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Flag-raising signals start of campus Pride Week


Representing PC Alliance are (from left) Victor M. Marino; Brianna E. Milden, the organization's president; Kai F. Marshall; and adviser Cathy E. Gamez.
Representing PC Alliance are (from left) Victor M. Marino; Brianna E. Milden, the organization’s president; Kai F. Marshall; and adviser Cathy E. Gamez.
With the rainbow flag about to be raised, Elliott Strickland, vice president for student affairs, offers remarks. Also participating are Milden (center) and Sammie L. Davis, coordinator of diversity and cultural life.
With the rainbow flag about to be raised, Elliott Strickland, vice president for student affairs, offers remarks. Also participating are Milden (center) and Sammie L. Davis, coordinator of diversity and cultural life.
Allies from a physician assistant class surround the flag in the LEC Loop.
Allies from a physician assistant class surround the flag in the LEC Loop.

Penn College kicked off its fifth annual Pride Week with a flag-raising ceremony outside the Hager Lifelong Education Center on Monday afternoon. Organized by Diversity & Community Engagement and open to all members of the campus community, the celebration ushered in a number of activities throughout the week, including: a “Paint the Rock” event at 2 p.m. Tuesday; an open-mic Pride Cafe at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Wrapture; Safe Zone training for employees; a paint-it-yourself “Wears Your Pride?” T-shirt workshop at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Bush Campus Center, Room 161; an adults-only Drag Show at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Thompson Professional Development Center’s Mountain Laurel Room; and resources and giveaways at a weeklong Pride Table in the CC lobby.
Photos by J.J. Boettcher, student photographer

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