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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Alyssa Edwards leans on a stage in front of an audience with one leg up in the air. Credit: Madison Smith/Daily Senior Staffer

‘Drag Race’ stars Shea Couleé and Alyssa Edwards serve charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent in A&O Productions’ first-ever drag show speaker event

November 19, 2021

Clad in sequins and sheer talent, drag queen superstars Shea Couleé and Alyssa Edwards came to slay as A&O Productions’ Fall Speakers Wednesday night.  The former “RuPaul’s Drag Race”...

The Monthly: June Edition

The Monthly: June Edition

May 31, 2018

In this edition of The Monthly: The arts and entertainment editor previews Dillo Day 2018 and the year-long process it took to bring the spectacle on stage in this issue’s cover story. Further reads:...

Schwartz: RuPaul’s comments on drag are transphobic

March 6, 2018

Over the weekend, The Guardian published an interview with RuPaul, famed queer icon, drag artist and host of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” a reality competition television show. RuPaul is known for his attitude...

Off Script: Season 9 of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ brings more cultural awareness to queer media

May 14, 2017

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” has always been a “problematic fave” kind of television show for me. I love cheering on my favorite contestants in comedy challenges, making fun of heinous runway outfits...

“Bridget Bishop Presents: The Salem Bitch Trials,” produced and written by Jared Rubin Sprowls (Communication ‘16), premieres Oct. 18 off-Broadway and features New York drag queens.

Queen Bs: Northwestern graduate produces off-Broadway show highlighting identity issues through drag

October 13, 2016

A&E “We’re all born naked and the rest is drag.” This line from actor and drag queen RuPaul’s song “Born Naked” spoke to Jared Rubin Sprowls (Communication ‘16), who started watching...

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