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.
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.
1914: Vaccination results
An illustration from 1914 about the results of a couple once 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.
1915: Cyclones defeat Hawkeyes
1915: One of the better times for the Cyclones facing the Hawkeyes in football.
1915: Bad telephone service
Iowa State Student, "Cheer Up, Freshmen," 21 September 2015. Issue: 21 September 1915 It wouldn’t be long before the telephone lines were upgraded and service was much improved, but in fall 1915, it was the point of contempt for many students.
1914: Students swear they’ll study
"Now this semester I'm going to spend so much time each day on my studies, and…. etc.""Me too."POPULAR FICTION THESE DAYSThe I.S.C. Student, "Popular fiction these days," 14 February 1914 Issue: 14 February 1914 Kicking off a new term in spring 1914 was this illustration about students promising to put their studies first. (Some things … Continue reading 1914: Students swear they’ll study