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.
NEW CHAPTER OF THETA XIEpsilon Sigma of Ames Becomes Mu Chapter of Theta XI. Installed at Purdue University.On Friday evening, April 2nd at Purdue University, ten men representing the local Epsilon Sigma, were initiated into the Theta Xi fraternity, the installation being carried on by Theta chapter at Purdue assisted by representatives from Cornell, Yale, … Continue reading 1909: Theta Xi installed
THE CRAFTSMEN BECOME ACACIASVisiting Delegates From Other States. Install Masonic Fraternity. Roll Consists of Ten Faculty and Twenty Student Members.On the evening of Saturday, March 20th, “The Craftsmen,” who have existed as a local organization for a year and a half were installed at Iowa State College as a chapter of the Acacia fraternity. The … Continue reading 1909: Acacia installed
KAPPA SIGMA GETS CHAPTERLocal Gamma Alpha Organization Becomes a Chapter of the National Kappa [Sigma]. Alumni Present at the InstallationOn Jan. 21 the former Gamma Alpha society was taken into the national fraternity of Kappa Sigma. The Gamma boys were granted [their] charter on the 7th of last December but delayed installation until this term … Continue reading 1909: Kappa Sigma installed
The I.S.C. Student, "Oh see the new toys!" 19 April 1909. Issue: 19 April 1909 In spring 1909, Iowa State had a new gymnasium (State Gym); a good debate team, oratorical team, and basketball team; a renewed interest in baseball and a well-performing track team; and the first student government was formed. Note that the … Continue reading 1909: New toys for students