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Isabel Sleczkowski

Sleczkowski sits in her apartment. She stares out through the window.
Senior Philosophy and Theatre BFA Major
September 22, 2020

Isabel Sleczkowski felt the blood pressure cuff squeeze her arm. She knew another 30 minutes had passed. Between the cuff, an IV, a pulse oximeter and her relentless fatigue, she could hardly hold up the...

NKU students created bail fund to help Cincy protestors

NKU Freedom Fund.
June 5, 2020

NKU students Grace Wesson and Jessica Archer were together last Sunday when they first heard the news that two of their close friends, who are also NKU students, were arrested for peacefully protesting...

How NKU is celebrating Pride Week digitally

Students walk through NKU's campus to celebrate Pride Week.
Several of NKU’s annual events will be online
April 13, 2020

Even though campus is closed, NKU’s Office of LGBTQ+ Programs and Services is still finding ways to celebrate Pride Week digitally with a series of online events.  The director of LGBTQ+ Programs...

Refraction

Refraction
October 9, 2019

RED flushed his face and mine when he kissed me, I flinched. My hand grew heavier when he held it. I think his eyes were black but I tried not to look. I kept as much space between...

Student activist promotes LGBTQ inclusivity, education

Isabel Sleczkowski, president of Lavender Society.
The president of Lavender Society is a 'loud, proud lesbian'
October 9, 2019

Isabel Sleczkowski is a loud, proud lesbian. Or at least that’s how she describes herself.  She’s a friend; she’s a safe place. She occasionally puts too much on her plate but tries to give everything...

Lavender Society provides a home for queer women, nonbinary students

Lavender Society provides a home for queer women, nonbinary students
The LGBTQ+ organization helps WLW on campus
October 9, 2019

“All right, we’re running on gay time, so we’re going to start at 5:35 instead of 5:30,” Isabel Sleczkowski, president of Lavender Society, said.  Sleczkowski’s voice rang out over the chatter...

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