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The real #HIMTOO

November 2, 2018 at 11:06 am 0 comments

By Amy Yager, Guest Writer Recently, a serious issue going on our country was brought into the limelight for a very short time when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford stepped forward and accused supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault while they were in college. As Dr. Ford’s claims wereRead More

The importance of maintaining self esteem

November 2, 2018 at 11:05 am 0 comments

By Zena Courtier, Guest Writer Body image and self esteem issues are not an uncommon thing to deal with. After graduating high school I went through a period of time where I truly felt not confident in my appearance, my knowledge, and my overall capabilities. While I was not ableRead More

Humane treatment of domesticated cats

November 2, 2018 at 11:03 am 0 comments

By Katarina B.R. Marek, Guest Writer Based on statistics observed in a recent Applied Animal Behavioral Sciences medical journal’s findings, a declawed cat has a greater chance of ending up in a shelter, being euthanized, having premature medical and behavioral issues. A purely elective procedure which has been outlawed in majorityRead More

Let’s talk taxes

November 2, 2018 at 11:01 am 1 comment

By Kasey Ninneman, Guest Writer Lets face it: No one likes taxes, and it’s easy to make the IRS out to be a villain.  Some people even see tax avoidance as a virtue. But pick a government program you agree with: the military, healthcare, border security, public schools.  Tax dodgers robRead More

November 2, 2018 at 11:00 am 0 comments

By Shelby Patterson, Guest Writer There have been a lot of disturbing and tragic stories in the news recently. The disappearance Mollie Tibbitts, a University of Iowa student, gained national attention this past Summer. I personally remember sharing her picture on Facebook. Somehow I was feeling a deep sense ofRead More

Women Interrupted: A Dystopian Future

November 2, 2018 at 9:57 am 0 comments

By Lori Runkle, Guest Writer The United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy retired this summer and was replaced in October 2018 by a highly controversial Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Before Kavanaugh’s appointment, political pundits were discussing possible future Supreme Court rulings on abortion, affirmative action, partisan gerrymandering, voting rights, and the death penalty in a divided and politicizedRead More

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News Briefs, October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 at 9:04 am 0 comments

Report of sexual assault at Campus View DMACC students, faculty and staff received email notification of an alleged sexual assault that took place the morning of Sept. 21 at Campus View Apartments, the complex located adjacent to Ankeny campus. The email, sent by Jay Tiefenthaler, Director of Energy, Safety andRead More

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Update: DMACC administration considers arming security

October 31, 2018 at 8:47 am 0 comments

The motion to arm security on campus, specifically in Buildings 5 and 9, has not moved forward yet, according to Jay Tiefenthaler, director of campus security at DMACC. “Currently we are still in the evaluation phase,” Tiefenthaler said about the proposal. He said he would like to see more studentRead More