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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...

Pride Month educates about LGBT people, GSD issues

Blake Faith, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under News

Every year in the month of June, the U.S. celebrates LGBT Pride Month to remember and honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan in 1969, according to the Library of Congress. Since 2009, Jessica Ward, director of Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity, said the center has moved Eastern’s Pride Month ...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pride Month is beneficial

Staff Editorial

April 8, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

With April being Pride Month for students at Eastern, several activities are being planned. Although, the question arises, “What is so beneficial about Pride Month?” Pride Month is dedicated to support students in the LGBTQA+ community. So many people in this community are judged and criticized...

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...

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