At the last meeting of the 20th Undergraduate Senate, senators unanimously passed a bill certifying election results for the next term, continued discussion of a bill regarding the Associated Students of Stanford University’s (ASSU) role in free speech and passed a resolution standing in solidarity with the victims of police brutality on Yale’s campus.
The 20th Undergraduate Senate narrowly voted to reconsider the funding status of three campus groups that submitted late requests for standard grant funding — The Stanford Daily, MINT Magazine and The Arab Students Association — in a heated and long-running meeting on Tuesday.
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).
At the first Winter quarter meeting of the 20th Undergraduate Senate, a revote of the internal review of grant funding resulted in unanimous support of the internal review, conferring funding to the Dinesh D’Souza event sponsored by the Stanford College Republicans.
The new resolution encourages the University to promote learning opportunities for service workers, stating that the inconsistent and long work hours of employees — especially in dining halls — currently prevents them from accessing professional development.