In 1903, the student journalists requested something be done about the poor unpaved walkways.
Santa Claus wants you to support the Red Cross
I.S.C. Student, "Pleasant Thoughts??" from 27 May 1913 Thoughts and feelings about final exams haven't changed in more than a century.
Notice From The President's OfficeAll students who have not been vaccinated should have this matter attended to without further delay. Dr. Tilden the college physician will vaccinate at the hospital free of charge. Attention was called to this matter about a week ago but only a few have applied for vaccination. Smallpox exists in several … Continue reading 1913: Smallpox vaccination highly recommended
The I.S.C. Student, "Story County Fair" from 26 Oct 1908 Story County Fair, Oct. 31I. “Quarter please“II. StuntsIII. Witches CampfireWe Won’t Go Home til MorningPieEveryone Come. We Want YouCave of the Winds The Story County Fair took place in the fall and the celebration was coming to the Iowa State campus in 1908 with an … Continue reading 1908: Story County Fair/Halloween celebration
In 1909, the newspaper makes the case for starting a college orchestra.
Following the death of a student, Iowa State made the typhoid fever vaccination available to any student who wanted it.
In 1918, a handful of smallpox cases on campus prompted the administrators to (once again) require everyone be vaccinated.
An illustration from 1914 about the results of a couple once vaccinated.
70 years ago this week, Hy-Vee opened a supermarket in Campustown, just a block from Friley Hall and the first place in Ames with automatic doors.
"On Tuesday of last week, notices were posted to the effect that all persons connected with the college must either be vaccinated or leave the school by Friday, Nov. 15th. This order was issued on account of the outbreak of several smallpox cases in various parts of the campus, making it appear as though there might be a general outbreak of smallpox over the entire college. Consequently on Wednesday morning there was a rush of students to the hospital to be vaccinated."
In spring 1916, the illustrator for the Iowa State Student, drew the 13-part series “Inconsistencies of College Life” about contradictions in dating, academics, and coursework.
1915: One of the better times for the Cyclones facing the Hawkeyes in football.
1916: Using the Jolly Roger image to say "Beat Iowa"
In 1904, students at Iowa State thought the band, an integral part of the athletics experience, should get more funding, so they started a petition.
In 1905, a new rule stated that women couldn’t ride in the Dinkey's main car when VIPs were present.
The I.S.C. Student staff cleverly tells its readers to please pay their subscriptions.
In summer 1998, Cinemark's Movies 12 opened, becoming Ames’ largest movie theater.
In 1949, about a mile west of the Iowa State University campus, the Ranch Drive-In movie theater opened.
In 1996, North Grand Mall added four new stores and a new five-screen movie theater.