The Wichitan

Inclusion, representation matters

Cortney Wood

January 30, 2018

I've heard the whispers my entire life. As I walked down hallways in middle and high school, I always heard the hushed comments about my weight. I get it—I'm fat. This isn't news to me. I've been overweight my entire life, and while I'm not exactly the picture of health, I know that I should never be...

LGBTQ students’ journey from discrimination to acceptance

LGBTQ students’ journey from discrimination to acceptance

Tyler Manning

December 4, 2017

They are just like everyone else on campus. They have the same likes, dislikes and struggles. They eat in the same cafeteria, walk in the same halls and attend the same classes. Though they are just like any other student on campus, they have had a history of discrimination here. Those who identify ...

Forgiveness trumps hate in eyes of Holocaust survivor

Forgiveness trumps hate in eyes of Holocaust survivor

Cortney Wood

September 22, 2017

She has every right to burn with anger. At age 10, Nazis stripped her from the only home, the only family she knew. Ripped away from her mother, father and two older sisters, Eva Mozes Kor was left clutching her twin as her mother reached, arms outstretched with desperate despair as they were ...

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