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The Whitworthian

The Student News Site of Whitworth University

The Whitworthian

The Student News Site of Whitworth University

The Whitworthian

Letter to the Editor: on Ben Shapiro and free speech

March 23, 2019

To have been a queer student on Whitworth University’s campus for the past two weeks is to have been surrounded by the debate over whether or not Ben Shapiro should be allowed to come to campus.

Whitworth grad attends Obama Foundation Summit

Whitworth grad attends Obama Foundation Summit

December 11, 2018

Ashton Skinner, a 2015 Whitworth graduate, recently had the privilege of attending the second Obama Foundation Summit after completing the Obama Foundation Community Leadership Corps program....

Christians need to shift their view on transgender people

November 27, 2018

“The Christian community needs to realize that, in turning our backs on transgender people, we’ve turned our backs on people that God has called us to love.”

Letter to the Editor: on diversity at Whitworth

October 19, 2018

Someday I hope that LGBTQ students, staff, and faculty will also be included in public affirmations of diversity at Whitworth.

Pirate Pride celebrates National Coming Out Day

Pirate Pride celebrates National Coming Out Day

October 16, 2017

October 11 marks National Coming Out Day, recognizing those who are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer LGBTQ or as an ally. The official recognition began 29 years ago on the...

LGBTQ civil rights and the Christian university

September 27, 2017

Several cases regarding both the LGBTQ and the conservative faith communities have recently been brought before the federal Supreme Court. As a Christian university, Whitworth faces similar questions...

Pirate Pride facilitates coming out stories

October 31, 2015

Students filled the Mind and Hearth, waiting to hear stories from their peers about their experiences coming out as LGBTQ+. Whitworth’s LGBTQ+ club, Pirate Pride, hosted the event on Oct. 11...

Film maker Markie Hancock explores the role of ‘Queers in the Kingdom,’ on college campuses

October 1, 2014

“I couldn’t get a roommate,” said Hank Chen, Wheaton College class of 2006. “Being gay was the worst sin,” said Deb Twigg, Wheaton College class of 1979. These are just the few of...

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