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Transgender rights should not be erased

By Lisa Lillianstrom | November 7, 2018

The Trump administration has announced on Oct. 22 that they are looking to rollback an Obama administration decision and define gender as a biological immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, and this announcement is cause for alarm among...

LGBTQ student attributes bullying to election

By Sam Malone | November 28, 2016

DeKALB | On Nov. 9, the day after the presidential election, a senior transgender student was threatened by two boys who pretended to point a gun at him on his way home from class.After the incident, Sam, who didn’t want to disclose his last name and...

Poets deliver spoken word

Poets deliver spoken word

By Sara Karikomi | November 19, 2015

Poet Vita E. performs and said she encourages the audience not to feel embarrassed or ashamed for using prescription medication to function in society during her poem “Rx” on Wednesday night in Gabel Hall, Cavan Auditorium. The Gender and Sexuality...

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