Archive for December, 2015

Live from Des Moines, it’s the second Democratic Debate

Live from Des Moines, it’s the second Democratic Debate

December 2, 2015 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

Many historical events have taken place at Drake University. They include the annual Drake Relays, which launched the careers of many famous runners, and the campus paper starting the infamous “Paul is Dead” hoax. Drake recently added a new accomplishment to their roster: the site of the second Democratic DebateRead More

Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

December 2, 2015 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

One of the most anticipated films of this fall has been “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2,” the final installment of “The Hunger Games” film series. The film, which stars Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen starts where the last film left off with Katniss waking up in the infirmary ofRead More

Syria: A mile in their shoes

Syria: A mile in their shoes

December 2, 2015 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

Imagine if the KKK gained members and military strength. Now imagine that very same group went town to town and killed anyone that opposed them. You see them going door-to-door and continuously killing people. You go to the same church as your neighbors but they just killed him saying “theseRead More

Being transgender isn’t pleasant anywhere, but it may be better in Iowa

December 2, 2015 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

Written by guest writer Dylan Nikkel Seriously, what’s not to love about Keeping Up with the Kardashians? Since I was eleven, I’ve been infatuated by the documentation of the Kardashian-Jenner family. As a devout Kardashian follower, I was promptly forced to educate myself on the concept of transgenderism when patriarchRead More

Discover DMACC: The Photography Program

Discover DMACC: The Photography Program

December 2, 2015 at 11:56 am 6 comments

The photography program is a certificate and 43-credit diploma now, but starting fall 2016 DMACC plans to offer an AAS degree in photography.    They have added 4 new classes this year, which would bring the total credits to 55 if a student does all the photography classes. The requirementsRead More

Music, art feeling cramped during Building 5 remodel

Music, art feeling cramped during Building 5 remodel

December 2, 2015 at 11:36 am 0 comments

Fine Arts is spread out around campus with art at the edge of campus in Building 19 and music right in Building 6 in the middle of campus with little space for both to operate.  Jim Loos, music professor, explained to students that it is hard to find times whereRead More

Letter to the editor

December 2, 2015 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Dear Chronicle, I’m writing this email in hopes of combating some of the under-researched misinformation in the article on e-cigarettes. Firstly, It is overwhelmingly clear that the author was approaching this “story” from an editorial standpoint; what with her overt generalization of a non-smoker’s reaction to someone smelling like smoke: “They are the friend withRead More

Online learning presents new opportunities for cheating

Online learning presents new opportunities for cheating

December 2, 2015 at 10:30 am 4 comments

One could equate speeding to cheating on several levels: It is clearly something that you are not supposed to do, yet some still will do it. Those who do try to avoid any and all enforcement. There are regulations in place to prevent us from doing so, and yet, everyoneRead More