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Speaking out of the closet

Speaking out of the closet

Nathan Stevens

May 31, 2017


Filed under Columns, OPINION

[su_dropcap style="flat"]“H[/su_dropcap]i, my name is Nate. I’m a junior, 17 years old, I go by he/him pronouns, and uh — I’m gay.” That last part was so hard for me to get comfortable with, probably because I hadn’t said it out loud very often. And now, I was going to say it in front o...

A piece of me: coming out as gay

A piece of me: coming out as gay

Nathan Stevens

December 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Culture, From the magazine, OPINION

[su_dropcap style="flat"]F[/su_dropcap]or as long as I can remember, I’ve felt different. It wasn’t until seventh or eighth grade that I realized why. It took me years to finally accept it, to stop living in denial. But now, I’m ready to tell the world. “I’m gay.” Oh God. Was t...

Scouting for rights

Scouting for rights

Forest Liao

December 7, 2011


Filed under Print Opinion

Values, camping, young men: what could be wrong with the Boy Scouts? Quite a bit, actually. The storied tradition of the Boy Scouts of America has lasted for over a hundred years.  And why shouldn't it?  Teaching responsibility and independence, the scouting way of life has molded over a hundred million...

Not yet a safe space

Not yet a safe space

Sara Yang

May 16, 2011


Filed under OPINION

Despite stirrings of a LGBT-friendly movement, students need to step up to affect change Read More »...