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

Sydney Randall, News Editor 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 (left) gestures as she answers a question from an audience member.

Judy Shepard visits IU Southeast, speaks about human rights

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter 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...

Kim Pelle, holding a physical copy of The Laramie Project, leads a discussion following the showing of the film.

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

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter 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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