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Finger-Lickin’ Good? The coding of queerness as cannibalism in “Bones and All” 

By Ty Gavin
April 5, 2023

In 1846, The Donner Party, pioneers from Illinois in search of homestead in California, resorted to cannibalism as a means of survival. Decades later, “Bones and All,” an internationally acclaimed...

A woman waits for her train at South Station.

A look into the students’ pandemic-era holiday plans and pronoun usage at Emerson

By Maximo Aguilar Lawlor, Drew Ascione, and Sophia Boyce
November 25, 2020

  Today on The 172 Review, host Maximo Aguilar Lawlor sits down with Express News Editor Charlie McKenna to talk about last week’s surge of positive COVID-19 cases at Emerson...

Freshman TJ Coste holding volunteer contact sheets to canvass for question three. -
Photo by Erin Nolan / Beacon Staff

LGBTQ+ students advocate ‘yes’ for Question 3

By Annika Hom
October 31, 2018

While canvassing Massachusetts' ballot Question 3, freshman TJ Coste encountered a woman who feared using a bathroom stall next to someone with male genitalia. Coste responded by sharing their experience...

The paper inclusive signs covered the gender labels on campus restrooms on Friday. Photo: Cassandra Martinez

Students promote trans visibility with inclusive restroom signs

By Shafaq Patel
April 1, 2018

Lauren Lopez, tired of the limited number of gender-inclusive restrooms on campus, decided to act. They gathered five friends, printed out about 75 paper gender-inclusive signs, and posted them on every...

Don’t forget the T in LGBTQ

By Andrew Stanton
March 28, 2018

RuPaul, the drag queen who started the TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race, a popular drag competition, caused a stir within the LGBTQ community when he said he would “probably not” allow transitioning transgender...

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