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Dear fellow Cyclones,On behalf of our staff and coaches, along with several hundred of your peers who participate in intercollegiate athletics for the Cyclones, it’s my pleasure to welcome you to Iowa State University. We are excited to have you join Cyclone Nation and hope that Iowa State A…

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College is a time of self exploration and discovery. With that self exploration comes interest in others, leading to romance and relationships. Everyone is at a different place in their life during college and wants something different based on their current mindset, personality and lifestyl…

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Most of the time when an individual is in a romantic relationship and is showing affection to their partner, it’s common to say “I love you” or show affection through physical touch. However, there are many unconventional ways that couples communicate how they feel for one another.

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Even students who are psyched and can’t wait for independence away from parents still find themselves missing home.

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Our staff takes a fair share of photos. We teamed with Christopher Gannon, photographer for Iowa State, to pick the best spots.

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When the clock wound down on the ISU volleyball's season in the NCAA tournament, the team took a few days to recuperate from the loss. But focus immediately shifted to next year's roster — and it was a good one. 

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The greek community has a long-standing tradition at Iowa State, with the first sororities and fraternities coming to campus more than 140 years ago. The men and women in Iowa State's greek community are involved in many things besides their chapters, such as philanthropy, on-campus activiti…

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While there are plenty of dining options on campus, sometimes you just need to get away and try something new or different. Ames offers opportunities for diners of almost any taste. 

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As I’m sure you’ve heard countless times already, hello and welcome to Iowa State! My name is Dani Ferguson, a senior — which is still hard for me to imagine, by the way — in journalism and sociology originally from Salem, S. D. (No, not the witch trial town. I get that question all the time…

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Whether you are the first student in your family to come to college or the third, your parents are worried about one thing: your safety. Luckily for you, and for them, Iowa State has a variety of services that work together to make the campus a safe place for students, staff and faculty.

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Packing for college can be tricky, especially when it comes to accessories. How does one decide which jewelry and accessory pieces to leave at home and which to pack? Here are a few tips to organize accessories to save space.

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Here are two different mock food schedules that are most common for students. Look at your schedule to figure out what dining options will be closest to your location and are adequate for the amount of time you have. 

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Being informed about your community is a critically important part of life no matter where you live, but it’s not always as easy as talking to your friends in the dorms or your classmates on campus. On a campus as large as Iowa State University, staying in the know requires a little extra ef…

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Freshman year at college is a year full of firsts. It’s a year that can be spent learning about the traditions and rituals students take part in. Getting involved and learning the ins and outs of being a Cyclone during freshman year can make your time here at Iowa State more memorable. Start…

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After a disappointing loss to 14th-seeded Alabama Birmingham in the second round of last year's NCAA tournament, the ISU men’s basketball team will attempt to regroup next season and make a deep tournament run.

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With more than 1,400 lodging options available in the Ames area, visitors can choose to stay near the action at Jack Trice Stadium, near the entertainment at Hilton Coliseum or at the center of the ISU campus. 

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A lottery will determine which 750 incoming students get any of the three student season ticket options. The lottery includes the All-Sports Package, football season tickets and Cy’s Pass. Cy’s Pass includes wrestling, gymnastics, volleyball and women’s basketball.

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One of the biggest problems students run into while being independent for the first time is finances.

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Whether you're a freshman stepping foot on a college campus for the first time or a post doctoral candidate, you need to eat. Not to worry, ISU Dining has you covered with a variety of plans to accommodate any student's needs.

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Living away from home for the first time can be a scary proposition. Many new students are living with someone they barely know, and do not have many friends on campus. 

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Student Union Board is a student-run organization that coordinates events to provide a variety of entertainment for ISU students. There are 15 directors on the executive board and multiple committees that plan, set up and take down events. Here are some things to look out for on campus hoste…

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Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Kyven Gadson's 2015 National Championship title was ISU wrestling's first individual champion since Jake Varner in 2010. Jon Reader's 2011 National Championship title was the last ISU individual title before Gadson won it i…

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Summer is for hanging out at the beach, sitting around a camp fire and soaking up the sun. But it's also the time for thinking about the items needed for your dorm or apartment for the start of the school year in August. Finding the right things for your place can be difficult and rather stressful.

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At Iowa State, students are expected to use certain online resources on a regular basis. You will need to check these resources frequently and use them throughout your college career. Take some time before the school year starts to become familiar with these resources. Some professors will e…

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