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Ankeny growth leads to more entertainment options for students

Ankeny growth leads to more entertainment options for students

February 27, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

As the community surrounding DMACC grows, its students have many options for restaurants to try out, fun places to go with friends on the weekend, as well as lots of job opportunities close to campus. If you are in the mood for a sweet treat, Sweet Swirls Rolled Ice CreamRead More

Spring into DMACC showcases on campus clubs and services

Spring into DMACC showcases on campus clubs and services

February 27, 2019 at 11:40 am 0 comments

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, the Student Activity Council held its Spring into DMACC event in the Building 5 student center. Around 30 student clubs and school resources set up tables to showcase a variety of the activities, support services, and opportunities available at DMACC. Some of the displays included informationRead More

Roll with the punches at DMACC’s newest gaming club

Roll with the punches at DMACC’s newest gaming club

February 27, 2019 at 10:48 am 0 comments

The newest DMACC club, The Tabletop Collective, held its first gaming session on Feb. 8 following a week of preparations and character creation. Before the game began, Evan Davis, president of the club and Game Master of the campaign, addressed the group: “Alright everybody, I’m going to get something toRead More

Spring into DMACC

Spring into DMACC

February 13, 2019 at 12:04 pm 0 comments
A guide to advising and counseling at DMACC

A guide to advising and counseling at DMACC

February 4, 2019 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

Students know that college can be challenging at times. Whether it is due to it being someone’s first semester at college or simply having too much on one’s plate, school can make life chaotic at times. DMACC provides many resources to help students who find themselves struggling in a numberRead More

Construction begins on criminal justice training facility

Construction begins on criminal justice training facility

February 4, 2019 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

Nearly a decade ago, Buzz Hoffman, former department chair of the DMACC Criminal Justice Department, first shared the idea of building a training facility on campus for students to gain realistic crime scene investigation experience. Now, after gaining the support of the DMACC Foundation, the Criminal Justice Department is bringingRead More

After split with Liberal Arts, SEMSS moves to Building 9

After split with Liberal Arts, SEMSS moves to Building 9

February 4, 2019 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

When students step into the main entrance of Building 9, they may wonder if they are in the right place. Where vending machines and a glass display case stood last semester, students will now find renovated office spaces for the brand new sciences division. Plans were laid to make BuildingRead More

DMACC instructor aims to curb exploitation, abuse with “Platinum House”

DMACC instructor aims to curb exploitation, abuse with “Platinum House”

February 1, 2019 at 11:56 am 0 comments

Women entering the adult film industry are often vulnerable to predatory behavior and abuse from people who are referred to as agents or managers. These supervisors not only find potential shoots for the women, but often search for new recruits to introduce into the industry.  According to the documentary “HotRead More