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Haunted house season returns to Des Moines

Haunted house season returns to Des Moines

October 9, 2013 at 10:45 am 0 comments

By Buddy Jackson It is that time of year for all things that go bump in the night to reveal their hideous evil throughout Des Moines and Ankeny. The places to be are The Ankeny Haunted Barn and Sleepy Hollow’s Haunted Scream Park in Des Moines. The Ankeny Haunted BarnRead More

Dean Jim Stick: “Find something you love to do”

Dean Jim Stick: “Find something you love to do”

October 9, 2013 at 10:45 am 0 comments

By Megan Miras Dean of Arts and Sciences Jim Stick never thought he would be at a community college, but he is glad he is. Stick went to school in Northeast Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa. He lived in Iowa City for 10-11 years.  Next, he movedRead More

Opinion: Obamacare, government shutdown

Opinion: Obamacare, government shutdown

October 9, 2013 at 10:41 am 0 comments

By Mike Kelsey The government shut down has begun and Obamacare has officially started. It is one of the biggest bills to be passed in the last decade. The bill has created an abundance of ruckus over the last four years. This has helped create a federal government shut downRead More

Opinion: Right to know vs. right to privacy

Opinion: Right to know vs. right to privacy

October 9, 2013 at 10:38 am 0 comments

By Martina Gutierrez. When a person gets arrested, their name and picture is put on a roster allowing people in their community to know if there is someone who may be dangerous to the neighborhood. To keep people warned and informed, the ‘right-to-know’ is a good thing. But if theRead More

Opinion: Living with diabetes can be tough

Opinion: Living with diabetes can be tough

October 9, 2013 at 10:35 am 0 comments

By Alexandria Roth. Being a Type I Diabetic for eight and a half years has introduced me to more judgment and criticism than one would think possible. I’d like to clear up some common misconceptions about diabetes. There are three types of diabetes: Type I, Type II, and Gestational. TypeRead More

Two injured in boom truck accident

Two injured in boom truck accident

October 9, 2013 at 10:32 am 0 comments

By Megan Miras. Two DMACC grounds men employees were injured Friday, Sept. 27 due to a boom truck tipping over. “One guy had a pretty bummed up lip” grounds employee and DMACC student Justin Free, 19, from Glitten said. “The other guy had a hurt shoulder [because] he was pinnedRead More

Pioneers book sale benefits students in need

October 9, 2013 at 10:31 am 0 comments

By Ann Voight As the saying goes, one should never judge a book by its cover.  However a shiny new cover certainly doesn’t hurt, and with the DMACC book sale, there should be plenty of new books to go around. On 10/8 and 10/9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.,Read More

Tailgating goes gourmet

Tailgating goes gourmet

September 27, 2013 at 10:50 am 0 comments

By Avis Allen I have recently learned that tailgating isn’t really about football. Oh, don’t get me wrong, football is the reason we tailgate, but tailgating is NOT about football.  Tailgating is about fellowship, food, partying, and more food. “It is kind of like a religion.  We all meet atRead More