The student publication welcomes new students to Ames in the first issue of the school year.
The I.S.C. Student
1917: Finals are coming
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.
1914: Alumni and The Bomb
The I.S.C. Student, 4 Apr 1914 As Iowa State celebrates another birthday today, any alumni who were in school through the mid 1990s can dig up their editions of The Bomb, the former yearbook of the university, to revive some of their college memories. Here you can find the full archive of The Bomb.
1905: Write home
The I.S.C. Student, "That Letter Home" from 2 Oct 1905 Before telephones, students were reminded to write letters to family back home.
1903: Demand for sidewalks
In 1903, the student journalists requested something be done about the poor unpaved walkways.
1913: Smallpox vaccination highly recommended
Notice From The President's OfficeAll students who have not been vaccinated should have this matter attended to without further delay. Dr. Tilden the college physician will vaccinate at the hospital free of charge. Attention was called to this matter about a week ago but only a few have applied for vaccination. Smallpox exists in several … Continue reading 1913: Smallpox vaccination highly recommended
1908: Story County Fair/Halloween celebration
The I.S.C. Student, "Story County Fair" from 26 Oct 1908 Story County Fair, Oct. 31I. “Quarter please“II. StuntsIII. Witches CampfireWe Won’t Go Home til MorningPieEveryone Come. We Want YouCave of the Winds The Story County Fair took place in the fall and the celebration was coming to the Iowa State campus in 1908 with an … Continue reading 1908: Story County Fair/Halloween celebration
1909: Iowa State needs an orchestra
In 1909, the newspaper makes the case for starting a college orchestra.
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.
1906: Pay your newspaper $ub$cription
The I.S.C. Student staff cleverly tells its readers to please pay their subscriptions.