The New Sex Scribes

Female columnists spark interest and controversy at student newspapers

Meghan Bainum spent much of her childhood at the piano, tapping out classical tunes that evoked places far from the pastures of Dover, Kan. She hoped to study music in college, move to a big city, and become a concert pianist. But after enrolling at the University of Kansas, she discovered that her passion was not intermezzo, but intercourse.

Ms. Bainum, who will be a senior this fall, found her true audience