The student publication welcomes new students to Ames in the first issue of the school year.
VEISHEA 1988: Veishea partiers get out of hand
The Daily's story recapping the 1988 VEISHEA riot that started after police shut down a house part on Welch Avenue.
1951: Hy-Vee comes to Campustown
70 years ago, Hy-Vee opened a supermarket in Campustown, just a block from Friley Hall and the first place in Ames with automatic doors.
1907: Get vaccinated or be expelled
"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."
VEISHEA 1985: Crowd out of hand at Veishea parties
During VEISHEA1985, the crowd around the greek celebration known as Ash Bash got out of control, burning cars and assaulting law enforcement,
1917: Leaving campus for war
As classes wrapped in 1917, the thoughts of war were on everyone’s mind.
1917: Finals are coming
The I.S.C. Student, "And It's Going to Drop Soon" from 23 Jan 1917 “And it’s going to drop soon”On knife: “Exams” Even a century ago, students dreaded finals.
1922: Campustown gets its name
In 1922, a contest was held, and the name Campustown was chosen for the business district adjacent to campus.
1914: Alumni and The Bomb
The I.S.C. Student, 4 Apr 1914 As Iowa State celebrates another birthday today, any alumni who were in school through the mid 1990s can dig up their editions of The Bomb, the former yearbook of the university, to revive some of their college memories. Here you can find the full archive of The Bomb.
1905: Gunshot in a boarding house
A Narrow Escape The Harry Cole house was the scene of no little excitement on Monday morning last, when the occupants of the house were startled by the report of a revolver. Upon investigation it was found that Mr. Bonebright who occupies a third floor room had been cleaning a 44 caliber revolver and in … Continue reading 1905: Gunshot in a boarding house
1893: Ames annexes Iowa State community
In 1893, Iowa State College became a part of the City of Ames.
1970: Iowa Department of Public Safety returns seized film to Daily
Offer no apology: Agents return seized Daily filmDAILY NEWS SERVICEDES MOINES, IA. — State Department of Public Safety officials this summer returned film allegedly taken by force from Iowa State Daily University Editor Scott Jacobs during an incident at Ames City Hall last spring, but declined to explain the film-taking action.The film was returned July … Continue reading 1970: Iowa Department of Public Safety returns seized film to Daily
1969: Parks Library adds a computer
In summer 1969, the library added a computer, beginning the automation of its book work.
1905: Write home
The I.S.C. Student, "That Letter Home" from 2 Oct 1905 Before telephones, students were reminded to write letters to family back home.
1903: Demand for sidewalks
In 1903, the student journalists requested something be done about the poor unpaved walkways.
1917: Santa and the Red Cross
Santa Claus wants you to support the Red Cross
1913: Pleasant thoughts for finals
I.S.C. Student, "Pleasant Thoughts??" from 27 May 1913 Thoughts and feelings about final exams haven't changed in more than a century.
1918: WWI ends — front pages of Ames, Des Moines newspapers
104 years ago at 5 a.m. central time, World War I came to an end. Overnight, the draft ceased, holidays were declared, and celebrations were had across the United States. Here are the front pages of some central Iowa newspapers: The Des Moines Register: "The War Is Over"Ames Evening Times: "Right Has Conquered Might!"Ames Tri-Weekly … Continue reading 1918: WWI ends — front pages of Ames, Des Moines newspapers
1913: Smallpox vaccination highly recommended
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
1908: Story County Fair/Halloween celebration
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
1909: Iowa State needs an orchestra
In 1909, the newspaper makes the case for starting a college orchestra.
1915: College offers typhoid fever vaccination
Following the death of a student, Iowa State made the typhoid fever vaccination available to any student who wanted it.