Posts Tagged ‘EAGnews’

Washington Democrat group passes resolution opposing Common Core

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State 46th Legislative District Democrats passed a resolution at their meeting on October 16th opposing the Common Core State Standards.  The group requests that the Washington Legislature withdraw from the Common Core State Standards and reclaim state sovereignty in K-12 education.  I was told the resolution was soundly passed.
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Loyola University Chicago to host annual drag show

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CHICAGO – Loyola University Chicago (LUC) will be hosting its 8th Annual Drag Show on campus this week, according to an official student organization’s Facebook page. The event, hosted by LUC’s “LGBTQIA” student group Advocate, is part of “LGBTQIA Heritage Month.”
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Joe Biden gets snuggly with student in selfie

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon high school students recently visited with Vice President Joe Biden and other Democrats on a school field trip to a campaign event for U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley.
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DePaul University testing ‘Queer Peers’ mentorship program

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CHICAGO – DePaul University’s LGBTQA Student Services office is piloting a new initiative called “Queer Peers,” according to The DePaulia, in which “newly out students” are connected with current students. The student application for the program offers students the option to indicate gender-neutral pronouns and gives them the option to express interest in activism.
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