The Daily Eastern News

Carnegie Public Library to celebrate LGBTQ pride

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 10, 2019


Filed under News

People can mingle over cupcakes while celebrating LGBTQ pride at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library's second Celebrate Pride social gathering next week. Library associate Daniel Briscoe said the gathering, which will take place on June 17 at 6 p.m. in Rotary Rooms A and B of the Carnegie Public...

Marketing the rainbow can be dangerous

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 9, 2019


Filed under Columns

Pride month has begun, and with comes a time of reflection, remembrance, shared experiences and shameless cash grabs from companies like Oreos to Smirnoff. The first Pride parade took place on June 27, 1970, organized by the Chicago Gay Liberation movement; in the days following, several more cities...

9 students perform in drag show

9 students perform in drag show

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

April 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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 in the event. New performer Karen from Finances performed for the first time Friday and said they de...

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

Rylee DeLong, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under News

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 on The Student Drag Show, which will start at 7 p.m. and end at 9:30 p.m. The doors will open a...

Women’s, gender and sexuality studies has plans to expand in future

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under News

The women’s, gender and sexuality studies department at Eastern has plans to expand and offer new classes as part of a nationwide movement. Jeannie Ludlow, English professor and coordinator of the program, said this movement began about 10 years ago. Ludlow said when women’s studies originall...

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