The feature “On this day in Stanford history” details events that occurred on the same date in past years at Stanford. According to The Stanford Daily’s archives, on May 31 in….
“The Last Supper of Chicano Heroes” (1988) by José Burciaga is one of Stanford’s most controversial murals. Its critics have raised a fuss over Burciaga’s choice to have socialist revolutionary Che Guevara depicted as a hero despite the atrocities he committed against Cubans during Fidel Castro’s rise to power. Residents of the Chicano/Latino theme dorm…
But, at the occasion of his death, one must not forget also the great number of accomplishments that Fidel and his revolution has brought to Cuba.
Matthew Cohen ’18 and Johnathan Bowes ’15 debate the best actions for Obama to take in Cuban foreign policy. Cohen argues the embargo was obsolete and ineffective, praising Obama’s termination of it, while Bowes argues that the US cannot negotiate with the socialist state.
Super Tuesday columnists Johnathan Bowes ’15 and Veronica Añorve ’17 take on the Cuban embargo. Añorve argues that the embargo serves little realistic purpose and that normalizing relations would allow greater American influence. Bowes disagrees; he contends that the Castro regime will only be ousted with a fully enforced embargo.