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Drag Queens inspire activism and individuality

Drag queen Emoji Nightmare demonstrates the essentials of drag makeup on a willing volunteer April 4 at the Queer Student Union’s Feeling the Fantasy Makeup tutorial. The tutorial was the second event in a four-part Drag WERKshop series.

Keely Lyons, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Pink eyebrows and laughter filled the Davis Center at the latest installment of the Drag WERKshop series. Fifteen participants sat behind vanity mirrors as they learned the essentials of drag makeup. UVM’s Queer Student Union, in collaboration with Student Life, the Arts and Creativity learning commun...

Faculty union rally locked out of executive offices

United Academics President Sarah Alexander, associate professor of English,  leads a group of protestors across South Prospect Street into the Waterman building to deliver their petition.

Lee Hughes and Emma Pinezich

March 26, 2019

The faculty union and student activists were locked out of the executive offices as they tried to deliver their petition to the administration. United Academics, the faculty union, hosted a 2:30 p.m. Feb. 26 rally on the Waterman Green attended by 40 faculty and students, including members from the ...

Students organize to protest gender memo

Students organize to protest gender memo

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

November 8, 2018

Members of the UVM and Burlington transgender and non-binary communities gathered to send a clear message to President Donald Trump: “We will not be erased.” Nearly 250 students, faculty and community members organized Oct. 29 outside the third floor of the Davis Center to protest a memo obtain...

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