The Meaning of Pink

September 1, 2014 at 7:37 pm Leave a comment

Fall_2009_010For more than three decades, the walls of the visitors’ locker room at the University of Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium have been pink. When the football stadium was renovated in 2005, the university took the theme even further, adding new lockers, showers, and urinals all featuring various shades of the color.

While it remains a beloved bit of visual smack-talk for many Hawkeye fans — and was even featured in a recent ESPN ad about college traditions — some students and faculty have decried the color scheme as sexist and discriminatory. Today, demonstrators dressed as robots are expected to march on the campus to protest the locker room’s enduring paint job. What do you think?

click here to read more https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/08/29/professors-robots-protest-u-iowas-pink-locker-room

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