Inauguration Day: A day of resistance; a day for reflection

In 2016, it would have seemed a given that—as a matter of policy at a state-funded institution of higher education—all students deserve to be celebrated, respected and cared for. But that was then. Today these very basic ideals, which are so simple and fundamental that it seems silly to even refer to them as human rights, are not guaranteed. Nothing, it seems, is guaranteed.