Health is not a partisan issue. It should not be up for debate. Health is a human right.
Surpassed by perhaps only David Starr Jordan, Terman was the most influential Stanford eugenicist. He was a firm believer in attempts to improve the human race through selective and restrictive breeding.
On Nov. 1, Stanford’s rhetoric of academic innovation in conjunction with community benefits turned out to be a facade for a deeply regressive vision of community, in which the thought of accepting County requirements to provide housing for service workers was so unimaginable that the University chose to halt all its development instead.
While I agree that to be “colorblind” today would be to ignore all of the ways that race continues to contribute to the organization and daily operation of society, I find cancellation to be hilariously irrational. If ignorance is the offense, why would a potential teacher intentionally and consistently put distance between themselves and the offender? Doesn’t this only incubate further ignorance?
Father Greg Boyle — a Jesuit priest and the founder of Homeboy Industries — spoke to a crowd in CEMEX Auditorium on Thursday night. His talk focused on his experiences working with former gang members, his own spiritual reflections and his broader philosophy of social justice.
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.
Before I kiss goodbye my thus far cultivated neutrality as a Grind writer, I want to insert a couple disclaimers: I’m not against social justice campaigns. Disagreeing with me is obviously okay! Many probably will. There are a handful of companies that are doing things really well. But the heart of the matter is that:…
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would be disappointed to see the state of racial and social justice at this institution today. Disgusted, even. King would be disgusted by the fact that people of color—students, faculty, and workers—still must fight to be heard and supported on this campus and within our larger community.