The Wayne Stater

Sexual harrassment and abuse reported in Wayne

Halleigh Hawkins, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

As the #MeToo movement has come to open many eyes this past year, recent reports have come to the air in Wayne, NE. According to Title IX Coordinator David McMahan at Wayne State College, there have been 23 instances reported...

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Kadra Sommersted, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is an annual campaign during the month of April that educates the public about sexual assault and its effects. “It’s different at every institution, and part of it is we want to be as ...

Title IX gets a new coordinator

Evelyn Knox, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

WSC has hired a new assistant dean of students, Title IX and compliance coordinator for the 2017-2018 school year. As Title IX and compliance coordinator, David McMahan oversees compliance with federal mandates related to equ...

Title IX changed sports forever for women

Emmalee Scheibe, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Title IX was brought to Wayne State College in the 1970s with the help of alum Leslie Janssen. Title IX is a federal law that states no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in,...

WSC promotes healthy relationships

Janet Grado, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

People have the capability to differentiate between what is good or bad. But in some aspects of people’s lives, this might become a gray area. This gray area may be romantic relationships, where things can get murky. Luckily,...

Matt Weekley leaves a legacy at WSC

Morgan Stough, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Matthew Weekley, assistant dean of students and Title IX director, announced his departure from Wayne State College last week. His last day will be October 14. Weekley worked for Wayne State for the past six years and has hel...

Title IX includes LGBQT

Morgan Stough, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016

Wayne State College officials are carefully watching a federal lawsuit in Texas about transgender students. The lawsuit seeks to curb the Obama administration’s push to accommodate transgender students in a more equal fashion,...

Scared and ignored

Tess Riecke, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015

Blinding fear is what keeps them quiet. Fear of retaliation. Fear of their reputation. Fear that nothing will be done. Actual statistics about sexual assaults on campuses are difficult to find because not everything gets reported....

Kicking and celebrating a new club

Justin Yost, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

Wayne State just got a new club team. Men’s soccer was just added as the newest club. Club president Brett Quick recently turned in the paperwork to become an official club on campus. All year long, guys have been getting together t...