The Daily's story recapping the 1988 VEISHEA riot that started after police shut down a house part on Welch Avenue.
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,
1922: Campustown gets its name
In 1922, a contest was held, and the name Campustown was chosen for the business district adjacent to campus.
1903: Demand for sidewalks
In 1903, the student journalists requested something be done about the poor unpaved walkways.
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."
1916: Inconsistencies of College Life series
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.
1970: Iowa State protests after Kent State shootings
In 1970, on the eve of VEISHEA weekend, thousands of ISU students and staff and local residents marched against the Vietnam War and Kent State massacre.