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UB hosts transgender comedian Jeffrey Jay

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

September 30, 2018

Transgender comedian Jeffrey Jay performed Friday night at the 7th Street Underground. Though the show got off to a late start, Tess McArthy, the University Board human potential coordinator, said the event had a good turnout. Jay said he was surprised at the turnout given the delay of the show. “You all were...

Pride to bring transgender awareness with screening

Emily Brodt, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2015

Eastern students are looking to learn more about the history of transgender people at EIU Pride’s film screening of the documentary “Pay it no Mind.” The screening is meant to bring more awareness of transgender people of color. The event is open to all students and is free to enter 7pm Thursday...

‘Money Smart’ event to teach financial literacy

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

October 19, 2015

Students can learn about saving and how to steer through their future finances at “Money Smart: Facts, Figures and being LGBTQA+,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 28. Mario McCart, a graduate assistant at the Life Center, has been planning this event for a month. He said it covers a little bit of everything when...

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 Lounge of the Martin Luther King Jr. Union. Jo Stauder, the president of Pride, said the Gender Sex...

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