University of Iowa Becomes First Public U.S. College to Include…

Though the California school system considered doing it earlier this year, the University of Iowa has in fact become the first public university to start asking incoming-freshmen about their sexual orientation. University officials say that the optional questions about sexual orientation were included on admissions… » 12/13/12 10:00am 12/13/12 10:00am

Let's Not Fight for Equal Table-Dancing Rights

Twenty-one year old college student Jordan Ramos enjoys the same ill-advised things that her fellow University of Iowa students enjoy — going to bars in downtown Iowa City, drinking a little bit, climbing up onto things, and dancing on them while other people go "WOOO!" So when bouncers at a local establishment barred… » 5/01/12 10:25am 5/01/12 10:25am

Professor Tells Republican Students To "Fuck Off"

This week a University of Iowa professor did what we've all fantasized about doing at one point: Hitting "reply all" and cursing out the sender of an obnoxious mass email. Ellen Lewin, a professor of Anthropology and Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies, has sort-of apologized, but c'mon — she's not really sorry. » 4/21/11 10:35pm 4/21/11 10:35pm

Study Says Magazines For Black Women More Likely To Shill Fad Diets

The way "black" magazines and "mainstream" mags discuss diet strategies is very different, according a recent study done at the University of Iowa. According to a U of Iowa press release: "African-American women's magazines are more likely to encourage fad diets and reliance on faith to lose weight, while mainstream… » 1/15/08 1:00pm 1/15/08 1:00pm