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.
Athletics for Girls Just at this time when the talk of field meets the ball games are heard on all side, we wish to make a plea for the girls. Hitherto they have been content to stand by and watch their brother students in the field meets, or look on as they make a home … Continue reading 1900: First call for women’s athletics
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