The I.S.C. Student staff cleverly tells its readers to please pay their subscriptions.
A happy 130th birthday to the Iowa State Daily! To celebrate the milestone, here is the complete first issue of the publication, dated 7 August 1890. Included are scans of all eight pages and the text to every story.
The front page of the Iowa State Daily from 24 July 1969. The Daily only published on Thursdays during the summer, so coverage of the Apollo 11 moon landing was three days after the event. The centerpiece story was a listing of the ISU alumni who were involved in the space race.
104 years ago, Iowa was set to vote on women's suffrage for a second time and on 5 June 1916. the Daily took a stand, telling readers to vote yes.
In 1909, the newspaper staff did a special issue. For one edition, the women on staff wrote, edited, and assembled the paper; the men took the week off. It was the first of many women's editions, which would happen annually for several years.
It is the aim of this paper to publish only such news items as are for the best interests of the institution. Hence we make no mention at this time of the disgraceful affair which occurred on the west campus last evening.The I.S.C. Student, spring 1902 Times have changed. It's worth noting that in the … Continue reading 1902: Good news newspaper
An editor was troubled with repeated requests from one subscriber as to the best methods of raising hogs. At last he sent the answer, "Write your parents and find out how they raised you."The I.S.C. Student, fall 1903 This certainly isn't in good form, but often times, an editor really wants to snap at people who … Continue reading 1903: Editor snaps at subscriber
The Bomb, "The I.A.C. Student," 1895 From: The Bomb, 1895 This is The I.A.C. Student staff photo from the 1895 Bomb. I love the clothing. Photographed are: Ella B. Curtis, Iowa Campbell, A. E. Mellinger, Lee Campbell, Edith Foster, Ethel Rundall, Ed Sherman, H.I. Ruthledge, F.J. Lazell, Mabel Owens, C.G. Lee, J.R. Davidson, Edna Meek, … Continue reading From The Bomb: 1895 staff photo
The Bomb, "The I.A.C. Student," 1894. The Bomb, 1894: The I.A.C. Student staff This is The I.A.C. Student staff photo from the 1894 Bomb. (At this time, the college is called Iowa Agricultural College.) In this photo: Back Row: W.R. Cooper ('94), Miss Mabel Owns ('95). G.A. Kuehl ('93), Miss Iowa Campbell ('94), H.H. Rutledge … Continue reading From The Bomb: 1894 staff photo
The succession of events that break the the routine of college life is now specially marked by the appearance of a paper that will make a complete record of their occurrance.The I. A. C. Student now comes to the Student, Faculty, Alumni and Friends of the institution for the first time. The policy of its … Continue reading 1890 Mission Statement
This blog's purpose is to provide a glimpse into the life and issues for students and residents in West Ames and Iowa State University from a bygone era. The content of the Iowa State Daily will provide (nearly) all of what you'll see. Love it or hate it, the Daily, which had many names before … Continue reading Welcome to the Iowa State Daily Archive