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Student Performs Civic Duty by Voting in ASSU Elections

April 15, 2014 9:00 amComments Off on Student Performs Civic Duty by Voting in ASSU Elections
Student Performs Civic Duty by Voting in ASSU Elections

  It can be all too easy at times to succumb to apathy in the face of great challenges. But one student, Junior Sarah Everton, looked at the broken, disorganized senate, and exercised her power as a student and as a citizen to enact change. Rather than write off the […]

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Freshmen Can’t Find Polling Locations, Suspect ASSU Voter Suppression

April 15, 2013 12:01 pmComments Off on Freshmen Can’t Find Polling Locations, Suspect ASSU Voter Suppression
Freshmen Can’t Find Polling Locations, Suspect ASSU Voter Suppression

In the wake of numerous protests filed by Stanford freshmen last week, ASSU Elections Commissioner Brianna Pang is investigating potential barriers to voting that prevented underclassmen from getting to the polls. “I checked all the likely spots on campus where I would expect the voting booths to be,” claimed bewildered […]

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Federal Officials Decide to Move Florida to Assisted-Living Home

November 13, 2012 9:00 amComments Off on Federal Officials Decide to Move Florida to Assisted-Living Home
Federal Officials Decide to Move Florida to Assisted-Living Home

After another high-profile Floridian election gaffe, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has officially announced the federal government’s intention to move the struggling 27th state into an assisted-living home before year’s end. “Its just so sad to see how weak and decrepit the once-great state of Florida has become,” said […]

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ASSU Election Proceeds Smoothly, Without Drama

April 16, 2012 6:01 amComments Off on ASSU Election Proceeds Smoothly, Without Drama
ASSU Election Proceeds Smoothly, Without Drama

Stanford sources are pleased to report that last week’s election proceeded unusually smoothly and without the melodrama and fuss that typically accompanies ASSU elections. “Nothing really happening here,” said ASSU Elections Commissioner Adam Adler, as he made the final move in a game of computer solitaire. “Normally, elections are filled […]

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Flipside ASSU Elections Interviews

April 4, 2011 1:23 amComments Off on Flipside ASSU Elections Interviews
Flipside ASSU Elections Interviews
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Successful Get Out the Vote Campaign Sees Record Voter Turnout

November 4, 2010 3:40 amComments Off on Successful Get Out the Vote Campaign Sees Record Voter Turnout
Successful Get Out the Vote Campaign Sees Record Voter Turnout

Celebrity-powered ads, Facebook vote reminders, and early mail-in votes all contributed to what is being called the best voter turnouts in weeks. “We simply haven’t seen this many people vote ever before on Dancing with the Stars,” remarked an astonished Gallup Poll analyst Steve Whittaker. “There’s no doubt in my […]

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Graphic: ASSU Elections

April 8, 2010 4:27 pm0 comments
Graphic: ASSU Elections
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JSA, Queer Coalition, The Daily, and SOCC Endorse Check in ASSU Election

April 7, 2010 11:18 pm0 comments
JSA, Queer Coalition, The Daily, and SOCC Endorse Check in ASSU Election
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Video: Vote

April 6, 2010 10:10 pm0 comments
Video: Vote

The Stanford Flipside has created a public service announcement to encourage the Stanford student body to get involved on campus and go vote.

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Obama Appoints Fifteen During Congressional Recess

April 5, 2010 6:26 pm0 comments
Obama Appoints Fifteen During Congressional Recess

WASHINGTON, DC—Last week, while Congress was in recess, President Obama, in a brilliant display of executive power, asserted his authority by filling fifteen vacancies. Obama appointed important congressmen, politicians, and schoolyard heroes to positions of critical importance. They include the appointment of Nancy Pelosi to the jungle gym, Sarah Palin […]

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