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LGBTQ+ People Experience Different Difficulties Coming to College

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Transitioning from high school to college creates confusion and uncertainty for many students. Navigating a shared space with a roommate is one of the most common changes that college freshmen experience. Some college freshmen experience different difficulties as they try to express themselves in a new environment. Some LGBTQ students have to decide if they… Read More

Single-User v. Multi-User Bathrooms: The Ongoing Battle

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Everybody has to use the bathroom. In recent years, Trans people have been in the center of conversations about bathrooms. News stories have covered topics ranging from school policies to state regulations. Ohio University recognizes that students sometimes struggle when determining where to go. Every time Rae Main has to enter a public bathroom… it’s… Read More

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The Ongoing Impact of Gay Dating Apps

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Whether you’re looking for “the one” or a one-night affair, dating apps are a useful tool for meeting other people casually or romantically. For members of the LGBTQ community, dating apps have entirely changed the dating scene. Some users may have experiences that leave them swearing off dating apps forever. Brie Sivy, a 20-year old… Read More

The Ghosts You Never Ask About: How These LGBTQ+ Ghost Hunters are Preserving Queer History

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On the fifth floor of Ohio University’s Alden Library lies the “Spook Files,” a black folder that holds 64 pages of newspaper article copies of paranormal activity in and around Athens, Ohio. The county of Athens has an extensive history of hauntings, and there are several ghost hunting groups throughout Ohio. One group of ghost… Read More

2016 Election Aftermath

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Claire Seid “Our first order of business was actually organizing a suicide prevention campaign because a lot of people were really affected”   Mikaela Ashburn: Worrying about her fellow bobcats was Clair Seids first reaction following the 2016 election results. Claire who is president of FRC and a member of the Multicultural Activist Coalition teamed… Read More