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StuGov VP candidates differ on campaign promises, Veishea, during debate

Prioritizing safety.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 10:43 pm


BOR to discuss possible $65 million Bergstrom Football Complex expansion

The first Board of Regents meeting at Iowa State this semester will take place Wednesday and Thursday with a $65 million Bergstrom Football Complex expansion on the agenda.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 10:28 pm


A Q & A with the Thoughtful Coal Miner

Nick Mullins is a former coal miner from the Appalachia region who is working to bridge a gap between those working in the coal mines and environmentalists.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 5:17 pm


Former fifth-generation coal miner helps ISU kick off the 2018 Symposium on Sustainability

Sustainability was the word on campus last night as Iowa State University’s ninth Symposium on Sustainability kicked off with a poster and tabling reception, an award and a keynote lecture from a former fifth-generation Appalachian coal miner, Nick Mullins.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 6:43 am


Iowa State student leaders address legislators, say higher ed funding needs to be prioritized

Iowa State Student Government representatives voiced concerns at the statehouse Monday, asking legislators to make higher education a priority.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 12:10 am


Third College of Vet Med dean finalist holds open forum

Dr. Patrick Halbur, current interim dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, participated in an open forum Monday as the third and final finalist for the college’s dean position.

Published on 19 February 2018 | 11:32 pm


Ice, Ice, Maybe?

A winter weather advisory has been released for the Ames and Des Moines area by the National Weather Service (NWS). It remains in effect from 9 p.m. tonight to noon on Tuesday.

Published on 19 February 2018 | 10:53 pm


How Iowa State colleges implement differing tuition costs

There has been considerable uncertainty about state funding, as well as a promise to only increase tuition once this academic year.

Published on 19 February 2018 | 6:40 pm


Complexities in code: Council to host workshop on recently-adopted occupancy ordinance

When Austin Downey attended an Ames City Council meeting in late September, he was surprised he would be granted the opportunity to speak, let alone have his voice heard.

Published on 19 February 2018 | 6:00 pm


Students and staff of Iowa State go to LGBTQIA+ conference in Omaha

Iowa State University students and staff attended the largest and oldest continuously-held LGBTQIA+ conference in the United States this weekend.

Published on 19 February 2018 | 4:20 am


Vagina Monologues speak on women's issues

“We were worried what we think about vaginas, and even more worried that we don’t think about them. We were worried about our own vaginas. They needed a context of other vaginas—a community, a culture of vaginas. There’s so much…

Published on 19 February 2018 | 3:57 am


How to choose an apartment in Access Plus

It’s that time of year to begin the long process of finding a great place to live for next year. This can be a troublesome time for some, but luckily the Daily is here to help. Below is a step…

Published on 18 February 2018 | 10:24 pm


StuGov vice presidential candidates to debate

Published on 18 February 2018 | 7:57 pm


Current Vet Med interim dean announced as third dean finalist

The Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine announced Patrick Halbur, current interim dean of the college, as the third and final finalist for dean of the college.

Published on 18 February 2018 | 7:23 pm


Former assistant attorney general runs for state auditor

Published on 18 February 2018 | 4:29 pm


Student Government town hall to emphasize safety

Student Government will be hosting its first official town hall of the new year, this time with an emphasis of bringing in community leaders to discuss safety issues facing students and campus.

Published on 18 February 2018 | 2:07 pm


Fake Daily front page with hate-filled messages discovered on campus

Editor’s note: The language used in the poster discovered Friday solicits violent messaging directed at specific demographics. The Daily has decided to leave some language in the poster out of the article, as to not provide a larger platform for…

Published on 17 February 2018 | 6:24 pm


A New Way to Learn Foreign Languages

It’s difficult for foreign students to find someone who speaks English to practice their language and communication skills with. Jacob E. Larsen thought of a win-win solution for the problem

Published on 17 February 2018 | 4:53 am


Student Government asks state for investment in higher education says, 'enough is enough'

Student Government wants the Iowa Legislature and Gov. Kim Reynolds to know that "enough is enough."

Published on 17 February 2018 | 1:29 am


Iowa State has spent more than $120K on three Title IX lawsuits

The costs

Published on 16 February 2018 | 4:45 am


65th Annual Engineering Week comes next week

Emily Fleming, senior in industrial engineering, and Adam Sievers, senior in mechanical engineering, have been planning Engineering Week (E-Week) since April of last year. With a team of around 45 people, not including volunteer crew members, the two hope for…

Published on 15 February 2018 | 11:03 pm


What is Lunar New Year and how do people celebrate it?

Lunar New Year is one of the biggest holidays in several Asian countries. Unlike most Western holidays, the Lunar New Year’s date varies every year, because it’s based on the lunar calendar, meaning the dates are based on the monthly…

Published on 15 February 2018 | 11:01 pm


Iowa legislature proposes bill following Florida school shooting

The Iowa Senate advanced a bill today that would require schools to go through active shooter training, following a school shooting in Florida which left 17 dead.

Published on 15 February 2018 | 10:23 pm


Senate funds $3,000 to student organizations; fails two requests

Student Government convened Wednesday evening for a short meeting, with the Senate moving through five funding requests in less than two hours.

Published on 15 February 2018 | 2:10 am


Funnel week at the capital entails uncertain future for multiple bills

With non-stop committee meetings, legislators enter what is called “funnel week.”

Published on 15 February 2018 | 12:33 am


World Languages and Cultures Department brings 'Research Bites'

Liberal Arts and Sciences week, or LAS week, brings opportunities for students to get involved with and learn about different parts of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Published on 15 February 2018 | 12:20 am


Boulton's labor background drives his gubernatorial campaign

Published on 14 February 2018 | 10:00 pm


Vagina Monologues to begin tonight

On Thursday and Friday, Iowa State students and faculty will present The Vagina Monologues.

Published on 14 February 2018 | 6:37 pm


Court dismisses Title IX case against university by former student

A federal court ruled Tuesday to dismiss a former Iowa State student's case against the university that alleged her Title IX rights were violated after she was sexually assaulted by another student in spring 2014.

Published on 14 February 2018 | 4:09 pm


Provost responds to potential midyear cuts at Faculty Senate meeting

Iowa’s Legislature is currently debating a new line of midyear budget cuts for the state—which would include cuts to Iowa State—following revenue shortfalls.

Published on 14 February 2018 | 3:40 am


Do’s and Don'ts of Relationships

Iowa State's Student Wellness Office shared some insight on healthy relationships on their website. Here are do's and don'ts they suggested:

Published on 13 February 2018 | 9:40 pm


Regents to postpone first reading of tuition increase, proposal not expected until April

Missing from the Iowa Board of Regents agenda released Tuesday is an anticipated tuition increase proposal for Iowa universities that was expected by some to be introduced this February.

Published on 13 February 2018 | 4:50 pm


Creator of languages for TV and movies speaks at Iowa State

Creating a language is no easy task, and it is one that is never complete, David Peterson told the Great Hall Monday.

Published on 13 February 2018 | 8:36 am


Man struck by train at South Duff crossing identified

Ames Police released a statement naming the man struck by the train on Saturday.

Published on 12 February 2018 | 9:44 pm


Creator of Game of Thrones' languages to speak at Iowa State

For thousands of years mankind has been using languages to understand and communicate with one another and it may not seem as if there are new languages being created in the 21st century, this is not the case.

Published on 12 February 2018 | 3:50 pm


Year passes since opening of Geoffroy Hall

Published on 12 February 2018 | 5:24 am


LAS Week kicks off Monday

The first ever LAS Week will begin Monday for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Published on 11 February 2018 | 10:25 pm


A possible rewrite of the Iowa Civil Rights Act looms

Twelve Republican lawmakers in the Iowa Legislature have proposed eliminating protections for transgender, genderqueer and genderfluid individuals who wish to utilize housing, restrooms and locker rooms associated with their gender identity.

Published on 11 February 2018 | 7:42 pm


A Conversation on Race and Ethnicity at Iowa State

Every year, educational leaders and experts from across the country meet to facilitate systemic changes for racial and ethnic justice at post-secondary institutions at NCORE, or the National Conference On Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education.

Published on 11 February 2018 | 7:18 pm


Dianne Bystrom announces retirement from Carrie Chapman Catt center

Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center, announced her retirement Friday morning after 22 years.

Published on 11 February 2018 | 7:14 pm


Iowa adoptees seek access to birth certificates

For Michelle Spear, gaining access to her birth certificate is about control.

Published on 11 February 2018 | 6:27 pm


'Learning to be sustainable is not something you're born with'

Sustainable living is not exclusive to people who care solely about environmental issues, according to three Iowa State sustainability advocates.

Published on 11 February 2018 | 2:00 pm


Iowa State Yogathon expresses love, compassion and peace

Completing 5,000 sun salutations, students ended a two week event leading up to the annual Yogathon event in collaboration with two Iowa State yoga clubs and Recreation Services.

Published on 10 February 2018 | 6:00 am


ISU Yogathon aims to introduce yoga to all

Whether someone is a yoga master or has never done a downwards dog in their life, Saturday's night's annual Yogathon is open to all.

Published on 9 February 2018 | 10:02 pm


Queer clothing now exhibited on ISU campus

The opening ceremony of an exhibit titled Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland opened Friday night in the Textile and Clothing Museum located in 1015 Morrill Hall. The exhibit opening began with a lecture chronicling the exhibit itself…

Published on 9 February 2018 | 4:42 pm


Ames legislator proposes bill to fund Leopold Center

Published on 9 February 2018 | 12:24 am


Perspectives on Koreas uniting for the Olympics

The Olympics are often seen as a symbol of global unification, where vastly different countries, cultures and ideologies come together as one to compete in a variety of disciplines.

Published on 8 February 2018 | 10:05 pm


Heavy snow expected in Ames with winter storm warning in effect

A winter storm warning is in effect for multiple counties in Iowa, including Story County and the city of Ames from 3 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Published on 8 February 2018 | 8:05 pm








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