National Coming Out Day

Geri Tisdale, sophomore in social work, writes words of inspiration on a poster in the oval for national coming out day on Thursday, Oct. 11th.

Gretchen Burns & Chandra Morris | Collegio Reporters Mary Butler says her mom asked her straight up if she was gay. “I said yes,” said Butler, sophomore in psychology. She says her mother took it poorly and selfishly. “She said she had f Niche Profit Classroom elt like she had known for a while, but she was waiting for me to say something,” Butler said. “She said it was the hardest thing she had had to overcome in a year and a half, which was stupid.” Butler was one of many students who shared their story on Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Oval, as part of National Coming Out Day. National Coming Out Day or…

Great music in the village

Tony Lucca, from The Voice, performed at the Gorilla Village on Tuesday, Oct. 9th.

Chandra Morris | Collegio Reporter From the TV set to real life, PSU students got a close view of Tony Lucca, a singer from “The Voice.” Students and community members gathered at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the gazebo in Gorilla Village to buy viagra online without prescription enjoy Lucca’s musical style and his opening act, Gabe Dixon. Dixon played for the first hour, though many students had not heard of him. Danny Davis, however, says he was still entertained by Dixon. “I’ve never heard of him,” said Davis, junior in exercise science. “Though I did really enjoy the sound of his music.” The Student Activities Council sponsored this event. Jessica Leone, SAC executive…

Psychotherapy banned in California

Gay conversion therapy not back with science Chandra Morris | Collegio Writer A California law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 29 banned psychotherapy practice designed to make gay teenagers straight for a simple reason: That is not science. Science is knowledge based on facts or principles. It is knowledge gained by systematic studying. This study needs to involve experiments and positive results. This isn’t a gay rights issue. This law, which will take effect January 1, deals with the lack of science behind this form of psychotherapy. I strongly agree with Gov. Brown’s decision to sign this bill into law. I applaud his initiative for being bold enough to be the first of…