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Laverne Cox: What makes up identity?

Transgender actress Laverne Cox visited campus last week and spoke to a sold-out crowd.

Aquene Kimmel, Opinions Editor

November 14, 2014

With Case Western Reserve University becoming more LGBT-accepting by leaps and bounds but struggling over issues of race, the message of Laverne Cox’s recent talk was perfectly matched to its audience. On Nov. 6, Cox walked onto the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom stage wearing a blood or...

“Orange is the New Black” star to speak on Nov. 6

Laverne Cox is a transgender actress starred on

Jessica Yang, Social Media Editor

October 30, 2014

Laverne Cox, of “Orange is the New Black,” who plays an incarcerated, black, transgender woman, is coming to campus on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale University Center. Although tickets are sold out, the event will be live-streamed simultaneously in the Ford Auditorium. Liz Roccoforte,...

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