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College can mean fear, anxiety for new students

September 26, 2014 at 9:36 am 0 comments

Going to college for the first time can be scary: fear of people, fear of a new environment, even fear of failure. First year students Lai Pham and Mark Aaron say they fear people because they don’t know anyone. Aaron, who intends to transfer to Iowa state University to majorRead More

My summer home in The Gambia after a semester in the states

My summer home in The Gambia after a semester in the states

September 26, 2014 at 9:32 am 0 comments

One thing I have realized during the course of the summer break is that summers are more valued the U.S. than in my country The Gambia, West Africa. Summer in the states means a lot of things, which includes adventure, fun, letting lose, relaxing, trying out new things, work, andRead More

A simpler time

A simpler time

September 26, 2014 at 9:26 am 0 comments

So there is a new iPhone coming out soon, and it will probably be slightly better than the last model and cost a fortune. Still, that will not slow down hordes of people from rushing to the store and throwing down their money. All in an effort to stay currentRead More

Dr. Linhart offers advice for studies in sociology

Dr. Linhart offers advice for studies in sociology

September 26, 2014 at 9:25 am 0 comments

Sociology is becoming a rapidly growing field in our society. Many people seek it as either a major or a minor as they begin to plot their course for their future careers. I had a chance to speak to one of our professors here at DMACC, Dr. Laurie J. Linhart,Read More

Ask Allison: How do I stay on track?

Ask Allison: How do I stay on track?

September 26, 2014 at 9:21 am 0 comments

Dear Allison, I’m starting college this semester for the first time. I’m taking five classes, and I also work 20-25 hours a week. I can’t seem to get a handle on when to get my homework done so I can get it in on time. I’ve already turned in twoRead More

YMCA to be built on the Ankeny DMACC Campus

YMCA to be built on the Ankeny DMACC Campus

May 13, 2014 at 3:33 am 0 comments

Construction on a 75,000 square foot YMCA building on the Ankeny DMACC Campus is set to begin as early as this fall. On Monday, May 12, 2014 DMACC board members approved a lease with the YMCA of Greater Des Moines at the monthly college board meeting. The Y will investRead More

100 things to do before you graduate from DMACC

100 things to do before you graduate from DMACC

May 2, 2014 at 11:03 am 0 comments

          DMACC Student’s Bucket List of 100 things to do before we graduate   1. Crash a party where you don’t know anyone and make a friend. You know those parties; the ones in Campus View, Prairie Pointe and Campus Town. Yeah, those ones. We knowRead More

The Feet Washing Ceremony that takes place before the Passover Ceremony.

What True Hope, True Faith, and True Love means to me….

May 2, 2014 at 10:30 am 0 comments

True hope comes from true faith that comes from true love. From the beginning, God created all things and in the end, God makes all things new. A new heaven and a new earth: this is true hope; the hope for the kingdom of heaven. In order to make itRead More