Archive for February, 2017

Cheap Date: Geocaching

Cheap Date: Geocaching

February 1, 2017 at 10:42 am 0 comments

Pokemon Go was the big thing last summer to get people outside and enjoying the weather while getting some exercise. Another hobby that has its similarities to Pokemon Go has been around for a long time, GeoCaching. Using a GPS system previously purchased as a separate device but now builtRead More

DMACC Clubs – many options available

DMACC Clubs – many options available

February 1, 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

With most DMACC professors recommending three hours of study time per in class hour, it’s no surprise that students can find themselves easily overwhelmed during the average school year. Luckily, DMACC offers students opportunities to have fun on campus and enjoy the company of others by taking part in differentRead More

Valentine’s from a romantic

Valentine’s from a romantic

February 1, 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

My experience with Valentine’s Day is different than everyone else since honestly, I had no long-term relationships (beyond a month) before I met my wife. Thus everything short of grade school paper Valentine’s cards that we all put in other kids boxes doesn’t exist for me. Plus because my wife’s birthdayRead More

Dream big at DMACC

February 1, 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

Growing up, you were encouraged to dream big. You made plans for your life and nobody told you if they were impractical or if you simply weren’t good enough for them. You coasted through a free public education, taking the classes they had planned for you, and the actual endRead More

Trail Point due to open February 13

Trail Point due to open February 13

February 1, 2017 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Trail Point Aquatics and Wellness will be open February 13 here on the Ankeny DMACC campus. The aquatics and wellness center features an eight-lane competition swimming pool, a family pool, a therapy pool, two group fitness rooms and one cycling studio, state-of-the-art exercise and strength training equipment, three racquetball courts,Read More

State budget cuts impact DMACC

February 1, 2017 at 10:33 am 0 comments

On January 10, Gov. Terry Branstad announced the possibility of cutting $100 million from the state budget and that translated down to the possibility of DMACC losing $1.5 million.  News coming out of the statehouse on January 23 settled that down to an agreed half-million dollar impact on DMACC. TheRead More

Heathy Eating

February 1, 2017 at 10:31 am 0 comments

College students are busy and constantly stressed. Most are working as well as going to school.They not only have to try and keep their grades up but also have to worry about living expenses, family and trying to have a social life. When it comes to eating healthy shortcuts areRead More