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How tuition increases across Iowa colleges affect students

How tuition increases across Iowa colleges affect students

December 6, 2017 at 11:32 am 0 comments

Iowa’s two largest public colleges Iowa and Iowa State plan to raise in-state tuition 7 percent yearly for five years. This percent is added on to the tuition each year so instead of it just being an increase of 35 percent in five years it will actually be up toRead More

Twitter: A platform for hate

December 6, 2017 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Over the course of the last weeks, Twitter has brought updates to users. They have increased the character count of a tweet from the classic 140, to a larger 280. Doubling the characters, in the mind of Twitter’s staff, will enhance users’ experience and allow them to communicate their thoughtsRead More

DMACC tutoring center: An inadvertently flawed system

December 6, 2017 at 11:28 am 0 comments

DMACC’s tutoring center offers a unique and free service to struggling students. For its tutors it offers  a frustrating experience. Beware! If you are looking for a stable work study position next semester, this might not be the right opportunity for you. What’s so wrong with a tutoring position? TutorsRead More

The Campus Chronicle staff share their holiday stories

December 6, 2017 at 11:27 am 0 comments

Taylor Burns: Santa’s red bag of gifts I take family traditions very seriously and when they don’t happen, I really feel like something is missing. Like I’m supposed to be doing something else. A tradition that comes to mind is on Christmas Eve when my family visited  grandma’s house. WhenRead More

Capitalizing on body positivity

December 6, 2017 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Making a profit off of a social issue is no new concept. But recently it’s taken on huge proportions with brands like Aerie, Victoria Secret, Forever 21, and other fast fashion retailers. They offer size inclusivity and marketing to a wider range of customers. Refinery29’s Ana Colon pondered, “Can body-positiveRead More

A call to legalize gambling and sports betting in the US

A call to legalize gambling and sports betting in the US

December 6, 2017 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Most people know Las Vegas, the oasis in the middle of Nevada desert for gambling. Although there are casinos all over the US, you can’t gamble on sporting events like you can in Las Vegas. This is a call to end Las Vegas’ monopoly on the gambling and sports bettingRead More

The doors of The Ames United Church of Christ, photo courtesy their website.

Ames reverend responds to criticism after teens’ party

December 6, 2017 at 11:23 am 0 comments

An Ames church became the victim of criticism after throwing a LGBT+ friendly Halloween party in October. The Ames United Church of Christ’s party was called “Drag-O-Ween.” Pizza was provided and activities included crowning a king and queen as well as a gender neutral ruler.  A vlogger called Activist MommyRead More

Small Talk with the Chronicle Crew Episode 5

Small Talk with the Chronicle Crew Episode 5

November 10, 2017 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

Bailey Perkins, Anthony Arroyo, and Taylor Burns talked about Thanksgiving foods and Black Friday shopping.