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

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

Allison Atherton, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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

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

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter

April 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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

‘Love, Simon’: a new type of romance

Brian Lang, Film Critic

March 27, 2018


Filed under A&E

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

LGBTQ students’ journey from discrimination to acceptance

Tyler Manning

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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’

Student pretends to be gay for ‘social experiment’

Kelsey Purcell

September 28, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

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

Women, children at risk due to new bathroom conflict

Samuel Sutton

May 4, 2016


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

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


Filed under Campus, News

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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