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Queer community make themselves known

Queer community make themselves known

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Campus, Features

On March 3 and 4, CSUEB students, universities, nonprofit organizations, a plethora of 18 to mid-20-year-olds and parents entered the New Union at Cal State East Bayโ€™s Hayward campus armed with goodie bags filled with notebooks, pens, brochures and plastic water bottles for the 2nd annual Queer Confer...

CSUEB embraces drag in 5th annual show

CSUEB embraces drag in 5th annual show

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features

Laughter and make-up powder filled the dressing room at Cal State East Bayโ€™s University Theater as drag queens prepared their finishing looks and began to get into character in preparation for an evening of big wigs, singing, lip syncing, dancing, jokes, props and audience participation. Co-hosts Scarl...

Students, staff push for all gender bathroom

Students, staff push for all gender bathroom

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Campus

For the transgender community, bathroom selection can be tough. Most bathrooms are designated for either men or women; however, Cal State East Bay has started to buck the trend, somewhat. The Diversity and Inclusion Student Center will hold an informative session and play a documentary about the...

Bay Area Queens: a different kind of drag

Bay Area Queens: a different kind of drag

Carlos Gomez,
Contributor
February 4, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Showcase

  Scarlett Letters stood in her lingerie and adjusted her fake breast as music from the opening act, GAYmous played from the main stage in the background. Next to her, Laundra Tyme made her final fixings and put on her large blonde wig, while Johnny Rockitt tried on a Stormtrooper helmet for her sultry strip tease number. In the whirlwind of makeup, hairspray and chatter, the pe...

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