ON-AIR: ‘Mr. Sulu’ visits the University

George Takei, an actor in the television series Star Trek and Heroes, in an interview at the office of the LBGT in the Illini Union, April 5, 2007. Takei came to the University to talk to students about how people from different backgrounds can work toget ME Online

By Terrell Starr

On Thursday, George Tekei, who stared as Mr. Sulu on “Star Trek,” spoke at the University of Illinois. His lecture encouraged people from different backgrounds to work together to promote diversity. The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resources organized the lecture. Tekei sat with the Daily Illini to share his life experiences.