Sex and the University: Is Your Student Newspaper, Magazine Mentioned?

In the latest issue of College Media Review, Sex and the University is praised as a book that employs “old-fashioned reporting as well as scholarly research to shed light on [the] decades-old trend” of sex in student journalism. It is described as a text relevant to journalism, public health, sociology and women’s studies. 

As Pat Winters Lauro, a Kean University j-prof and former New York Daily News staffer, writes at the close of her critique: “Sex and the University is an important tome because it documents a phenomenon that has not been given much serious attention other than what the author cites as the sometimes voyeuristic media coverage by the commercial press. Certainly, it’s not your typical academic tome. It is original, provocative and controversial. In fact, like the sex columns themselves, Sex and the University is the kind of book you will find yourself either loving or hating. One thing is certain, though, you will not put it down.”  (Full review pages 20-21)

Sex and the University: Celebrity, Controversy, and a Student Journalism Revolution

Student Newspapers Appearing in the Book:

The Acorn (Drew University)

The Argosy (Mount Allison University)

The Badger Herald (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

The Bottom Line (Frostburg State University)

The California Aggie (University of California, Davis)

The Carolinian (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

The Cavalier Daily (University of Virginia)

The Collegian (South Dakota State University)

The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

The Cornell Daily Sun (Cornell University)

The Crestiad (Cedar Crest College)

The Crimson White (University of Alabama)

The CU Independent (University of Colorado-Boulder, previously Campus Press)

The Daily Barometer (Oregon State University)

The Daily Bruin (University of California, Los Angeles)

The Daily Californian (University of California, Berkeley)

The Daily Campus (University of Connecticut)

The Daily Cardinal (University of Louisville)

The Daily Evergreen (Washington State University)

The Daily Kansan (Kansas University)

The Daily Mississippian (University of Mississippi)

The Daily Nebraskan (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

The Daily Nexus (University of California, Santa Barbara)

The Daily Northwestern (Northwestern University)

The Daily of the University of Washington

The Daily Reveille (Louisiana State University)

The Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)

The Daily Wildcat (University of Arizona)

The Dartmouth (Dartmouth College)

The Dartmouth Free Press (Dartmouth College)

The Diamondback (University of Maryland)

The Driftwood (University of New Orleans)

The Emory Wheel (Emory University)

The Flat Hat (The College of William & Mary)

The GW Hatchet (George Washington University)

The Harvard Crimson (Harvard University)

The Harvard Independent (Harvard University)

The Heights (Boston College)

The Hoya (Georgetown University)

The Independent Florida Alligator (University of Florida)

The Johns Hopkins News-Letter (Johns Hopkins University)

The Lumberjack (Northern Arizona University)

The McGill Daily (McGill University)

The Montana Kaimin (University of Montana)

The Michigan Daily (University of Michigan)

The Muhlenberg Weekly (Muhlenberg College)

The Muse (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

The Nevada Sagebrush (University of Nevada Reno)

The New Paltz Oracle (State University of New York at New Paltz)

The News Record (University of Cincinnati)

The Old Gold & Black (Wake Forest University)

The Oracle (University of South Florida)

The Phoenix (Swarthmore College)

The Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)

The Post (Ohio University)

The Rebel Yell (University of Nevada Las Vegas)

The Red and Black (University of Georgia)

The Reporter (Stetson University)

The Review (University of Delaware)

The Sidelines (Middle Tennessee State University)

The Sophian (Smith College)

The Stanford Daily (Stanford University)

The Student Printz (University of Southern Mississippi)

The Tartan (Carnegie Mellon University)

The Temple News (Temple University)

The Towerlight (Towson University)

The Tufts Daily (Tufts University)

The University News (University of Missouri-Kansas City)

The University Star (Texas State University)

The Voyager (University of West Florida)

The Washington Square News (New York University)

The Yale Daily News (Yale University)

College Sex Magazines Appearing in the Book:

H Bomb (Harvard University)

Open (Rice University)

Quake (University of Pennsylvania)

Redlight (McGill University)

Sex Week at Yale: The Magazine (Yale University)

Squirm (Vassar College)

Unlocked (Wesleyan)

Virgin Mawtyr (Bryn Mawr)

Vita Excolatur (University of Chicago)

X-Magazine (Washington University in St. Louis)

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