Get your drag on for the DRAGons

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By Kayleigh Omang

omangka@mnstate.edu

    On Feb. 3, students and professionals gathered in the Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom to strut their DRAGon stuff.

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Energy filled the room as Cobbers, Dragons, Bison and members of the community shuffled through the doors into the dimly lit ballroom.

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Kelly Coxsyn, a Dragon alumna and the head of the drag show, filled the room with laughter and joy to begin the night.

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“Apparently all I have to say is the word dragon and we are screaming . . . dragon,” Coxsyn said as the room erupted.

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The show was put on to demonstrate a different perspective of drag kings and queens.

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Most of the drag kings and queens who braved the stage were MSUM students.

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Members in the audience enjoyed chips and salsa, cupcakes and different college-themed punches as they sat through a night of laughter and acceptance.

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