Tag Archives: Lyn Ciurro

Take Back the Night Unites with Denim Day

Madigan Army Medical Center participates in Denim Day. Photo by wikimedia commons

On April 26, two events aimed at ending interpersonal violence and rape culture will coincide: Take Back the Night and Denim Day. The event is being coordinated by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Women’s Resources Center in conjunction with the Student Government Association and Promoting Awareness–Victim Empowerment. The event will start outside of Old Main at 5 p.m. Participants will ... Read More »

To Speech His Own

Photo courtesy of Katie Cooney of the Badger Herald.

The phrase “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” might need some updating after recent outrage on college campuses. Earlier this month protests turned to riots when Breitbart senior editor and self-proclaimed troll, Milo Yiannopoulos, was asked to speak on campus by the University of California-Berkeley’s College Republicans. Apprehension from the student body was ... Read More »

Transgender Visibility Campaign Sheds Light on Important Topics

Illustration of different gender expression. Photo courtesy of genderdysphoria.com

As a result of misinformation or lack of information, misconceptions about the transgender community are often made. Transequality.org describes transgender as a term used for individuals whose gender identity is different from those that tend to identify with the sex that they are born with. Michelle Fournier, Gender and Sexuality outreach coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, stresses the ... Read More »