Michael Brown discusses the SCR’s decision to endorse him for ASSU Senator.
Four out of the five Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Executive slates gathered in the Black Community Services Center on Sunday afternoon to debate some of the University’s most pressing issues, from mental health services to campus social life.
Each spring, The Daily’s Editorial Board interviews and endorses candidates for ASSU Undergraduate Senate and Executive. Here are the students who we believe most deserve your vote.
This spring, The Daily interviewed and reviewed the platforms of 17 candidates running for the position of ASSU Undergraduate Senator. Of them, we ultimately decided to endorse six — roughly a third of our applicant pool. However, our vetting process revealed a concerning level of dissonance between many candidates’ perception of the Senate, as well as institutional processes, and the realities of how student government functions and interfaces with the University at-large. We suspect this dissonance is precisely what feeds into what is widely considered to be an inefficient and uninformed elected Senate.
In a meeting characterized by tension between the Undergraduate Senate and Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) executives, the Senate discussed three bills, one of which was passed.
With Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) elections just over a month away, candidates spent the past week attempting to make it on the ballot. By the end of the petitioning period, 53 out of 54 candidates — all candidates except the Sophomore Class President slate Cedro Corn — had gathered enough signatures. However, their efforts underscored…
A former senator plans to appeal to the ASSU Constitutional Council after the Election Commission rejected his filing for a second Undergraduate Senate term.
The Council also unanimously approved a bill to place amendments to the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Constitution on the spring elections ballot.