will be able to witness its transformation from a storage space to Union Underground, a new student “art and sustainability collective.” The space is the brainchild of many students involved in a number of sustainability-focused groups on campus, particularly Students for a Sustainable Stanford (SSS) and Green Living Council (GLC).
Several senators expressed a need for more 24-hour study spaces or a 24-hour eatery on campus.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate adjourned Tuesday evening after approving funding for Full Moon on the Quad, discussing Nominations Commission openings and several bills on previous notice and passing the week’s funding bills.
In an attempt to provide better technology for student use, Residential Computing and the ASSU have installed new projector screens in some Old Union rooms — and spokespeople said they may do more in the near future…
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.