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Opinion: Rep. Steve King’s comments harmful

September 25, 2013 at 11:24 am 0 comments

By Martina Gutierrez. Many people have asked me, “What made you come to Iowa?” My answer has always been, “My husband, who is a red-headed Mexican-American from South Texas.” We met in Topeka, Kan. on a Greyhound bus about 12 years ago. We have had our ups and downs beforeRead More

Opinion: Students’ lives not always considered with online coursework

September 13, 2013 at 9:32 am 0 comments

By Megan Miras. There are six quizzes due online, a paper to be submitted via Blackboard, three articles to be researched and written, and an online test. I have no Internet. My typical day consists of getting up around 6:15 a.m. to get ready for school and work, wake myRead More

Student living options increase

Student living options increase

September 13, 2013 at 9:29 am 0 comments

By: Ann Voight. One commonly heard complaint from the recent high-school graduates just starting at DMACC is that they are not getting “The College Experience;” that expectation that college consists of crazy and fun times with newer friends, and parties galore—from themed parties, a personal favorite has been an AroundRead More

Album Review: Neko Case

Album Review: Neko Case

September 13, 2013 at 9:21 am 0 comments

By: Anna Duran. The indie music scene was delivered a sonorous gift this month in the form of Neko Case’s anticipated release of “The Worse It Gets, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You.” The new album is genre-hopping with music suitable for mostRead More

Building one remodel on schedule

Building one remodel on schedule

September 13, 2013 at 9:11 am 0 comments

The Building 1 remodel that has scattered student services around campus is on schedule and will be completed this December. March of this year Building 1, which houses most of student services and the human resource department, was overhauled in a big way. Offices have been temporarily relocated throughout campus.Read More

Payne’s Pain: The Christmas Creep

Payne’s Pain: The Christmas Creep

September 11, 2013 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Just hear those sleigh bells jinglin,’ ring ting tinglin,’ too. Come on it’s lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you! I will be the first to say that I love Christmas and I go all out when it comes to Christmas time. It pains me to take downRead More

Life at The Bistro

Life at The Bistro

September 11, 2013 at 9:54 am 0 comments

By Avis Allen. One might think that having a Culinary Institute with a Bistro restaurant on their college campus would be an easy task to run every day.  In the beginning of the culinary program, I thought that the Chef would control the whole kitchen and dictate to the studentsRead More

Study in London this spring

Study in London this spring

September 11, 2013 at 9:46 am 0 comments

By Alex Payne. Each spring DMACC students travel to London, England to study for 10 weeks at the University of London. DMACC Professor Randy Jedele travels with students to London for the 10-week term. “It is my favorite teaching experiences. I hope to get to do it again before IRead More