The Adventures of Priscilla

In 1994, Australian cinema made waves on the international stage with the dramatic comedy, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – a feel-good tale about two drag queens and a transgender woman on a journey through the Australian outback. The film made a splash in the cinematic world, in the global LGBT community,… Continue reading The Adventures of Priscilla

Kwama Sutra

Like a cold call in FIN1 at 8:40 a.m., the biggest dance of the year is ready to slap you in the face. Be prepared HBS-Holidazzle has arrived. The last time we chatted, I alluded my next piece would be about dating at HBS. Foresight be damned, I didn’t realize the unique opportunity that presented… Continue reading Kwama Sutra

HBS Rugby Get First Tour Victory in Canada Against McGill

Harvard made the long journey up to Montreal to play their annual fixture against the McGill University MBAs last weekend. Having narrowly lost to McGill in the previous year, Harvard was keen to make amends this time around. The situation was complicated by the conflict between the infamous Priscilla Ball on Friday and the 2:00PM… Continue reading HBS Rugby Get First Tour Victory in Canada Against McGill

Priscilla Ball Frenzy

As the traditional dress-up party of the year is approaching, students are talking about the tickets, preparation and costumes. Although Priscilla Ball takes up quite some time, one thing is certain, it does bring a lot of excitement to campus. This article shares perspectives on the preparation for the Priscilla Ball. “It’s five minutes to… Continue reading Priscilla Ball Frenzy

Priscilla Ball: Prominent Sociologist, Aussie Bloke Chime in on the Origins of Cross-Dressing

With the Priscilla Ball just around the corner, many male students have been asking their amused female classmates about women’s clothes. For example, “What is the acceptable length of a short skirt?” And, “How does one match shoes with a dress?” But the far harder questions are: “Why does the Australian party involve cross-dressing?” And,… Continue reading Priscilla Ball: Prominent Sociologist, Aussie Bloke Chime in on the Origins of Cross-Dressing

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

So I’m a sour-puss for not attending this year’s Priscilla Ball. After all, what’s the marginal utility of one more drag show in addition to the dozens I’ve already seen? I was fascinated, though, when I saw the photos emailed to me showing my male classmates under pounds of mascara, posing in tartly fishnet stockings… Continue reading Don't Ask, Don't Tell

The EC: Existential Confusion or Easy Coasting?

I thought the EC was supposed to be stress-free. I thought it would be a walk in the park after the trials and tribulations of last year. I was prepared for an interesting, exciting and (okay, I’ll admit it) easy year. No, no, no. That’s not at all how it’s turning out. I forgot to… Continue reading The EC: Existential Confusion or Easy Coasting?

A Hails the Queen

It has been 5 weeks since that momentous day in Burden Auditorium, when all 900 members of the Class of 2003 sat impatiently through slide after slide… after slide…after slide… waiting to see what one fate-determining letter would appear next to his or her name. 82 of those people lucked out. For they are now… Continue reading A Hails the Queen

Frogs Off to a Hopping Start

The prevailing sentiment in the aftermath of Priscilla Ball (or some might say of the weekend in general!) is, “The less said the better!” With his sultry, long hair, luscious red lips and revealing bikini top, Sachin Palod was belle of the ball and voted this year’s Runner Up Queen. Congratulations! The blushing belle reports… Continue reading Frogs Off to a Hopping Start