The Undergraduate Senate voted to allow the Stanford African Students Association (SASA) and other student groups that failed to fully complete their funding applications the ability to petition for additional funds. (Photo: KATE SELIG / The Stanford Daily)
Stanford is due to pay nearly $43 million on its investment returns due to a provision enacted in the Trump administration’s 2017 tax bill, according to a University spokesperson.
The Board of Trustees focused on approval of facilities projects, graduate student concerns, and consideration of Fossil Free Stanford’s proposal for University divestment from oil and gas corporations in a series of meetings over the past two days, according to Board Chair Jeff Raikes ’80.
Provost Persis Drell and Senior Associate Vice Provost for Institutional Equity & Access Lauren Schoenthaler, responded to 92 questions submitted by students after an Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) sexual-violence town hall on Dec. 4.
The second case is not related to the first, according to Santa Clara County Public Health Department (SCCPHD) Director Sara Cody.
This is the first year the IDP is allowing Iowans to caucus in the Democratic party primary outside of each voter’s precinct, a switch intended to increase caucus participation and accessibility. ?
Tessier-Lavigne and Drell emphasized their continued interest in working with students on campus issues but that change could come slower than students would hope.?
The CSA said an intoxicant or drug might have been placed in the student’s drink, according to the alert.
Undergraduate Senate appointed Brown to C-10 on Tuesday (Photo: COLE GRIFFITHS/The Stanford Daily)
In 2018, the secretive Stanford-connected Democratic fundraising group Mind the Gap (MTG) funneled over $20 million toward competitive U.S. House of Representative elections and get-out-the-vote (GOTV) organizations. In 2020, MTG wants to increase that number to $140 million.
The Undergraduate Senate will restart the process to remove Senator Sam Schimmel ’22 from office following procedural flaws, Senate Chair Munira Alimire ’22 told The Daily on Monday. On Jan. 7, the Senate discussed a bill to impeach Schimmel amid allegations of sexual misconduct, and the issue had been expected to be put to a vote on Tuesday.
Monik Gordon, his partner of 11 years, and his three children, aged 2, 3 and 10, are raising money for living expenses through a GoFundMe run by Gordon’s cousin, as the University helps explore next steps for a family that has spent years in subsidized staff housing.
Following its November protest, the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for graduate student dependent healthcare on Dec. 3, “Giving Tuesday.” The campaign, titled “Stanford Dependent Healthcare Emergency Fund,” has raised nearly $2,000 toward its $200,000 goal.
When it comes to climate change, most Stanford students don’t seem to know as much as they think they do, according to a survey we conducted for introductory seminar EARTHSYS 41N: The Global Warming Paradox.
Students who woke up early enough on Friday might have discovered that the campus’ fountains had been dyed a sickly orange by activists from Fossil Free Stanford, the color representing “the oil spills and toxic waste that goes into our waters through the fossil fuel industry."
The ASSU held three focus groups with undergraduate students last week — free boba included — to discuss potential ethical investing strategies for the ASSU’s $1.2 million Cardinal Fund.
“Our democracy is profoundly at risk,” Bennet said, “But it was at risk before Donald Trump became president. In a place we call the land of opportunity, we need to do much better.”
The Daily sat down with Keagan Cross ’23, Zoe Brownwood ’22 and Justin Wilck ’20 to discuss Fossil Free Stanford, a student group advocating for Stanford to divest from fossil fuel companies. Fossil Free was founded in 2012, achieved coal divestment in 2014, and has recently reinvigorated its divestment campaign in the wake of Stanford’s…
Though Stanford continues to record a high number of alcohol-related transports, the class of 2023 demonstrated a preference for healthy drinking behavior, according to the data collected by the summer online alcohol course, AlcoholEdu, given to all incoming students.? While the Office of Alcohol Policy and Education (OAPE) data stands by the program’s efficacy, some…