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Ninth “Walk A Mile” event to promote sexual assault awareness

Ninth “Walk A Mile” event to promote sexual assault awareness

By Raymond Sobczak

April 10, 2014

The sound of galloping heels will soon strut across the Quad. Students, faculty members and community members will whoop and holler as the ninth annual “Walk A Mile” event begins. On Friday, an estimated 500 men will gather on the Main Quad at 5 p.m. to walk four laps around the Quad while wearing...

‘From Dudes to Divas’ drag show to take place Thursday

‘From Dudes to Divas’ drag show to take place Thursday

March 13, 2014

Just before his performance at Chester Street Bar last Sunday, Dakota, who performs under the stage name “Bo Dashuss,” began preparing for his role in a drag show.   Looking into the mirror in one of C-Street’s upstairs dressing rooms, he described his methods of preparing for a show.  “Dep...