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Cheating remains an issue

Cheating remains an issue

March 13, 2013 at 10:12 am 0 comments

By Jarrett Quick Staff Writer Cheating has long been a problem in academics. From a recent cheating scandal at Harvard which involved over 200 students to a student copying a paper at DMACC, cheating has remained an issue for students and faculty alike. This issue has been especially common asRead More

DMACC students go on to make it big as writers

DMACC students go on to make it big as writers

March 13, 2013 at 10:11 am 0 comments

By Nevin Cornwell Ever wonder where your education at DMACC will lead you? Ex-DMACC students have gone on to take jobs around the world in dozens of fields, including writing. Bob Eschliman has been the editor at the Newton Daily News for eight months. During his 14-year career as aRead More

DMACC History Part III

March 13, 2013 at 10:08 am 0 comments

By: Alex Payne In this final part of our series on DMACC History we will look at the future of DMACC including possible expansions in Knoxville and Waukee along with a look back on the 2000s, 2010s. The 2000s brought expansions and major innovations, which would make DMACC stand outRead More

What to consider when purchasing a laptop or tablet

What to consider when purchasing a laptop or tablet

March 4, 2013 at 10:58 am 0 comments

By Jarrett Quick It’s the time of year for tax returns and student loan disbursement which means a new laptop or tablet for many DMACC students. When it comes to laptops, make sure to look for a good amount of memory, or “RAM.” “[RAM] is important for multitasking. Higher endRead More

February is Black History Month

March 4, 2013 at 10:57 am 0 comments

By Joe Provenzano Multimedia Reporter Most Americans think of February as a time of romance as many celebrate Valentine’s Day by showering their loved ones with flowers and boxes of chocolates.  However, the whole of February has a deeper meaning, as it is also Black History Month also known asRead More

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

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