On Sept. 29, Jordan Casteel’s ‘Returning the Gaze,’ an exhibition that portrayed “often overlooked members of society,” opened at the Cantor Arts Center. Casteel’s portraits featured people of color with the aim of increasing the visibility of these groups. I had the privilege of attending the press preview on the Friday before the exhibition opened.
Fellow students of color who have felt marginalized in environmental spaces at Stanford: I see you. Students and alumni trickle into the Asian American Activities Center on a Tuesday evening despite the stress and excitement of finals, moving out for the summer, and graduation fast approaching. There, the buzz of conversation and anticipation grows as…
Since the beginning, “Dear White People” has followed a group of students of color as they navigate the struggles of being a minority at an Ivy League university. While institutional inequalities facing the group were highlighted in previous seasons, season three focuses more on each character’s personal journey of self-realization.
Hosted by Tarr, a lecturer in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric and the founder of Getting Played, the event was headlined by Lili Bernard, one of over 60 women to publicly accuse entertainer Bill Cosby of sexual assault.
Campus Planning has informed Columbae that it will paint over a front door mural it had confiscated from the co-op over the summer, Columbae leadership told The Daily.
Established in 1995, the Multicultural Hall of Fame accepts alumni selected by the University’s Asian American Activities Center, Black Community Services Center, El Centro Chicano y Latino and Native American Cultural Center. This year’s event, held during Stanford’s 2018 Reunion Homecoming, honored Isidro D. Ortiz Ph.D. ’73, Colin Cloud Hampson ’91 and Srinija Srinivasan ’93 and the members of the 1968 Black Student Union (BSU).
In a conversation in Cubberley Auditorium Tuesday evening, civil rights activist Tarana Burke discussed her activism regarding sexual assault, her experience with abuse and her path to healing as a survivor. One of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people, she coined the phrase “Me Too” in 2006 to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual assault. Burke discussed Me Too’s development into a broader movement following the 2016 use of #MeToo as a hashtag. She shared that her work to interrupt sexual violence was not only a quest for social justice, but also a personal path to healing.
Several miles south of my Outside Lands experience, Darel Scott ’17 was drafting the plans for a new kind of festival aimed at people of color and their connection to nature.