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Men’s basketball coach BJ McGinn finds success for DMACC

Men’s basketball coach BJ McGinn finds success for DMACC

May 2, 2014 at 10:01 am 0 comments

Barrett J McGinn the current DMACC men’s basketball head coach, has coached nearly his entire life. Growing up in Cedar Falls, Iowa, he played high school basketball for Cedar Falls High School. McGinn graduated from Cedar Falls, then started his coaching career at the age of 18 becoming an assistantRead More

DMACC prepares to save campus ash trees from pest

DMACC prepares to save campus ash trees from pest

May 2, 2014 at 9:52 am 0 comments

A pest has found its way into Iowa through the Ash trees. The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an insect that is thought to be infecting trees throughout the state of Iowa through firewood. According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the Emerald Ash Borer is a small greenRead More

Alex Payne holds a copy of his new book, which will be published May 19, 2013.

Student’s Altoona history book to be published in May

May 2, 2014 at 9:41 am 0 comments

An Ankeny DMACC student is preparing to publish his first book this May. The book will be focused on the history of Altoona, which was founded in 1868. It was first surveyed in 1847, put it up for sale by the US government in 1848, and was not sold untilRead More

Spring into delicious salads this Easter season

Spring into delicious salads this Easter season

April 16, 2014 at 10:56 am 0 comments

By Avis Allen. This week’s article has been a difficult one to come up with.  Usually I have many ideas I want to share, but not this time.  So I asked my family what I should do, well they were more boring than me.  Then as I was looking upRead More

Review: Grand Budapest Hotel

Review: Grand Budapest Hotel

April 16, 2014 at 10:52 am 0 comments

By Grace Hart. There’s something magical about sitting down in a theatre and watching a good flick. The “Grand Budapest Hotel” is definitely one of those films you should see at the Theatre. I say it was absolutely fantastic in every way possible. Already being a fan of the director,Read More

Ask Courtney

Ask Courtney

April 16, 2014 at 10:50 am 0 comments

      Dear Courtney, I have a little brother who keeps stealing my video games. It’s annoying and he keeps scratching them up then they don’t work anymore. What do I do? Sincerely; Video Games in Ames Dear Video Games, Thank you for the question.  First of all, areRead More

Wounded Warriors 5K has DMACC ties

April 16, 2014 at 10:48 am 0 comments

DMACC will help sponsor the first ever “In My Boots” 5K Run, Walk, Ruck. The run will be held at Boone’s McHose Park on Saturday April 19 at 9 a.m. The idea was brought up in a faculty meeting after Sean Taylor, a DMACC sociology and psychology professor, came upRead More

Five years of same-sex marriage in Iowa

Five years of same-sex marriage in Iowa

April 16, 2014 at 10:46 am 0 comments

It has been five years since the Iowa Senate has made same-sex marriage legal in the same Iowa. For some students and staff, the journey to this point has not been an easy one. Ridge Freeborn is  Ankeny DMACC liberal arts student who has undergone a rough past with beingRead More