The 21st Undergraduate Senate discussed initiatives on Tuesday evening to create comprehensive sexual assault policy on campus, particularly following the release of the campus climate survey on sexual assault and harassment, and passed a bill to improve Senator efficiency and accountability.
At its 8th meeting, the 21st Undergraduate Senate discussed initiatives to improve Senator efficiency and accountability, affirmed their continued support for Chanel Miller and considered additions to student safety service 5-SURE. Senator Micheal Brown ’22 proposed a resolution to require minimum engagement standards for Senators as part of a push to enhance accountability and communication…
The 2018 midterms shook our Congress to its core. The U.S. House of Representatives elected a record number of women, with at least 90 female candidates making their way to Washington, D.C. in January of this year. In my conversation with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at the Stanford Women in Business Executive Leadership Series this past…
On Wednesday night, Vice President for Campus Engagement Matthew Tiews led a town-hall brainstorming session to hear from first-generation and/or low-income (FLI) students about the ongoing Town Center Project.
Advocates for Stanford’s full divestment from fossil fuels marched on Friday afternoon to deliver their proposal to Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole.
At a recent event for a 2020 Democratic hopeful, I was struck by a question from the audience. Cloaked in a floral dress and cool demeanor, the woman ever-so-slightly raised her hand. “I saw you speak in New York a few weeks ago. You were different – subdued, diplomatic, placating. Is this just the California version of you? Who’s the real you, Senator?”
At the 18th meeting of the 20th Undergraduate Senate, Senators unanimously approved a resolution supporting increased pay, but not “financial reparations,” for Ethnic Theme Associates (ETA).
In late Dec. 2018, civil rights lawyer and political activist Steve Phillips ’92 announced the formation of Dreams United, a Super PAC in support of former classmate Senator Cory Booker ’91 M.A. ’92.