As University of Idaho’s director of tennis, Jeff Beaman was the stabilizing force in UI’s tennis program for almost a decade. Beaman served as the head coach of the men’s team and supervised the women’s team. He pulled double duty last semester, assuming both the men’s and women’s head coaching positions after former women’s coach Myriam Sopel left to head her own team at the University of Texas El Paso. In a previous interview, Beaman said he rarely spent a weekend at home that semester,…
A Gregorian chant echoed through the Administration Building Auditorium, sung by the Vandaleer Concert Choir. All voices sang loud and with passion — except for one. One voice couldn’t be heard through the tears and heartache.
The students wear tight, mostly black spandex clothing, their bare feet taped like athletes. Some wear half-fingered gloves on their hands. They are instructed to lie on the dry forest bed, pines looming above them. They close their eyes, and appear to fall asleep.
A transgender person is much more than someone wearing a dress and taking hormones.