Shippensburg University was in for a colorful evening featuring a drag queen, sexual jokes, confetti and rainbow-colored candy to start off the weekend.
Students gathered together for Drag Bingo hosted by the Activities Program Board (APB) with the help of the Pride Center on Nov. 15 in Ceddia Union Building (CUB) Multipurpose Room (MPR). They watched a drag queen show, ate brunch, played bingo and won prizes.
Drag queen Anastasia Diamond, who originates from Chambersburg, spent the night dancing around the room and throwing around sexual jokes.
Diamond changed outfits three times during the show going through an array of colors, celebrating the overall colorful feeling of the night.
Diamond danced to Lizzo’s “Juice” and Kelly Clarkson’s “Whole Lotta Woman” up and down the aisles during interludes of bingo with the audience clapping along.
Notes on tables warned students to be careful with drag queen pronouns and included information such as telling students not to touch the drag queen.
When not putting on a show, Diamond sat at the front of the room making jokes as numbers were called out during the bingo rounds.
If more than one student called bingo at the same time, Diamond made them dance and twerk on stage to see which one was better and more deserving to win the prize. Cheers from the audience chose the ultimate winner.
Prizes included a Nintendo Switch, a flat-screen television, Apple AirPods and a Beats Pill.
As the semester comes to a close, students only have a little time to come to an APB event. The next scheduled event is an escape room that will be held on campus.