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This week in the news 5/13-5/20

A recap of this week's news stories from the Iowa State Daily.

Published on 20 May 2018 | 11:52 pm


Preview: Meet Nate Boulton, Democratic candidate for governor

Nate Boulton, one of the six Democratic candidates running for governor, is holding a meet and greet in Ames.

Published on 20 May 2018 | 10:16 pm


Looft tabbed to be new director of Margaret Sloss Women's Center

Ruxandra Looft was announced as the new director of the Margaret Sloss Women’s Center on Wednesday afternoon, after a series of forums and interviews.

Published on 20 May 2018 | 7:48 pm


Campus Climate Survey Part Four: Perceptions of Campus Climate

The full results of the fall 2017 campus climate survey, which was taken by 7,326 members of the Iowa State community and conducted by Rankin and Associates Consulting, were released on Wednesday, May 9.

Published on 17 May 2018 | 7:58 pm


Title IX complaint filed against Iowa State University by women's tennis player

Iowa State women's tennis player Erin Freeman has filed a Title IX complaint against Iowa State University through the Department of Education.

Published on 17 May 2018 | 2:39 am


Delta Tau Delta charged with level 2 sanction from Office of Student Conduct

Delta Tau Delta has been charged with a level 2 sanction from the Office of Student Conduct, according to their website. It is the third sanction that they have received since 2016.

Published on 16 May 2018 | 4:16 pm


Campus Climate Survey Part Three: Barriers for Marginalized Communities

Barriers for Marginalized Communities

Published on 15 May 2018 | 11:59 pm


Iowa legislature approves $63 million for Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Iowa State

In the 2018 legislative session, the legislature approved $63 million of Iowa State’s requested $100 million to build a new Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) over five years.

Published on 15 May 2018 | 8:59 pm


Governor Reynolds signs bill to fight Iowa's opioid abuse

On Monday afternoon, Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill that puts new restrictions on opioid prescriptions and requires doctors to file the prescriptions electronically.

Published on 14 May 2018 | 11:38 pm


Six candidates debate at first of three Democratic gubernatorial debates

Iowa Democratic gubernatorial candidates debated at the first of three debates to be held before the primary on June 5.

Published on 14 May 2018 | 9:12 pm


By the numbers: breakdown of the Campus Climate survey

The full results of the fall 2017 campus climate survey, conducted by Rankin and Associates Consulting, were released earlier last week.

Published on 14 May 2018 | 1:30 am


City of Ames to celebrate Bike to Work Week

The City of Ames is taking part in National Bike to Work Week with multiple events scattered throughout the week.

Published on 14 May 2018 | 12:45 am


Campus Climate Survey Part Two: Exclusionary, Intimidating, Offensive and/or Hostile Conduct

The full results of the fall 2017 campus climate survey, which was completed by 7,326 members of the Iowa State community and conducted by Rankin & Associates Consulting, were released on Wednesday, May 9.

Published on 13 May 2018 | 11:40 pm


Kirsten Anderson discusses workplace harassment with the Ames community

Kirsten Anderson, communication professional and advocate for harassment-free work environment, led an in-depth discussion about the issue of sexual harassment and hostility in work space and shared her personal experiences.

Published on 13 May 2018 | 10:20 pm


City Council pushes back rental cap proposal

Community and City Council members clashed over a proposed capping of rental properties at last Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

Published on 13 May 2018 | 7:30 pm


Campus Climate Survey Part One: Unwanted sexual experiences at Iowa State

The full results of the fall 2017 campus climate survey, which was completed by 7,326 members of the Iowa State community and conducted by Rankin & Associates Consulting, were released on Wednesday evening.

Published on 12 May 2018 | 4:31 pm


Multiple fires in Ames: 'not unusual'

Ames has experienced three fires in recent days, with damages totaling approximately $100,000.

Published on 10 May 2018 | 7:59 pm


Multi-million dollar community health facility could be coming to Ames

Plans for a multi-million dollar community health center are in the works for Ames. Six different organizations hope to contribute money and other resources to see this one of a kind center come to fruition.

Published on 10 May 2018 | 3:21 am


In case you missed it: all new laws from the 2018 Legislative session

This year’s legislative session was characterized by changes to many key agenda issues for Iowa voters.

Published on 9 May 2018 | 9:23 pm


Settlement reached in Niesen V. ISU Title IX case

Iowa State University settled in a Title IX lawsuit on Monday for a total of $47,500. The Iowa State Daily has obtained a copy of the six-page agreement from Iowa State University.

Published on 8 May 2018 | 10:25 pm


Ames controlled fires conclude without complications

Not many members of the public have seen government workers intentionally set fire to public land, but some did on Tuesday.

Published on 8 May 2018 | 9:27 pm


Brookside Park fire causes $50,000 in damages

A fire in Brookside Park early Saturday morning has caused approximately $50,000 in damage to the park bathrooms. The investigation into the fire’s origin has been closed.

Published on 7 May 2018 | 11:49 pm


Controlled burns in three Ames areas Tuesday morning

The City of Ames will be doing controlled burns tomorrow, May 8, across three areas starting in the morning.

Published on 7 May 2018 | 10:43 pm


Legislature restores $8.7 million of the $11 million cut from Board of Regents

The Iowa Legislature approved a budget that would restore $8.3 million to the Board of Regents, $2.7 million less than what was cut earlier this year.

Published on 6 May 2018 | 9:57 pm


Reynolds signs "heartbeat bill"; lawsuit pending

On Friday, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed Senate File 359, also known as “the heartbeat bill,” into law.

Published on 6 May 2018 | 8:39 pm


Iowa Legislature approves $2.1 billion tax overhaul; ending 2018 session

The Iowa Legislature passed changes to its tax system on Saturday, May 6, marking the final legislative goal of the session.

Published on 6 May 2018 | 8:30 am


Commencement sends off nearly 2,000 new alumni

Ten minutes before the start of the second undergraduate commencement ceremony at Iowa State, the lights dimmed in a nearly full Hilton Coliseum.

Published on 5 May 2018 | 11:50 pm


Science Bound: A program of opportunity

For many high school students, college isn’t an option on the table, simply because of cost. But one program is giving minority students the opportunity for full-tuition scholarships at Iowa State.

Published on 3 May 2018 | 11:30 pm


Lavender Graduation honors LGBTQIA+ graduates

For 21 years, Iowa State has held a graduation ceremony to honor graduating members of the Iowa State LGBTQIA+ community.

Published on 3 May 2018 | 11:22 pm


Iowa State names registrar

Iowa State has named Mark Simpson, the director of enterprise student systems at the University of Utah, as Iowa State's new registrar, according to Inside Iowa State.

Published on 3 May 2018 | 6:33 pm


A promise to his father

Zach Bollinger estimates he will be over $65,000 in debt by the time he graduates college. But for now, he’s focused on keeping his promise to his late father.

Published on 3 May 2018 | 2:24 pm


House and Senate pass 'heartbeat' abortion bill

The state of Iowa is one step closer to restricting abortions following legislation that has passed both the Iowa House and Senate.

Published on 2 May 2018 | 5:06 pm


Ames Chamber of Commerce announces changes in staff responsibilities

The Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission, or ACED, announced changes in some of its staff responsibilities in a press release sent out May 1.

Published on 2 May 2018 | 2:31 pm


Iowa Legislature nears decision on opioids

According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, narcotic painkillers — more commonly known as opioids — are the cause of more than 150 deaths in the state every year.

Published on 1 May 2018 | 9:36 pm


Interfaith Walk for Peace and Justice held in Ames

Published on 29 April 2018 | 9:21 pm


ISU Dairy Farm provides milk, manure and learning

For a select few students at Iowa State, mornings start as early as a rooster’s crow.

Published on 27 April 2018 | 5:42 pm


Capping off the semester: Philanthropy of the Month, April 30

Iowa State’s sororities and fraternities put on many philanthropic events this past spring semester. There were many philanthropic events held by individual organizations as well as some collaborative events put together by more than one organization this semester.

Published on 27 April 2018 | 4:34 am


Democratic 4th congressional district candidates hold forum in the MU

Democratic candidates for Iowa’s fourth congressional district spoke at a forum hosted by Iowa State University Democrats.

Published on 27 April 2018 | 1:55 am


How LAS is handling budget cuts

Even with recent budget cuts by the Iowa Legislature to the Iowa Board of Regents and the possibility of more coming this year, students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) don’t have to be worried about losing…

Published on 26 April 2018 | 1:40 am


Traveling preacher makes waves on campus

The free speech policies at Iowa State guarantee everyone a right to be heard, but that doesn’t mean people have to like what they hear.

Published on 26 April 2018 | 1:36 am


Blockchain: The power behind bitcoin

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are words that have become buzzwords over the past few years. But what makes these currencies worth anything?

Published on 25 April 2018 | 10:13 pm


What happens to abandoned pets, why students should think twice before adoption

Imagine being dropped off in a park by your loved ones. Left with no family, shelter, nor food or water. How would you survive?

Published on 25 April 2018 | 10:06 pm


Breaking down popular cryptocurrencies

The first iteration of a product is hardly ever perfect. Bitcoin, the first iteration of a cryptocurrency, is no exception.

Published on 25 April 2018 | 9:09 pm


Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin blazed trail for expanding technology

The cryptocurrency craze has blown up recently. You might know someone that has owned or mined a bitcoin, but there are hundreds of other cryptocurrencies.

Published on 25 April 2018 | 8:56 pm


Iowa State honors students present final projects

Iowa State University honors students gathered in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union on Wednesday to present their final projects.

Published on 25 April 2018 | 8:37 pm


Iowa State Alumni: Food Waste Fighters

In 2014, four Iowa State students set out to solve the problem of worldwide food insecurity with a food dehydrator that is now located in over 40 countries.

Published on 25 April 2018 | 7:59 pm


Could insect cuisine help solve food insecurity?

In a bustling Thai marketplace, the aroma of traditional street food fills the air and draws hungry shoppers and bar-goers to the sizzle of frying pans generously seasoned with oils and spices. The vendors line their tables with a variety…

Published on 25 April 2018 | 5:37 pm








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