1915: One of the better times for the Cyclones facing the Hawkeyes in football.
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1916: Beat Iowa
1916: Using the Jolly Roger image to say "Beat Iowa"
1905: New rule for women when VIPs ride the train
In 1905, a new rule stated that women couldn’t ride in the Dinkey's main car when VIPs were present.
1917: St. Patrick was an engineer
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 Complete First Issue: The I.A.C. Student, 7 August 1890
A happy 130th birthday to the Iowa State Daily! To celebrate the milestone, here is the complete first issue of the publication, dated 7 August 1890. Included are scans of all eight pages and the text to every story.
1900: First reference to a car
An automobile was seen upon our highways last Saturday.The I.S.C. Student, 12 Jun 1900 This short, one-sentence blurb is the first reference to an automobile in the Daily's archive. The roads to and from campus were notorious bad at the time, and the Ford Model T was still eight years away.
1911: Campus society selection
The I.S.C. Student, "They're all good, "Little Ones," 18 Sep 1911. Issue: 18 September 1911 For the past three years, the number of literary societies had increased from 7 to 11, so by the time the class of 1915 arrives, there are many societies enticing new students to join — the older crew: Philomathean (founded … Continue reading 1911: Campus society selection
1909: New toys for students
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
1890 Mission Statement
The succession of events that break the the routine of college life is now specially marked by the appearance of a paper that will make a complete record of their occurrance.The I. A. C. Student now comes to the Student, Faculty, Alumni and Friends of the institution for the first time. The policy of its … Continue reading 1890 Mission Statement