In conversation with The Daily, Lily Zheng discussed the concept of “doing ambiguity” and offered some words of advice for transgender and gender-diverse people in the workforce.
Last Friday’s event entitled How Stanford Works tackled issues related to the University’s processes for enacting campus-wide policy changes. The program is the first installation of the Institutional Change at Stanford series hosted by Lily Zheng ’17 in collaboration with the ASSU.
When Persis Drell became provost this February, senior Lily Zheng ’17 saw a unique opportunity to improve dialogue between students and administrators. She reached out to Drell to host an event on how to effect change at Stanford.
From Vietnam-era anti-war posters to photographs of the Fossil Free Stanford protest, the University Archives work to actively transcribe history as it unfolds in the present.
Posting from a place of anonymity doesn’t make your thoughts valid or true. And if you’re not careful about what you’re writing, you can seriously hurt some people.
About 50 students gathered in White Plaza on the night of Friday, November 21 to participate in a candlelight vigil on the Transgender Day of Remembrance hosted by Stanford Students for Queer Liberation.
Asexuality and interactions between other sexual minorities challenge the model of enthusiastic consent, the idea that a certain set of verbal, emotional, and physical cues are needed before consent is truly received. Enthusiastic consent is a theoretical ideal on paper, but a nightmare in real-life intimacy. Worse, the inability of the enthusiastic consent model to move beyond guesswork, cues, and assumptions plays right into normative–straight, white, cisgender, middle-class– ideas about society.
Columnist Lily Zheng responds to Brandon Camhi’s piece in The Stanford Review. She defends the ASSU sexual assault reform proposal.