The Daily's story recapping the 1988 VEISHEA riot that started after police shut down a house part on Welch Avenue.
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VEISHEA 1985: Crowd out of hand at Veishea parties
During VEISHEA1985, the crowd around the greek celebration known as Ash Bash got out of control, burning cars and assaulting law enforcement,
1970: Iowa Department of Public Safety returns seized film to Daily
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
1969: Parks Library adds a computer
In summer 1969, the library added a computer, beginning the automation of its book work.
1951: Hy-Vee comes to Campustown
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.
1998: New movie theater opens doors Friday
In summer 1998, Cinemark's Movies 12 opened, becoming Ames’ largest movie theater.
1949: Drive-In Theater To Open Tonight
In 1949, about a mile west of the Iowa State University campus, the Ranch Drive-In movie theater opened.
1969: Celebrating the moon landing
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.
1970: Iowa State protests after Kent State shootings
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.