Student Opinion: The Drag Queen

Kelsey Soderberg- University of Wisconsin–Stout’s annual amateur drag show is a hot topic on campus, but many of us are not aware of the roots that make a drag shows what they are today. The word drag was created in Elizabethan England by William Shakespeare when referring to men in his productions that dressed as…

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Support of the UW Freedom of Expression Policy

Cal Bunge- Free speech and the right to protest free speech has come to the forefront of American politics in recent years, especially as it pertains to college campuses. Dramatic scenes like the ones at University of California Berkeley are rare, but they do raise questions about what role university administrators should play in allowing…

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Assembly Bill 349 Opinion

Cal Bunge- Wisconsin Assembly bill 349 attempts to ban conversion therapy from being performed on minors. Conversion therapy is a practice that seeks to change an individual’s gender identity or sexual orientation. Conversion therapy has infamously tried to associate pain and with homosexuality in order to create a negative association between the pain and the…

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I am a wanton mistress of the night

By Lauren Offner “I’m a feminist,” is something I often utter in the company of those I am comfortable with. Even then, their reactions are priceless. After a double take and a quizzical look, their eyes often narrow as if I’m some wanton mistress of the night who should crawl back to where she came…

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