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“The Laramie Project” is a raw and emotional theatrical take on a real-life tragedy

Photo provided by Rebekkah J. Meixner-Hanks.
IU Southeast Theater Department’s latest production is a dramatic play written by Moisés Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project
December 17, 2019

In 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student from Laramie, Wyoming, was murdered by Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. The events surrounding the tragedy were later written about in “The...

Judy Shepard visits IU Southeast, speaks about human rights

Judy Shepard (left) gestures as she answers a question from an audience member.
The Common Experience program’s guest speaker shared her story in the Ogle Center on Tuesday, Oct. 8
October 9, 2019

Judy Shepard spoke about equality, tragedy and inclusivity during her visit to IU Southeast’s Ogle Center on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The event was presented by the IU Southeast Common Experience program. Shepard...

“The Laramie Project” sparks discussion about tolerance and human rights

Kim Pelle, holding a physical copy of
The Common Experience Movie Night for “The Laramie Project” was both heart-wrenching and moving
September 13, 2019

30 students and community members gathered in University Center North on Thursday, Sept. 12 for a special viewing of the movie “The Laramie Project.” The Common Experience Office and the Adult Student...

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