In its second meeting, the Constitutional Council voted unanimously to defer a vote on the frivolity of the case Stanford College Republicans v. Undergraduate Senate for two weeks.
Among others, the GSC discussed an initiative to rebrand Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) and Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE).
On Wednesday evening, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed a Joint Bill to Implement Student Will on Fossil Fuel Divestment and the General Use Permit (GUP). The Council also elected a new chairperson and two vice chairpeople.
In its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) brainstormed ideas for Stanford’s long-range planning process and saw updates from housing and an Undergraduate Senate bill to review Constitutional Council guidelines. Meanwhile, the GSC must consider what they must allocate parts of their budget to for the coming academic year.
In its second official meeting Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council addressed flaws in the Voluntary Student Organization (VSO) funding guidelines and proposed outside outreach committee opportunities.
The 18th Undergraduate Senate discussed a bill in response to President Donald Trump’s travel ban and disputed renewed criticism of the Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) management.
After its last CEO resigned following ethical criticism last year, Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) has come under attack again for internal inefficiency under its new CEO amid continued financial hits over the past year. The organization exceeded its budget last fiscal year and has changed funding policies to counteract these financial hardships in the future.
At a closed meeting and a brief public gathering on Tuesday, several members of the 18th Undergraduate Senate said they felt under-informed about the financial health of Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) due to the lack of financial data from the organization.