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VEISHA Celebration Canceled After Riot

VEISHA Celebration Canceled After Riot

By Val Powell April 10, 2014

VEISHEA, Iowa State University’s annual week-long celebration, was canceled after riots ensued. VEISHEA, which stands from Veterinary Medicine, Engineering, Industrial Science, Home Economics, and Agriculture, has been a tradition for the university since 1922. The festival features parades, exhibits, demonstrations, …

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