Archive for February, 2013

Student ready to film on campus

February 27, 2013 at 11:26 am 0 comments

By: Brandon Greubel. Ruby Crisp, an honors student at the Ankeny DMACC campus, is filming a murder mystery movie as an honors project for her film class during the summer semester. She is writing, producing, and directing the film herself, though she will not be acting in it. This isRead More

Going green can save some ‘green’

Going green can save some ‘green’

February 27, 2013 at 11:23 am 0 comments

By Jesse Garwick Staff writer   Energy efficiency and being environmentally friendly has been a big issue in recent years. Many groups are constantly trying to conserve energy, help the environment, and save money. In an effort to help in the endeavor to be energy-efficient, DMACC started a program calledRead More

Review: House of Cards

Review: House of Cards

February 27, 2013 at 11:07 am 0 comments

By Jarrett Quick. When I heard Netflix was producing an original series with Kevin Spacey as the lead, I was excited. Netflix is set to revive two previously cancelled along with new shows, so I was eager to see their first step in creating original programming. If “House of Cards”Read More

Honors students to aid tornado ravaged area two years later

Honors students to aid tornado ravaged area two years later

February 27, 2013 at 10:56 am 0 comments

By Ryan Meier. While many DMACC students will choose to relax over spring break, eight honors students and two honors professors will spend the entire week volunteering. These 10 individuals will be in Joplin, Mo. from March 18 through March 22 to aid in rebuilding and cleaning up from theRead More

Chatz with catz

Chatz with catz

February 26, 2013 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

By Chronicle Staff. For years now, the Ankeny campus has had two unofficial furry mascots prowling around Building 6. Then, just last week, a Twitter account mysteriously popped up claiming to be those two cats. Over the last four days, the Twitterverse has been treated to tweets primarily about beingRead More

DMACC Cats (Gallery)

February 25, 2013 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

These guys hang out by Building 6. They’re a little shy, but be sure to wave hello next time you see them.

Rudy Harris will retire after 40 years at DMACC

Rudy Harris will retire after 40 years at DMACC

February 25, 2013 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

By Anna Duran. Rudy Harris, the head of the Sociology department, is retiring after 40 years at DMACC. In those 40 years, Harris has worked with four DMACC presidents, nine deans,  thousands of students, and only missed three days of work. “He’s got a very strong work ethic, and believesRead More

School Shootings: how prepared is DMACC?

School Shootings: how prepared is DMACC?

February 25, 2013 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

By Alex Payne.  School shootings across the country have kept students and school security officials looking for the best way to prepare faculty, staff and students in case of an emergency. 2012 was one of the deadliest years on school campuses, which left 41 people dead. These types of attacksRead More