Iowa State has many traditions around campus from the chime of the Campanile, to the magic in Hilton Coliseum. Adding to the Iowa State tradit…
A show on Thursday, April 19 will combine puppetry and jazz music for a unique storytelling performance. The show, which is titled “Rhapsody i…
This past weekend, multiple teams comprised of Iowa State students participated in the 48 Hour Film Festival. At 9 p.m. on Friday, the partici…
Editor's Note: this article is part of a series of contributed pieces from Joe Fetherling, member of Delta Upsilon fraternity and vice president of philanthropy for the Interfraternity Council. This series will highlight different philanthropies taking place in Iowa State's sorority and fraternity community, as well as what philanthropy means to members of the community.
A quiet anticipation filled the room as models of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds prepared to hit the stage for the 2018 Fashion Show. Behind the stage, Stephens Auditorium was an array of platform heels, pins, and hangers as students worked quickly to ensure models looked their best before walking the runway.
Stopping by the Maintenance Shop on Friday, April 13 at is the up-and-coming modern-folk band The Way Down Wanderers.
One of my least favorite potential criticisms towards music is how it can "fail" to innovate or break from the norm.
Cyclone Voice, an all student singing competition, was held this Thursday night in the Great Hall. I have to say, Iowa State has some amazingly talented singers, and I wish they all could have won.
This Saturday, April 14, Iowa State’s Dub-H Hip-Hop Club will be hosting their spring semester showcase “Come Alive” at the Ames City Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are being sold at the Dub-H office in the Memorial Union across from Panda Express.
Every year, over 100 students come together to make The Fashion Show at Iowa State, one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the United States.
It is Wednesday night, and Des Moines is about to become the best stop on the “Too Much To Dream” tour for Timeflies. Both Baby Raptors and Bryce Vine have finished up their sets and have left the stage.
A crucifix in a jar of urine. A disfigured angel outside a university library. A political symbol sculpted entirely out of plastic infants. How far can artists wade into controversial waters before they’ve gone too far?
Renowned landscape architect, artist, draftsman, and University of California, Berkeley professor Chip Sullivan presented a synthesis of his work on the creative process in the South Ballroom on Monday, sharing a life’s worth of creative insights and inspirations to inspire students to achieve their own creative potential.
The Fashion Show has been running for the past 36 years.
For the first time in its history, the Iowa State Fashion Show has selected a hijab-wearing model, Khadija Ahmed, to walk in their annual fashion show.
American pop duo Timeflies is going to be finishing up the "Too Much to Dream" tour later this month with not only one, but two stops in Iowa. On April 11, Timeflies will perform at Wooly’s in Des Moines and again on April 13 in Iowa City at the Blue Moose Tap House.
Ben Mealhow was happily surprised when he found out the Mission Creek Festival organizers were interested in booking Laurel Halo.
Friday night was the last ISU AfterDark of the year. While this signals the end of the semester, both acts delivered performances that highlighted issues in our world that carry on outside of the classroom, or even college.
Members of the sorority and fraternity community came together Friday to participate in the Polar Plunge, a fundraising event in support of the Special Olympics.
Editor's Note: This piece was originally published on April 26, 2017. Information regarding dates, times and ticket prices have been updated accordingly.
Primary Health Care’s new mobile testing unit made its debut on campus Wednesday as a part of Green Dot Action Week, giving free screenings for HIV and STI testing to students in an effort to promote normalization of regular sexual health checkups.
"Oklahoma!" has been gracing American stages for years, and few are immune to the catchy title song that has a tendency to infiltrate one’s brain and leave them humming "where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain" long after leaving the theater.
American rapper Cardi B could (supposedly) be making money move on campus by the end of the semester.
With Easter coming up on Sunday and family and friends coming together for new and old traditions, one tradition remains a staple of the spring: dyeing Easter eggs.
This Wednesday evening, the Maintenance Shop transformed into a blues music hub. The night began with Ames’ local band, Bitter Canyon. The group performed a short and upbeat set for the crowd in preparation for headliner Maurice John Vaughn.
Arts + Issues, a program that has been running at Iowa State since 2016, may be cancelled in the coming school year due to lack of community attendance. This program has been hosting student-led discussions once a month, but low attendance numbers have cancelled recent events.
Now that many people can access some form of camera through smartphones, one might assume that painted portraits are no longer needed to record the appearance of a person. But the tradition still continues at Iowa State, as shown in the “Face Value” exhibition at the Petersen Art Museum.
These recipes are based with pre-treated flour and no eggs. Pre-treated flour can be made in an oven or microwave to reduce bacteria. Both methods work well, just be sure to use a food thermometer to ensure that the flour is above 160 degrees Fahrenheit.
It’s way too early on a Saturday morning, but you’re already awake. The TV is blaring, and action figures are scattered all over the floor. The ridiculous cereal advertisements and goofy cartoons starring Power Rangers or Transformers rot away at your brain. The drama is contrived, the acting is awful, most of the characters are annoying anyway, but you’re six, and in the end, it’s all about the giant robot fights.
Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band are returning to Iowa this fall, marking their first stop in Ames.
Though the talent and professionalism of the cast and crew of "This is Our Youth" is not unfamiliar for Iowa State Theatre productions, it is made even more impressive by the fact that this show is completely student directed and produced.
In my experience, comedians have different styles. Some do set comedy, others do situational comedy, some even do improv comedy. Zainab Johnson performed this Thursday night in the Maintenance Shop, and she demonstrated that comedy can come from anywhere, especially her own life.
The Ames community will be joining together on the field of Jack Trice Stadium on March 24 to sleep under the stars for one night during the annual Reggie’s Sleepout.
March 20, 2018 marks the first day of spring. Chances are, you may have a case of cabin fever, and are itching to get outside. Here are a handful of places to go and things to do in Ames and the surrounding area to enjoy the fresh air and warm(er) weather.
This Friday will mark the third date of the All Iowa Arts Showcase. The Ames City Auditorium will continue to connect local artists with Iowa-based artists. The event will also include local concessions by Lockwood Café and non-music related art.
Spring break is the time to get away for college students, but with it comes travel. Whether you are traveling nearby or seeking warmer weather, driving or flying, the commute itself can be stressful and unbearable without a distraction. What better remedy than music?