Almost 50 years later, Tim Deegan, Sal Piro and Richard O’Brien reflect on ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Over Halloween weekend this year, 5C students put on two nights of The Rocky Horror Picture Show; but there lies a large community for this cult-classic beyond the Claremont campuses. TSL spoke with the people who brought this energetic and inventive show into being.

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An ABBA musical that isn’t ‘Mamma Mia?’ Queer art-heist musical takes it all

Spotlight Musical Theater group produced “The Winner Takes It All,” a queer art-heist musical set to the songs of ABBA.

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OPINION: The issues with excluding allies and straight-passing queer people from queggers

Advertising and policing ‘queggers’ as queer-only parties excludes straight identifying, questioning and closeted students, which can complicate LGBTQ+ students’ experiences at them, argues Porter Reyes PO ’25.

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A love affair with ‘chaotic’ energy: Claremont’s queer womxn and the embrace of chaos

Lillian Perlmutter SC ’21 examines the origin of the word “chaotic” and the significance of its frequent use in Claremont queer dating circles. “For some, to be chaotic, to attract and emit unwieldy intensity  — is a magnetic, magical quality, like being the human equivalent of a third tequila shot,” she writes.

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