The I.S.C. Student, "And It's Going to Drop Soon" from 23 Jan 1917 “And it’s going to drop soon”On knife: “Exams” Even a century ago, students dreaded finals.
The I.S.C. Student, "That Letter Home" from 2 Oct 1905 Before telephones, students were reminded to write letters to family back home.
I.S.C. Student, "Pleasant Thoughts??" from 27 May 1913 Thoughts and feelings about final exams haven't changed in more than a century.
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: One of the better times for the Cyclones facing the Hawkeyes in football.
1916: Using the Jolly Roger image to say "Beat Iowa"
Iowa State Student, "St. Patrick was an engineer, he was, he was!" from 17 Mar 1917 St. Patrick was an engineer, he was, he was!St. Patrick, Consulting Engineer of HeavenAnkle: Union 208Books: Calculus; PhysicsSnake sprayPlansAnnexHeavenArchitect,M. Angelo In 1917, the Student illustrator noted that St. Patrick was an engineer, so St. Patrick’s Day was a holiday … Continue reading 1917: St. Patrick was an engineer
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
"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
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