In October of 1998, a 21-year old college student Â from the University of Wyoming named Matthew Shepard was brutally murdered in a vicious hate crime that shocked the entire world. Â Matthew was a bright political science major who dreamed of some day changing the world. Â Since his death, Matthew has changed in the world in ways he could never have imaged. Â “Outbeat Radio Remembers Matthew Shepard And How He Changed The World” tells Matthew’s story and explores some of the many ways people were impacted by what happened to him. Â We share some of the original music written about Matthew and hear from his parents and close friends.