The Daily's story recapping the 1988 VEISHEA riot that started after police shut down a house part on Welch Avenue.
During VEISHEA1985, the crowd around the greek celebration known as Ash Bash got out of control, burning cars and assaulting law enforcement,
Offer no apology: Agents return seized Daily filmDAILY NEWS SERVICEDES MOINES, IA. — State Department of Public Safety officials this summer returned film allegedly taken by force from Iowa State Daily University Editor Scott Jacobs during an incident at Ames City Hall last spring, but declined to explain the film-taking action.The film was returned July … Continue reading 1970: Iowa Department of Public Safety returns seized film to Daily
In summer 1969, the library added a computer, beginning the automation of its book work.
70 years ago, Hy-Vee opened a supermarket in Campustown, just a block from Friley Hall and the first place in Ames with automatic doors.
In summer 1998, Cinemark's Movies 12 opened, becoming Ames’ largest movie theater.
In 1949, about a mile west of the Iowa State University campus, the Ranch Drive-In movie theater opened.
The front page of the Iowa State Daily from 24 July 1969. The Daily only published on Thursdays during the summer, so coverage of the Apollo 11 moon landing was three days after the event. The centerpiece story was a listing of the ISU alumni who were involved in the space race.
In 1970, on the eve of VEISHEA weekend, thousands of ISU students and staff and local residents marched against the Vietnam War and Kent State massacre.