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Ask Courtney

Ask Courtney

May 2, 2014 at 10:21 am 0 comments

              Dear Courtney,   What should I do about my boyfriend of 6 years? He got me and another woman pregnant three years ago and then decided to marry me, and we’ll be getting married in less than a year. He is also nowRead More

Behind the Scenes: Broadcast Meteorology

Behind the Scenes: Broadcast Meteorology

May 2, 2014 at 10:13 am 0 comments

Most people complain about when they have to get up at 6 a.m. Try 1:30 a.m. As one of Iowa’s youngest meteorologists, Frank Scaglione has to get up that early to go to work, but that does not mean that he is wanting to. “Obviously that’s a lot hard forRead More

Heather Richmond relaxes in between classes and taking care of her two sons.

Balancing school and parenting poses challenges

May 2, 2014 at 10:12 am 0 comments

Desiree Martinez is a 35- year- old Ankeny DMACC student who is currently minoring in photography with a major of fashion and design.  Martinez isn’t like most students; she is also married with six boys of her own to raise with her husband of six years. This is the lifeRead More

Back and Forth: The Bible has two sides to homosexuality

Back and Forth: The Bible has two sides to homosexuality

May 2, 2014 at 10:10 am 0 comments

Today all you hear about is same-sex marriage, and how it will affect lives. Unless you live amongst the Westboro Baptist Church, most of the people whom the law affects are our friends, family, and neighbors. When was the last time these people ever did anything that you automatically assumedRead More

Legendary TV anchor inspires younger journalists

Legendary TV anchor inspires younger journalists

May 2, 2014 at 10:09 am 0 comments

By Ndey Kumba Demba Ndey: I read from a background research that you joined KCCI’s production department while still in high school. Did you always know that journalism was a career you wanted? Kevin: I did know that and here is the reason why, both my mother and father wereRead More

Payne’s Pain: Professors should create their own lessons

Payne’s Pain: Professors should create their own lessons

May 2, 2014 at 10:04 am 0 comments

How hard do the professors at DMACC work? That is a question I unfortunately find myself asking many days when I come to class. With the innovation of Blackboard and online quizzes, professors can now just put up assignments online and have them automatically graded. It amazes me even moreRead More

DMACC has been an experience I will never forget

DMACC has been an experience I will never forget

May 2, 2014 at 10:02 am 0 comments

It is time for me to go. I cannot believe that it has come to this point in my time at DMACC. It feels as if I just stepped on campus for the first time as a college student, but it has been two years and my time here hasRead More

Men’s basketball coach BJ McGinn finds success for DMACC

Men’s basketball coach BJ McGinn finds success for DMACC

May 2, 2014 at 10:01 am 0 comments

Barrett J McGinn the current DMACC men’s basketball head coach, has coached nearly his entire life. Growing up in Cedar Falls, Iowa, he played high school basketball for Cedar Falls High School. McGinn graduated from Cedar Falls, then started his coaching career at the age of 18 becoming an assistantRead More