The Multicultural Center in Memorial Union now has three new cultural affinity spaces for Iowa State students and staff to utilize.
At this week's Feminist Friday, attendees had a chance to discuss the use of language surrounding non-binary identities.
On Thursday night, the Ames Public Library hosted their monthly board of trustees meeting to receive public feedback on an event they host cal…
For the fifth time, the Ames Public Library will be hosting its All Ages Drag Show where people of all ages can perform.
With a chilly week coming to an end, students and faculty can come together in the Sloss House at this week’s Feminist Friday. Danny Cook, sen…
Disability Awareness Week is winding down here at Iowa State, with only a few events left in the series.
On Oct. 8, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments over ongoing cases on whether the federal law that bars sex discrimination in employment applies to LGBTQIA+ employees.
In February, the Ames Public Library is hosting the Black Arts and Music Festival to increase awareness and appreciation of African and African American visual and performing artists in the community.
With Disability Awareness Week in full swing, Morgan Tweed, the new president of the Alliance for Disability Awareness (ADA) club, is excited to help bridge the gap between students with disabilities and students without disabilities.
The day her husband got down on one knee to propose to her was the day she started noticing signs of abuse. Beverly Gooden, social activist and creator of the #WhyIStayed movement, shared her story of domestic violence and gave advice to students Tuesday in the Memorial Union.
Gender is a complicated concept that can be confusing for those who aren't educated over the subject.
The Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity envisions a campus community that works collaboratively to create an environment that supports and promotes gender equity and social justice at Iowa State, according to their website.
In honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, this week’s Monday Monologue featured Rita Mookerjee, assistant teaching professor of women’s and gender studies, reading selections from her book “Becoming the Bronze Idol.” The book is composed of authentic poetry with feminist vibes.
As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Green Dot will be hosting a lecture on domestic and relationship violence.
Disability Awareness Week is kicking off at Iowa State to educate students about various disabilities and how those who are disabled are affected by it.
Iowa State’s campus strives for accessibility, and students with disabilities on campus have spoken up about whether the university is reaching that goal.
One Iowa State professor recently delved into the world of motherhood to find out why mothers treat other mothers the way they do.
Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a proclamation in 2018 declaring that the second Monday in October be acknowledged as “Indigenous Peoples' Day” in Iowa.
According to CBS News, 15 percent of the world's population, roughly 785 million people, have a physical or mental disability. During Disability Awareness Week, Iowa State is taking the initiative to educate people and support those with disabilities.
Before the rain washed the chalk away, Iowa State students may have seen a debated topic strewn about the sidewalks on campus.
The Monday Monologues series will coincide with Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday.
Leading up to the 2012 plebiscite, Puerto Ricans were embroiled in competition for the territory’s status. Afterward, it remained the same.
National Coming Out Day is a staple day of celebration within the LGBTQIA+ community, and holds major importance for individuals who have come out, those in the process of coming out and those who are still in the closet.
This Feminist Friday will differ from those prior in many ways. Anna Carter, postdoctoral research associate of the ecology, evolution and organismal biology department, will be leading this Friday’s discussion on "De-Gendering Biology" and how the diversity of nature can counteract essentialist beliefs.
Drag is the performance of one or multiple genders theatrically, and is an expression and performance medium that is typically associated with the queer community. A drag show returning to Iowa State will give LGBTQIA+ students the opportunity to take the stage.
Plans for building gender-neutral bathrooms in two Ames parks gained the Ames City Council’s attention Tuesday night.
The Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success hosted a student organization meeting for members and students to see the many student-run LGBTQIA+ groups Iowa State has Tuesday evening.
Iowa State’s College of Engineering consists of 1,296 females and 6,592 males, according to the Iowa State Department of Institutional Research. Needless to say, being a woman in the College of Engineering on campus is a relatively unique experience.
For many students, finding a space where their identities are valued and uplifted can often be hard, but the Multicultural Center has created a space to make it easier.
Z Nicolazzo, assistant professor of Trans* Studies in Education and a co-chair of the Transgender Students Research Cluster at the University of Arizona, gave a lecture titled “Un/Seen: Gender, College Going and Transgender Student World-Making” Monday in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.
Coming out is an extremely emotional time for all those involved.
Diversity within higher education has historically been low, with women and people of color having a harder time getting into college and attaining degrees.
With LGBTQIA+ History Month in full swing, it is time to look back at LGBTQIA+ history at Iowa State and in particular, the home of the LGBTQIA+ community at Iowa State: The Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success.
With the arrival of LGBTQIA+ History Month, it can be difficult to keep track of all the meetings and events going on around campus.
Among the sexes, unequal representation is a daily facet of many people’s lives. Iowa State’s Department of Music and Theatre is seeking to change that with its new theatre season.
Gender is often viewed in the binary of he and she, but gender is a spectrum and has more than two options for those who identify within the spectrum. One speaker is planning to speak on gender and its interaction with college life.
As 11 a.m. approached Friday morning at Memorial Union, the large semicircle of chairs in the Gallery were completely filled by students, teachers and employees of the school. Dina Toulan, lecturer of American Sign Language (ASL) in the world languages and cultures department, used the semicircle setup in her classroom so that everyone was able to clearly see her.
Life is an ever-changing thing, especially for someone as young as a child. When a child has to deal with serious health concerns, life can become even more challenging. Wigs for Kids is an organization with a goal to make that hard time a little bit easier for children in need.
LGBTQIA+ History Month is October which means yearly traditions of events focusing on LGBTQIA+ students at Iowa State are now in full swing. This month is a time of remembering the past and learning from it, so what do students think about this history month?
Elizabeth Stegemöller, associate professor in kinesiology, stood on the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts’ stage for the grand opening of the REACH — the new art facility aimed at further connecting the audience to art — and was asked to give a presentation on her research.
The Workspace in the Memorial Union will be honoring the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, by hosting a walk-in craft of paper mâché sugar skulls. This particular craft has been done around this time for the past few years at Iowa State to coincide with Día de los Muertos, which is celebrated from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.
As LGBTQIA+ History Month begins, those who are not a part of the LGBTQIA+ community have the opportunity to learn about terms that might be confusing or terms they would like to be educated on further.
As noon rolled around on Monday, the Grant Wood Foyer quickly started to fill with students in anticipation of the Monday Monologue at 12:15 p.m.
Latinx groups make up 18.3 percent of the population in the U.S. and 5.4 percent of Iowa State’s student population, according to Beate Schmittman, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Creating a space for appreciation and love of the arts and spoken word, Monday Monologues is returning this semester with five new performances on select Mondays.
Iowa State’s students come from 115 countries, bringing with them various spoken languages. However, most of the university’s students are native Iowans and native English speakers.
Friday’s edition of Feminist Friday brought into play two speakers with a history of helping students turn around their habitats for better, educationally proven time management techniques.
Iowa State acknowledged an important topic that is a problem globally at college campuses, sexual violence, and held its second Sexual Misconduct Summit at the Scheman building on Friday.