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Divas dominate Grand Ballroom Monday night

Divas dominate Grand Ballroom Monday night

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 30, 2017

Student drag performer Billy Rose began the 14th Diva Drag show. Putting on wolf ears and a snout in the middle of the performance, Billy Rose danced across the stage and interacted with audience members causing loud cheering. Other student performers included junior pre-med major Mother Natwhore and junior...

Students wow audience in student drag show

Students wow audience in student drag show

Kendra Hennis, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017

Editor’s note: The performers at the drag show did not want to reveal their identity and asked to use only their stage names.   Audience members roared and shook the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Thursday night as student performers took the stage...

EIU Pride to host Student Drag Show

Kendra Hennis, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2017

Performers will strut their stuff at this year’s Student Drag Show, set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Seventh Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Admission to the show is $3. All proceeds will go to funding the upcoming Diva Drag Show. This show is hosted by EIU Pride...

Diva Drag Show to feature “Decades of Drag” theme

Austin VanPelt, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2017

This year’s Diva Drag Show will feature veteran kings and queens as well as some up-and-coming talents ready to give it their all. The show’s theme is “Decades of Drag.” It will take place 7 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Siobhan Doherty,...

Drag Queen “drags” President Trump

Drag Queen “drags” President Trump

Kennedy Nolen and Liz Stephens

March 21, 2017

EDIT: The story has been corrected with the student's accurate stage name of Madame Succub---. The Daily Eastern News regrets the error. Lady Save the Bees trumped the crowd Tuesday night in the 7th Street Underground with her anti-Trump performance to resist misogyny, homophobia, racism, transphobia and b...

Queens come ‘dressed to kill’

Queens come ‘dressed to kill’

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

October 23, 2014

Queens will be sashaying in glamorous gowns and larger-than-life wigs with egos to fit for the 11th annual Diva Drag show at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Since the show is so close to Halloween, the show will also feature a costume contest,...

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