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    fun fact about our alma mater

    the VP of Iran is an ISU grad.

    Vice President of Iran an Iowa State graduate



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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    Well, I learned something today.



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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    he can donate to build the south endzone and we can name it after him



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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    Don't forget about two other ISU economics grads that went on to international leadership: John Garang, former VP of Sudan and leader of the PLA (who tragically died a few years back early in his vice presidency), and Lee Teng-hui, who was a long-time president of Taiwan.

    See folks, that's what a degree from Iowa State can get you.


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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    Quote Originally Posted by Stumpy View Post
    Don't forget about two other ISU economics grads that went on to international leadership: John Garang, former VP of Sudan and leader of the PLA (who tragically died a few years back early in his vice presidency), and Lee Teng-hui, who was a long-time president of Taiwan.

    See folks, that's what a degree from Iowa State can get you.
    Also started the Sudan/Darfur conflict/civil war. Now you've all learned two things today.


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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    Quote Originally Posted by LeSchmick View Post
    Also started the Sudan/Darfur conflict/civil war. Now you've all learned two things today.
    Hear that KU? You won a National Championship but we started the Sudan war AND had the first fax machine. Boom



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    Awesome! We have a guy who started one of the bloodiest conflicts of the new millenium, a guy who may be involved in some major election fraud, AND our university helped enrich uranium for the atomic bomb? I didn't realize ISU stood for International Strife University. I'm a little worried that I'm going to turn 30 and suddenly decide to invade Canada.


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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    Quote Originally Posted by sdillon500 View Post
    Awesome! We have a guy who started one of the bloodiest conflicts of the new millenium, a guy who may be involved in some major election fraud, AND our university helped enrich uranium for the atomic bomb? I didn't realize ISU stood for International Strife University. I'm a little worried that I'm going to turn 30 and suddenly decide to invade Canada.
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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    Hear that KU? You won a National Championship but we started the Sudan war AND had the first fax machine. Boom
    That OFFICIALLY makes us better than Baylor too! **** you Ochoprimo!



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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    That OFFICIALLY makes us better than Baylor too! **** you Ochoprimo!
    Ochoprimo - that's awesome


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    Ochoprimo - that's awesome

    Wait, so the guy in your sig NEVER made it to the other side? He tried like 30 times, showed some potential, looked like he was close, and then just quit. Was he Gene Chizik?



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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    Lionel Dahmer (Jeffrey's dad) earned his PhD from Iowa State.


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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    Dr. Olivia Muchena did Anthropology PhD work at ISU. She is fairly senior in Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe regime, and was part of the whole land reform issue there (forceably removing large, primarily white farmers, under the idea of giving the land back to indigenous folks, but with large questions on how some ended up with land)



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    Re: fun fact about our alma mater

    Quote Originally Posted by sdillon500 View Post
    Awesome! We have a guy who started one of the bloodiest conflicts of the new millenium, a guy who may be involved in some major election fraud, AND our university helped enrich uranium for the atomic bomb? I didn't realize ISU stood for International Strife University. I'm a little worried that I'm going to turn 30 and suddenly decide to invade Canada.
    Why do you think we get kicked in the balls so much? Karma's a *****.


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    Wow. F*ck peanut butter!



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