Best Off-Campus Housing Near ISU

What’s Happening

Ames, Iowa Skyline with Color Buildings

Fun Things To Do In Ames, Iowa

May 6, 2021

Ames is a city in Story County, Iowa located approximately 30 miles north of the state’s capital Des Moines. The city is also home to Iowa State University as well as 36 parks, 55 miles of bike trails, golf courses, and much more. With that being said, it’s clear that there are many things to do in Ames, Iowa. However, deciding on which things to do can be stressful given the overwhelming amount of options, and that is why we wrote this post. Read below to discover our picks for the best things to do in Ames, Iowa!

Read More


Beardshear Hall at Iowa State University

A Brief History of Iowa State University

September 30, 2020

You can trace the history of Iowa State University back to 1858, when it was chartered as the Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm, the first of many names for this storied institution. With the help of the Morrill Act of 1862, it became a land-grant institution before officially beginning classes in 1869. By 1898, its name was changed to the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts before taking its current name of Iowa State University as we all know it today.

Read More


Smile

Tips for Being Mindful and Staying Positive

May 11, 2020

Everybody gets stressed — it’s a universally shared experience of being human. But when not managed properly, it can wreak havoc on an individual’s general well-being. Stress is directly linked to physical health and longevity (not to mention the mental impacts and general quality of life), so it’s important to make an effort to manage your stress levels. 

Read More


Brunch

The Best Restaurants in Ames, IA

October 25, 2019

Ames, Iowa is home to some of the most diverse selection of restaurants in the state. With over 30,000 hungry students enrolled at Iowa State University, it has brought a large amount of unique cultural foods and restaurants to the city. With an amazing array of different restaurants in Ames, we at Stadium View decided to compile an incredible list of the best restaurants in Ames, IA.

Read More