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Court of Appeals Judge Larry Eisenhauer shares about his time in Kosovo.

Iowa judge offers perspective from time in Kosovo

December 4, 2013 at 9:50 am 0 comments

By Olivia Herr. Imagine you live in a place that is in constant conflict. A place where cultures clash and isn’t even recognized as an independent country. It can be extremely hard if you are from a place like the United States. For the Honorable Larry Eisenhauer, a senior judgeRead More

“My ideas were all wrong,” and other thoughts from a DMACC grad-to-be

“My ideas were all wrong,” and other thoughts from a DMACC grad-to-be

December 4, 2013 at 9:46 am 0 comments

By Anna Duran. I’ve been attending DMACC for four years, and I get to leave in January. Needless to say, I’ve learned a few things. I started college in 2009 when I was 22. I had given birth to my second son, and realized I would not be able toRead More

There is more to “YOLO” than only living once, explains professor

There is more to “YOLO” than only living once, explains professor

December 4, 2013 at 9:43 am 0 comments

By Martina Gutierrez Philosopher and Professor Tadd Ruetenik from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa came to speak at DMACC Ankeny campus Thursday, Nov. 14. Since 1998, Professor Ruetenik has given over 20 presentations at philosophy conferences around the country. Professor Ruetenik came to DMACC after he was invited byRead More

C4 at DMACC: Students pledge to graduate (video)

C4 at DMACC: Students pledge to graduate (video)

November 18, 2013 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

Employment up, enrollment down

November 14, 2013 at 9:36 am 0 comments

By Ann Voight. Does DMACC seem emptier?  Are the lunch lines shorter, books more readily available in the library, and is it easier to find a parking spot? The answers to all of the above-mentioned questions are ‘yes’ in theory.  This semester, enrollment is down 4-5% from last year. “20,167Read More

Wicked is wicked good

Wicked is wicked good

November 13, 2013 at 10:56 am 1 comment

By Buddy Jackson. “I’ll get you my pretty and your little dog too!” –The wicked Witch of the West My experience with this show will be a memorable one. I have been performing in shows ranging from melodramas to musicals since I was five years old. So you could imagineRead More

This Article Was Suppose to Have a Title but My Partner Was too Lazy to Write It

This Article Was Suppose to Have a Title but My Partner Was too Lazy to Write It

November 13, 2013 at 9:50 am 0 comments

By Miriah Masching. Group project. One of the most hated phrases a student could hear, next to the test will be on… When a group project is assigned, at first excitement sets in, only half the work, half the time, but still all of the points. Group projects are meantRead More

Soldier’s compelling tale inspires students, faculty

Soldier’s compelling tale inspires students, faculty

November 13, 2013 at 9:46 am 0 comments

By Ann Voight. DMACC campuses selected Brian Castner’s memoir, The Long Walk, an unflinching look at the war in the Middle East and the psyches of soldiers after returning stateside, as the book for the One Book, One College, One Community program. The purpose of One Book, One College, OneRead More