The Wichitan

‘I wanna help other LGBTQ+ people [like myself].’

Gregg

Allison Atherton, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Endless scrolling is how Craig likes to start their morning. After the alarm goes off at 7:15, psychology freshman Craig Gregg rolls over to hit snooze. Ten minutes later, they finally pick up their phone to check what’s happened over night. Five minutes until their first class, Craig brushes thei...

Annual drag show continued with great PRIDE after wig snatching, ankle sprain, technical difficulties

Tiffany Addams, Drag Show Host, walks around Legacy Multipurpose Room bringing different audience members into her jokes and stories that she told as she introduced each drag performer at the third annual P.R.I.D.E. Drag Show, April 5, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter

April 7, 2018

The third annual People Respecting the Identity Diversity of Everyone drag show brought in about 100 students to the Legacy Multipurpose Room on April 5. The event had a few falls and slips along the way but kept the students roaring with applause until an aghast gasp from the students filled the room. Host...

‘Love, Simon’: a new type of romance

Nick Robinson and Katherine Langford in Love, Simon (2018). Photo courtesy of IMDB

Brian Lang, Film Critic

March 27, 2018

Audiences have seen several great coming-of-age and LGBTQ+ films in the last two years, such as “Lady Bird,” “Call Me By Your Name” and “Moonlight,” but none of these films have been nearly as accessible or popular as director Greg Berlanti’s “Love, Simon.” This sweet, high-schoo...

LGBTQ students’ journey from discrimination to acceptance

Zarya Maitao, mass communication sophomore, Jessie Tidwell, education sophomore and Zaquera Wallace, biology junior, flashes color and march in the Resist Hate Rally held in Sunwatcher Plaza on Sept. 1.

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 ...

PRIDE holds first meeting to discuss coming events and concerns for the group

Caleb Martin

January 26, 2017

The first meeting for People Respecting Identity Diversity for Everyone, or PRIDE, was held on Jan, 26. PRIDE discussed the upcoming events and future meetings for the semester, as well as their growing concerns for the future in light of recent political events, and the current issues facing the ...

Student pretends to be gay for ‘social experiment’

Topher McGehee

Kelsey Purcell

September 28, 2016

Christopher “Topher” McGehee, mass communication sophomore, conducted a social experiment to get reactions for an essay he wrote for his academic research and writing class. McGehee posted a video on Facebook on Sept. 15 making claims that he was “coming out of the closet,” stating that he wa...

Women, children at risk due to new bathroom conflict

Sam Sutton, mass communication junior

Samuel Sutton

May 4, 2016

Recently, Target has decided to let men, women, and transgender people use either bathroom they want, men's or women's. I'm going to say this loud and clear. Women should use women's bathrooms, and men should use men's bathrooms.I understand transgender people struggle with this since they may identify as the ...

PRIDE to host a speed-friending event

Allison Ashcraft

March 2, 2016

Similar to speed-dating, People Respecting Identity Diversity for Everyone will host its first speed-friending event on March 3 in CSC Cheyenne at 4 p.m.This event is free and an opportunity for anyone who is looking to make new friends. Tables will be set up for people to sit across from each other...

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