Opinion

Opinion: Free community college is a good investment

Opinion: Free community college is a good investment

February 11, 2015 at 9:05 am 0 comments

Can you imagine going to DMACC for free? Well dream on, because it’s probably not going to happen before you graduate. As for future generations, it could be a possibility. College for free? President Obama’s proposal of free community college is a game changing idea. With free community college, everyoneRead More

Terrorism and Islam are not the same

Terrorism and Islam are not the same

December 8, 2014 at 9:58 am 0 comments

In recent times, the name Islam is synonymous to violence and terrorism in many parts of the world most especially the U.S. With Al Qaeda, ISIS, Al Shabaab, Hezbollah, Hamas, Boko haram, and a lot more of Islamic terrorist groups causing pain, disruption and havoc in many parts of theRead More

…and you think finals are a pain in the neck?

…and you think finals are a pain in the neck?

December 8, 2014 at 9:57 am 0 comments

With the end of the semester looming, most students have the stress and horrors of finals on their minds. I wish I could say the same. Thankfully, I am doing well in my classes, so I do not have much to worry about in that aspect. But now that DecemberRead More

DMACC needs a “dead week” like ISU

December 8, 2014 at 9:56 am 0 comments

Two weeks left in the semester my fellow DMACC students! Do you know what that means? That’s right, finals are coming up. No worries though, we have this entire week to study, right? Well, that isn’t exactly the case. Believe it or not, many students are under pressure with numerousRead More

Everybody deserves a second chance

Everybody deserves a second chance

November 21, 2014 at 9:18 am 0 comments

If you randomly ask anyone if they believe in second chances, the answer would most likely be “yes.” Our society believes in a new day and a fresh start. This ties in nicely with the popular saying that “everybody deserves a second chance.” Yet, the National Sex Offender Public RegistryRead More

Media freakout not helping with Ebola

November 21, 2014 at 9:17 am 1 comment

I’m sure most of you have turned on the news or have at least heard about the Ebola scare in the United States. CNN and other news stations have dedicated entire news broadcasts to Ebola reaching the United States. Panic and paranoia have spread like wildfire; thousands of people haveRead More

When you have kids, it’s all about the crazy gene

When you have kids, it’s all about the crazy gene

November 21, 2014 at 9:16 am 0 comments

These days I often try to recall my childhood, attempting to pinpoint exactly where the traits my sons exhibit come from. In particularly I search for the roots of the crazy gene. Now, many of my peers may not have hit this point in their lives yet—meaning settled down withRead More

Money rules our ears: all business, bad music

Money rules our ears: all business, bad music

November 7, 2014 at 9:27 am 0 comments

If you’ve been out on the town anytime in the last couple years and have happened to see a talented local band or artist─ maybe you have a favorite you follow─ and wondered why you’ve never heard them on the radio? Their songwriting is strong, they put on a greatRead More