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UW-W will see gender-free bathrooms in future

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik Imagine if every time you had to use the restroom, you felt fear over which bathroom you would choose, the male or the female. This is a reality transgender students may face on a daily basis. To solve the restroom problem for UW-W students, Whitewater Student...

Students tell stories of coming out

Students tell stories of coming out

October 16, 2014

By Ethan Hill   A group of students assembled on the lawn in front of the UC to celebrate “Coming Out Day.”  Equipped with a podium, microphone, speakers and a goal to raise awareness and support for LGBT life on campus, students from all walks of life gave personal testimonies. One...

Students prepare drag routine

February 29, 2012

“How do we make ourselves appear to have breasts?” This is the question on junior Sean Van Aacken’s mind as he prepares his first ever drag performance. IMPACT student organization is hosting UW-Whitewater’s third annual Drag Show. The Moulin Rouge-themed event will be held from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. tomorrow in the Y...

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