The Conservatives might have won the election this week, but the pundits are all focusing on Scotland for good reason. Cameron may pull off the impossible in elections, he may dominate British politics for a decade, he may force Labour back to the center, but it is his management of Scotland in the UK that will define his political legacy. Everything else is irrelevant.
A group of around 20 students protested former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s visit to Stanford Thursday evening. Holding signs that read “The answer to colonialism is not imperialism” and “Africa’s resources are for Africa’s people,” protesters gathered outside of Cemex Auditorium, where Blair gave a public talk.
“Africa, for me, is an endless source of fascination, inspiration and challenge,” former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told a packed audience Thursday in Cemex Auditorium. “I am fascinated by its possibilities, inspired by its spirit and challenged by the immensity of its problems, which ache for solutions.”
Without legal justification for the Iraq War, Tony Blair is implicated in the death of over 1,000,000 Iraqis and the displacement of 2,000,000 more.
With eight weeks remaining in their term, the ASSU Undergraduate Senators debated at their Tuesday night meeting how to allocate the $5,800 remaining in their discretionary fund. Since only eight of the 15 Senators attended the meeting, a lack of quorum at moments during the meeting prevented the Senate from voting on several of its action items.
Biology professor Marcus Feldman Ph.D ’69 won a $1 million prize from the Dan David Foundation for his work in evolution.