That Obama has such intelligence, eloquence and charm makes his actions even worse.
Difficulty empathizing or comfort with one’s own situation should not preclude actively fighting for the inclusion of groups that do experience discomfort.
Rape culture is an issue larger than our campus, but we can make Stanford a safer place for all assault survivors – and for all students generally.
To those who might ask, ‘Why is he taking the class, then? He could take statistics,’ C.J. and I pose another question: Why shouldn’t he?
The University has approved the first exception to an 11-year-old policy prohibiting undergraduate student trips to countries on the U.S. State Department’s Travel Warning List.
I have found myself feeling radically more comfortable with being black.
Last week, I wrote about the isolation I’ve felt as a black male in Stanford’s gay community. This week, I twist a little further in light of a feature I wrote for today’s edition examining the experiences of other queer, black men on campus.
Kyle is a recent graduate of Stanford. He identifies as male and as either gay or queer. Michael is a senior who grew up in the South and identifies as gender-fluid and gay. John is a senior from the New York metropolitan area who identifies as gender-queer and asexual. All three students are African American. They agreed to speak to The Daily if their names were changed for privacy purposes.