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Review: New Life Singer’s “Captivate”

Review: New Life Singer’s “Captivate”

October 9, 2013 at 10:57 am 0 comments

By Alex Payne A new album captured my attention recently that has been great to listen to when I need something to help me through a stressful day. The members of Grand Canyon University’s New Life Singers released their album “Captivate” on September 12, 2013. The album is uplifting contemporaryRead More

DMACC offers gourmet dinners

DMACC offers gourmet dinners

October 9, 2013 at 10:56 am 0 comments

By Avis Allen. In Building 7, the Lakeview room, magic happens. Usually it happens on Thursday evenings, but due to increased student enrollment the magic is being offered on Saturday evenings.  Reservations are required and limited for each dinner, so hurry and call Denise Moore at 515-964-6655 or email ici@dmacc.edu.Read More

History on the move

October 9, 2013 at 10:54 am 0 comments

By Alex Payne. A historic row house rolled its way down Locust in Des Moines late Wednesday. As the 530,000-pound row house was moving, the sight of a two story brick building rolling down the street brought many people out of clubs like the Locust Tap, the Blazing Saddle andRead More

DMACC alumnus makes his debut on the X-Factor

DMACC alumnus makes his debut on the X-Factor

October 9, 2013 at 10:53 am 0 comments

By Miriah Masching The X-Factor, the award-winning, international phenomenon, is back for its third season. Four judges traveled the country in search of contestants who they believe have the x-factor. Contestants perform in front of the judges as well as an audience to prove they have what it takes toRead More

Opinion: DMACC should reconsider use of Blackboard

Opinion: DMACC should reconsider use of Blackboard

October 9, 2013 at 10:50 am 0 comments

By Alex Payne Professors and instructors here at DMACC seem to be in a love affair with an online learning program called Blackboard. Unfortunately all of them seem to have a different relationship with the program. As I log onto Blackboard I am overwhelmed with a large number of notifications.Read More

The man behind “The Daily”: Experience and perspective

The man behind “The Daily”: Experience and perspective

October 9, 2013 at 10:48 am 0 comments

By Anna Duran. There’s always something to do on any DMACC campus on any given day. If a student wants to know what that is, all they have to do is read the DMACC Student Daily. One man writes that email, and one man covers the events for it. ThatRead More

No shortage of groups for students to join

October 9, 2013 at 10:47 am 0 comments

By Ann Voight. DMACC has over 20,000 students attending campuses this fall.  Ankeny has a wide variety of groups students can join to meet new people who have similar interests.  Here’s a rundown on some of the clubs on campus:   DMACC United, LGBTQA students and Allies  This group meetsRead More

Rob Denson marks 10th year as DMACC president

Rob Denson marks 10th year as DMACC president

October 9, 2013 at 10:45 am 0 comments

By Alex Payne. November 1, 2013 will mark President Rob Denson’s tenth anniversary here at DMACC. Denson was appointed as the fourth president of Des Moines Area Community College after a long search to find a replacement following former President David English’s arrest for growing marijuana in his home. ManyRead More