Umoja, Lavender Graduation celebrate achievements

Porscha M. Stevens is bestowed with the Kente cloth

The pre-commencement ceremony Umoja: Celebration of Black Graduates at Illinois State has opened the door for a new ceremony this year called the Lavender Graduation: Celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) and Allied Graduates. Ceremony founders say the events provide students—and the campus—another chance to celebrate.

MBLGTACC volunteers still needed

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Volunteers are still needed to guide the thousands of students expected on campus for the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC).

Actor B.D. Wong at LGBT Cultural Dinner Sept. 27

image of a gay pride flag glove with a graduation cap

Actor B.D. Wong will be the featured speaker at the Illinois State University Housing Services LGBT Cultural Dinner on Monday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m. in the Bone Student Center Brown Ballroom.