Senior captain Natalie Dillon was the only Stanford player to lose a singles match against UC-Davis, and said that converting on break points would be a focus of hers going forward. (IAN GARCIA-DOTY/The Stanford Daily)
Nelson Mandela provided a vision and a moral compass, not only for South Africa, but for the world. Celebrating his life is to refuse to accept that inequality is normal, that injustice can be tolerated, and that addressing poverty, ignorance, and disease in so much of the world is someone else’s responsibility.
Currently, in the state of California, transgender students’ rights are in contention. It is our responsibility as community members to become educated about transgender issues. Challenge yourself to think critically about how our society systematically discriminates against those who do not conform to gender norms.