The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Drag performers lip-sync, dance at student drag show

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 31, 2021

Dozens of members of the Eastern community gathered in the MLK Jr. Union's Grand Ballroom to see drag performs lip-sync and dance Friday night. The Student Drag Show was hosted by EIU Pride. Prior to...

Talk highlights LGBTQ, Latinx communities

Talk highlights LGBTQ, Latinx communities

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter September 29, 2021

As part of the Latino Heritage Month events, the Latino Heritage Month committee presented "Latinidad in the LGBTQA+" on Wednesday, which informed attendees about the ways the two communities can come...

Mother Natwhore sings Love Like You by Rebecca Sugar to an audience member Friday night during the EIU Student Drag Show in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

9 students perform in drag show

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor April 7, 2019

Student performers lip-synched and danced in drag for a packed crowd at the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Friday night. Nine students, both new and old to drag, performed...

Throwin’ it back to drag: Student Drag Show set for Friday in Union

Rylee DeLong, Contributing Writer April 4, 2019

Wigs, makeup, dancing, lights and costumes are what students will find in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union this Friday. Every semester the LGTBQ organization, PRIDE, puts...

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Lady Save the Bees performs a routine before hosting the 2nd annual Student Drag Show at the 7th Street Underground at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Thursday night. (The performers did not want to reveal their real names)

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...

Leiloni Stars a routine without any artifical hair during the 2014 Diva Drag Show: Dress To Kill on Oct. 27, 2014 in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr, University Union.

Diva Drag Show to theme Greek Mythology

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor October 14, 2015

The Diva Drag Show, an event named the second most attended function next to graduation, added something new this year. The Kings and Queens will be striking fierce poses, Monday Oct 26 in the Grand...

Gender Sexual Minorities History Fair and others to celebrate LGBT History Month

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor October 5, 2015

In honor of LGBT History Month, pride has planned out several events to educate campus on the past of LGBT. One event, Gender Sexual Minorities History Fair will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Bridge...

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