Hecker provided a brief history of the diplomatic relations between the two countries, and described his most recent trip to North Korea, which received significant media attention last November when he returned with news that the country had built a state-of-the-art uranium enrichment facility.
According to several financial managers, Row residents are no longer refunded their houses’ unspent social and board dues. A changed Residential Education policy requires that houses deposit their budget surpluses in restricted-use accounts called “Capital Reserve Funds” (CRF).
Michael Kirst, professor emeritus of education and business administration, begins his term as a member of the California State Board of Education today. Before taking the oath of office, he spoke with The Daily by phone to discuss his views on state education policy. An edited excerpt is below.
Board members, seeking to address a growing demand for accessible recreational facilities, have approved plans to construct a new fitness center on Roble field to be opened in 2012.
While some LGBT groups view it as success for gay and lesbian people, who can now serve in uniform openly, others — such as Stanford Students for Queer Liberation (SSQL) and the Stanford Queer-Straight Alliance (SQSA) — believe the repeal may be used as grounds to justify the return of ROTC even though the military has other discriminatory policies in place.
Horne spoke in Hewlett Auditorium as the first lecturer in a two-part series entitled, “The Deepwater Horizon Disaster and the Future of Oil Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.” The series aims to answer three fundamental questions about the catastrophe: how did it happen, why are we drilling in the Gulf of Mexico at all and what are some of the long-term consequences of the spill?