On Friday, Jewish Student Association (JSA) member Sarah Myers ’21 began circulating two petitions opposing a recent request by the Stanford College Republicans (SCR) for funding for a campus visit by far-right conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza.
Members and allies of the disability community gathered on Friday to rally for a permanent disability community center on campus.
The Stanford College Republicans (SCR) have submitted a Standard Grant application to the Undergraduate Senate to host Dinesh D’Souza, a far-right author and filmmaker, on campus on Jan. 16.
On Thursday, the Undergraduate Senate held a Mental Health Town Hall that brought together students and administrators to discuss mental health resources and concerns on campus.
In the eighth meeting of the 20th Undergraduate Senate, Director of Student Unions and Operations Jeanette Smith-Laws spoke about a proposal to construct a new campus center.
Senator Matthew Wigler ’19 also proposed a bill to make Tim Vrakas ’21 an ex-officio Senator, a member who has the privileges of a Senator but cannot vote. Vrakas lost the 15th Senate seat to Wigler in the 2018 Senate elections after invocation of the upperclass district, but has since remained a regular attendee at Senate meetings.
Stanford’s Native American community has issued a statement praising the University’s decision to rename some campus features honoring California mission system founder Junipero Serra, who has been criticized for his mistreatment of Native Americans.
Procedural confusion filled Room 209 of the Nitery on Tuesday night as the 20th Undergraduate Senate debated whether to confirm two nominees to the University Building Naming Committee. Senators ultimately rejected two students appointed to the committee, assembled by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne in order to apply previously-chosen principles of renaming campus landmarks christened after Junipero…
During its weekly meeting on Wednesday evening, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) debated a bill to broadly reform the ASSU constitution authored by GSC member Caleb Smith ’17 M.S. ’18. The Council also motioned to create a working group to handle mental health issues in response to the recent lawsuit against the University and addressed several procedural matters.