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Iowa Hospital Association continues to push for mental health reform with petition

Iowans are pushing for legislative action over improving mental health care and accessibility in Iowa.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 11:43 pm


Gubernatorial candidates to visit Iowa State

When November rolls around, the voters will decide who Iowa's next governor will be.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 5:58 pm


Iowa State to launch new sexual misconduct and Title IX training

Iowa State is expected to launch new training related to sexual misconduct and Title IX, according to an email sent Thursday by Iowa State President Wendy Wintersteen.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 5:07 pm


ISU Black History Month presents Walter Thompson-Hernandez to talk about multiracial identity

With a master’s degree in Latin American studies from Stanford University and a doctorate in Chicana and Chicano studies, Walter Thompson-Hernandez, current New York Times multimedia journalist shares his passion of his work that can be found on NPR, the…

Published on 22 February 2018 | 4:58 pm


H1-B Visa Presentation in Hoover Hall on Feb. 22

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) is welcoming an immigration law attorney to campus to do a presentation on H-1B Visa: “Temporary Workers in the U.S.: The Road to H-1B Status.”

Published on 22 February 2018 | 4:38 pm


Ames Crop Hunger Walk Check Presentations rescheduled due to weather

The Feb. 22 Ames Crop Hunger Walk check presentations scheduled at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ames for 5:30pm has been cancelled due to weather, according to an email sent by the program's coordinator Rod Fischer.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 6:00 am


StuGov approves Committee on Lectures contract, discusses chief officer compensation

The Senate approved a three-year annual $165,000 contract with the Committee on Lectures, as well as $4,500 to fund Brazilian Carnival Night.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 3:10 am


Iowa Regents tuition increase will max at 4 percent

Amid state budget cuts and a pushed tuition decision date, the Board of Regents plans to max the tuition increase at 4 percent, the Gazette reported.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 12:29 am


ISU rated safest campus in Iowa, top 50 nationwide

Published on 22 February 2018 | 12:04 am


Product recall: ready-to-eat chicken salad from Fareway has salmonella concerns

A recent product recall has been announced for ready-to-eat chicken salad sold from Fareway stores in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 10:42 pm


Religious liberties bill causes controversy in the Iowa Legislature

A new bill about religious liberty is moving through the Iowa legislature and stirring up controversy after opponents say it will lead to discrimination.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 9:55 pm


City Council makes progress on addressing issues in rental ordinance

Tuesday night, Ames City Council hosted a workshop regarding changes to the recently adopted Rental Housing Ordinance.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 9:46 pm


BOR to discuss Bergstrom Complex expansion, program change after Wednesday meeting

Committees passed items Wednesday which will affect Iowa State. The Board of Regents will discuss these items at Thursday's meeting.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 6:10 pm


Learning how to be "SustainAble" at Sustainapalooza

A buzz of music, talking and laughter and the smells of fresh foods mixed with the flowery fragrances of a volunteer’s essential oils, used in a “Green It Yourself” (GIY) station, filled the air in the Memorial Union Tuesday night…

Published on 21 February 2018 | 6:58 am


Cole Reiman, central Iowa's own 'greatest showman'

Growing up the youngest of three sons, Cole Reiman had trouble living up to the achievements of his brothers. One was a star athlete, the other, a brainy, high achieving student.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 2:37 am


Election commission fines StuGov candidates for campaign violations

The Student Government election commission fined the Whittington-Simms campaign $140 and the Neely-Bibiloni campaign $60 at its meeting Monday night.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 1:18 am


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


StuGov agenda: Committee on Lectures contract up for discussion, $10,000 in funding requests

Senate will debate $10,000 in funding requests from student organizations Wednesday, as well as two debt contracts.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 7:58 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








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