R.A. training course helpful for all students


Last weekend I broke down a wall, crossed the line, got a life and came out. And from these activities I learned to break the habit of stereotyping, cross over my comfort zone, live in the “real world” and be supportive of someone who is coming out to their family and friends. I acquired all […]

Social media breeds anti-social interactions


Have you ever been that person in the social situation who doesn’t know what to do or how to interact, so you pull out your cell phone and pretend to text someone? Or maybe you actually text someone just to not feel totally inadequate. According to a report by the CTIA: The Wireless Association, mobile […]

CBS fails to score with gay community


This past week, the gay community had a lot to cheer about with regards to their favorite stars. High off the season’s ecstatic award show recognition for Glee, Jane Lynch, the actress behind fiery cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester on Fox’s hit show, announced that she and her partner set a date to be married in […]

Human nature to blame for scandals


A war has been waged on monogamy. Polyamorists, people who engage in consensual romantic love with multiple partners, are going around suggesting that the “soul mate” is no more real than Santa Claus. The increasingly publicized, nontraditional lifestyle is finally “creeping out of the closet, making gay marriage feel somewhat last decade,” according to a […]

China must take the next step in talks


A cloud of debate hangs high in the Tibetan Plateau of the Himalayas. On one side, the Tibetans and their supporters have, for the past 50 years, fought for independence and genuine autonomy. Sympathy lies with the exiled Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama. Further, countless human rights violations against the Tibetans are claimed to have […]