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Calling for the wind of freedom

We, 156 students and alumni of Stanford University, feel deep sorrow as we see the Republic of Korea’s state of affairs. We stand here today in solidarity with Korean citizens taking to the streets to protect democracy and uphold the 1987 Constitution of the Sixth Republic, which rests on the spirit of March First Independence Movement and April Nineteenth Revolution in 1960.

Q&A with Pulitzer Prize winner Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson, Associate Professor of English, recently won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his novel “The Orphan Master’s Son.” The work focuses on a fictional character who initially works for and then falls victim to the North Korean state, and it was described as “an exquisitely crafted novel” by the Pulitzer committee. The Daily sat down with Johnson to discuss his work at Stanford, his novel and the experience of winning a Pulitzer Prize.

Renaissance chemist

Although Nayoung Woo ’12 will be graduating this spring with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, her involvement in many activities at Stanford reflects the diversity of her academic interests. She was a student representative on the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES) committee, which included two student representatives and a dozen professors.