"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."
1915: One of the better times for the Cyclones facing the Hawkeyes in football.
1916: Using the Jolly Roger image to say "Beat Iowa"
1918 Influenza Pandemic in Ames 1 First Arrival 2 Hiding the Epidemic 3 The Quarantine 4 After the Storm, Part 1 5 After the Storm, Part 2 The 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Ames series is a look back at the fall of 1918 and spring of 1919 to see how Iowa State and Ames handled … Continue reading 1918 Flu Pandemic in Ames: First Arrival
The I.S.C. Student, "A Little Previous, But," 27 November 1911 Issue: 27 November 1911 A member of the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MVIAA), Iowa State won its first conference title in football in fall 1911. It was a shared title because it was a tie with University of Nebraska-Lincoln (but Iowa State won more … Continue reading 1911: Football conference champs
The I.S.C. Student, "Who will get the banner?," 22 November 1905 Issue: 22 November 1905 Before the Iowa State Normal School (now University of Northern Iowa) became a substantial force in Iowa collegiate athletics, Drake completed the big three, and Iowa was often the best in the state. In this 1905 illustration, the Iowa-Iowa State … Continue reading 1905: Iowa vs. Iowa State
The I.S.C. Student, "Early Cy" 1903. Issue: Fall 1903 (exact date unknown) One of the first illustrations to appear in the Iowa State Daily – then The I.S.C. Student – comes on the heels of a good football team. The team had had a "Cyclone" for about eight years at this time. I can't help … Continue reading 1903: Early Cy?