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Feminist Friday to discuss women in leadership

Despite the advancement of women in society, they are still underrepresented in leadership positions. Women account for only 16.9 percent of Fortune 500 board seats. Only 4.6 percent of the Fortune 500 Chief Executive Officers are women, and women receive…

Published on 19 January 2018 | 1:35 am


Iowa State doctoral student turns tragedy into possibility with ALS research

Lauren Laboissonniere was 13 when her grandfather died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Now that she is a doctoral student, the disease coined Lou Gehrig's disease is the focus of her research.

Published on 18 January 2018 | 9:25 pm


ICN executive director found to have cost tax payers excess, State Auditor report shows

Iowa's Office of the Auditor of the State and Auditor Mary Mosiman released a special investigation report Thursday detailing the results of a fraud investigation on the Iowa Communication Network (ICN) for the period of Jan. 1, 2015 to Jan.…

Published on 18 January 2018 | 4:19 pm


New Special Collections exhibit honors role of black Iowans in WWI

Iowa State’s latest special collection- "'Do[ing] Their Bit:' Iowa’s Role in the Great War" is being displayed at 403 Parks Library and the Special Collections Reading Room.

Published on 18 January 2018 | 3:59 am


StuGov funds $21,000 to KURE, approves new election commissioner

Two orders dominated the discussion during Wednesday's Student Government meeting, one being a $21,000 funding request for upgraded equipment to KURE 88.5 and the other being the nomination—and later approval—of a new election commissioner.

Published on 18 January 2018 | 3:11 am


An emergency DACA renewal workshop is taking place on Wednesday night

An emergency DACA Renewal Clinic, hosted by American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) will take place from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday, in the AFSC’s offices in Des Moines.

Published on 17 January 2018 | 8:14 pm


Wintersteen predicts smaller tuition increase than original proposal

Iowa State President Wendy Wintersteen said a 3.5 percent increase is more likely than the original 7 percent increase which was proposed, according to the Des Moines Register.

Published on 17 January 2018 | 4:17 pm


Preview: Balancing Freedom of Expression and Diversity: Campus Conversation

Freedom of speech on college campuses has always been a debated issue, with diverse and dense campus populations creating a natural clash of ideals.

Published on 17 January 2018 | 3:50 am


The five W's of the women's and gender studies program

Gender is a topic that was very prominent in the news in 2017. Publications such as the New York Times, National Geographic and Time dedicated articles and whole issues to informing the public about this topic and the issues surrounding…

Published on 17 January 2018 | 2:57 am


ISU Dining to open Lance and Ellie's Wednesday

ISU Dining will open new dining center Lance and Ellie's Wednesday.

Published on 16 January 2018 | 9:23 pm


StuGov agenda: Nomination of election commissioner position to be decided by senate

Senate will debate the nomination of Jacob Zirkelbach, current Student Government chief of staff, to serve as the election commissioner for this semester.

Published on 16 January 2018 | 4:31 pm


Music and Community: The 10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration

Entitled “Equality, Justice and Unity,” the community focused the event on celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.

Published on 16 January 2018 | 3:32 am


When King Came to State: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The preparation was no different than usual for the 1960 “Religion-in-Life Week” at Iowa State. However, the organization managed to have one of the most talked about religious figures speak at Iowa State: Martin Luther King Jr.

Published on 15 January 2018 | 11:06 pm


Middle Eastern student questioned for nearly 45 minutes at Chicago O'Hare

One international student came back to the United States to start his semester, but his return was less than welcoming.

Published on 14 January 2018 | 9:31 pm


What's in the water? A look at Ames' drinking water

This series explores how the Iowa State community and its members prioritize sustainability as they interact with resources such as land, water and electricity. 'Sustainable steps: A look at green efforts in the Iowa State community' is a collaborative project…

Published on 13 January 2018 | 10:18 pm


Iowa State's carbon footprint

This series explores how the Iowa State community and its members prioritize sustainability as they interact with resources such as land, water and electricity. 'Sustainable steps: A look at green efforts in the Iowa State community' is a collaborative project…

Published on 13 January 2018 | 9:41 pm


Lurking beneath Lake LaVerne

This series explores how the Iowa State community and its members prioritize sustainability as they interact with resources such as land, water and electricity. 'Sustainable steps: A look at green efforts in the Iowa State community' is a collaborative project…

Published on 13 January 2018 | 9:30 pm


A look back at the 2010 flood of Hilton and lessons learned

This series explores how the Iowa State community and its members prioritize sustainability as they interact with resources such as land, water and electricity. 'Sustainable steps: A look at green efforts in the Iowa State community' is a collaborative project…

Published on 13 January 2018 | 9:09 pm


Caribbean students react to Trump's immigration comments

Rithana Mompremier, sophomore in agricultural engineering, made three moves with her family back and forth from the United States and Haiti, all before the age of six. Once returning back to Haiti at the age of six, Mompremier lived stayed…

Published on 13 January 2018 | 3:47 am


Celebrate The Lunar New Year Your Way

The Lunar New Year is a major public holiday in many countries such as China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. Many international students who celebrate this holiday often feel homesick nearing this time of the year because they don’t get any…

Published on 13 January 2018 | 3:32 am


First Feminist Friday of the year touches on women and negotiation

Negotiation is a topic that is not talked about much in American culture. The idea of negotiating a higher salary or better benefits can strike fear in anyone. Those who attended this week’s Feminist Friday got a first hand look…

Published on 13 January 2018 | 1:02 am


A decision could be made in a Title IX case against Iowa State as early as February

Several Title IX cases are open against Iowa State, where the university is accused of mishandling responses to sexual assault.

Published on 13 January 2018 | 12:54 am


It's a bug's life: Iowa State's Insect Zoo

Food. Sex. Survival.

Published on 12 January 2018 | 11:06 pm


Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opens close to campus

Ames is a habitat for food of all kinds. Closer to campus, a new restaurant has joined that environment, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.

Published on 12 January 2018 | 8:08 pm


Lied Recreation center without heat, hot water

Iowa State Recreation Services announced via Twitter Friday morning that the Lied Recreation center is without heat or hot water.

Published on 12 January 2018 | 3:33 pm


What goes into the decision to cancel classes

Ames is under a Winter Weather Advisory by the National Weather Service (NWS) from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. According to the NWS, this means "periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties."

Published on 11 January 2018 | 4:16 pm


The highs and lows of using Canvas

Find out what students and professors like and dislike most about Canvas.

Published on 11 January 2018 | 6:00 am


Opioid town hall: 'Stop fueling the fire'

The message expressed during a town hall hosted by the Story County Opioid Task Force was simple: “Anybody could become addicted to opioids and everybody has been exposed to them.”

Published on 11 January 2018 | 3:16 am


Senate holds its first meeting of the semester

Student Government convened Wednesday evening for its first meeting of the semester and its last legislative cycle under its current administration.

Published on 11 January 2018 | 12:55 am


How the IV bag shortage is affecting the Ames community

Published on 10 January 2018 | 10:27 pm


Funding for higher education: tuition continues to cover majority of university costs

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds released her budget Tuesday, recommending an appropriation to Iowa State which follows a pattern of state funding remaining generally flat despite growing costs to the university.

Published on 10 January 2018 | 10:03 pm


How differential tuition affects Iowa state students

At Iowa State, different students across different colleges, majors and classification may possibly pay higher tuition costs than others based on what they're studying. This is called differential tuition.

Published on 10 January 2018 | 8:16 pm


Judge blocks Trump efforts to rescind DACA

Tuesday evening a federal judge blocked efforts by the Trump administration to rescind the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Published on 10 January 2018 | 6:57 pm


Ask Adonijah: What is the oldest item in the University Archives? Why do people avoid the Zodiac?

Editor's note: "Ask Adonijah" is a contributed piece from the Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives. The piece is named after Adonijah Welch, who was Iowa State's first president, and seeks to answer community members' questions about…

Published on 10 January 2018 | 6:44 pm


Iowa State announces Women Impacting ISU Calendar

Role model, advocate, champion, pioneer.

Published on 10 January 2018 | 2:54 am


City Council approves housing ordinance; discusses development of old Crawford School

Council debated the rezoning of 415 Stanton Ave., the old Crawford Elementary School, from a government zone to Residential High Density.

Published on 10 January 2018 | 1:59 am


Campanile concert kicks off Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration

Throughout the month of January, the Iowa State and Ames communities will host several free events beginning Wednesday to celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.

Published on 10 January 2018 | 1:25 am


Divisive rental ordinance passes, concerns raised regarding possible ramifications

Despite concerns regarding unintended and negative consequences reiterated by council members Tuesday night, the six-member body approved the third and final reading of a contested ordinance relating to Ames' rental housing.

Published on 10 January 2018 | 12:37 am


The ins and outs of working Canvas

Not only did the spring semester mark the beginning of a new year, it brought with it a new learning management system (LMS) for Iowa State: Canvas.

Published on 9 January 2018 | 7:58 pm


Midyear budget cuts likely to impact Iowa State

The Iowa Board of Regents may be facing a midyear budget cut of $5.1 million under Gov. Kim Reynolds' recently released recommended fiscal budget.

Published on 9 January 2018 | 5:14 pm


Governor Reynolds delivers Condition of the State address to Iowa legislature

Gov. Kim Reynolds addressed a joint session of the House and Senate Tuesday in her first Condition of the State address as governor on the second day of the 2018 legislative session.

Published on 9 January 2018 | 3:41 pm


Salvadorans to lose TPS protection in September 2019

The Trump administration will end a humanitarian program, known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS), for Salvadorans. After September 2019, nearly 200,000 Salvadoran TPS beneficiaries will no longer have the permission to stay in the United States.

Published on 9 January 2018 | 1:50 am


StuGov agenda: First meeting of the semester Wednesday

Senate will convene Wednesday as it steps into its last legislative cycle under the current administration.

Published on 9 January 2018 | 12:51 am


Ann Campbell: 'Thoughtful and thorough'

Ann Campbell sat behind a large, reflective wooden desk in the Ames City Hall on Dec. 29, the same office she had sat in since Jan. 3, 2006, when she was first inaugurated as mayor. Campbell knew this would be…

Published on 8 January 2018 | 9:07 pm


Wintersteen touts ‘new era’ going into first full semester as president

Iowa State President Wendy Wintersteen addressed key issues as well as recent successes in an email to the Iowa State community on the first day of the semester.

Published on 8 January 2018 | 3:47 pm


Zipcar brings car-sharing program to Iowa State

A new car-sharing program has come to Iowa State through Zipcar.

Published on 8 January 2018 | 1:00 am


$2.5 million in cuts may be made to Iowa State's budget this year

Iowa State could face an additional $2.5 million in budget cuts this fiscal year, said Rep. Beth Wessel-Kroeschell, D-Ames, on Friday.

Published on 7 January 2018 | 2:29 am








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