TL;DR — I’m really, really trans, I spend a long time with the preamble, and then I share a bunch of things I’ve gleaned from my journey up until now.
The personal information of 341 freshmen was publicly accessible for more than one month on incoming sophomore class president Brian Chan’s ’21 personal GitHub account.
On Feb. 18, Stanford’s Board of Judicial Affairs declined to add military affiliation to the list of identities — including race, gender, socioeconomic status and more — explicitly protected under the Fundamental Standard. The University decision followed a request for the change nearly six months prior by Adam Behrendt ’19, president of the Stanford Undergraduate Veteran Association.
Amid widespread concern about greater workplace diversity, a revamped effort to create a “Diversity in the Field” program is being taken up by Sam Feineh ’19, academics lead on the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Executive Cabinet, with the support of faculty partners.
These religious freedom laws are a threat to the LGBT movement, but not because they are a license to discriminate. They are a distraction, a means of changing the subject. We should prefer a fight against prejudice and real life discrimination over one against the free exercise of religion.
The first time I watched Jason Collins ‘01 play basketball, I was four. Fifteen years later, I can’t say that I remember what his shot looked like, how quickly he hustled down the Maples Pavilion floor or whether I could tell the difference between him and his twin brother Jarron Collins ‘01. But I absolutely…
Over the last few years, I’ve become aware of a different way to frame the discussion about racism, one that I have found helpful. This approach situates the white experience fully within the issue and in relation to the experiences of others, giving me a new way to understand both my relationship with racism and the role and responsibility I have in combating it.