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BLACK HISTORY MONTH:  “You Got to be a Dreamer”

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: “You Got to be a Dreamer”

March 12, 2014 at 10:49 am 0 comments

By Martina Gutierrez ~ The Struggle that makes you strong ~ Adolphus “Dolph” Pulliam, born March 14, 1946 in Mississippi, overcame segregation and family tragedy on his way to becoming a standout athlete. He spoke at DMACC for Black History Month on February 27. Pulliam is a former basketball playerRead More

Thoughts On the 2014 NFL Draft: TOP 5 Picks

Thoughts On the 2014 NFL Draft: TOP 5 Picks

March 12, 2014 at 10:45 am 0 comments

By Logan Lantz The 2014 NFL Draft begins on Thursday, May 8, and ends on Saturday, May 10. The teams with the top 5 picks include; The Houston Texans, St. Louis Rams, Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns, and the Oakland Raiders. The first overall pick always comes with a difficult task.Read More

Photography program expands, moves to new building

Photography program expands, moves to new building

March 12, 2014 at 10:40 am 0 comments

By Jesse Garwick The photography program has moved studios and classrooms across campus to Building 18, expanding the classroom and studio space for a better work area for the program’s growing student population. Since the program’s establishment in 1989, it has been located in a few spread-out rooms in BuildingRead More

CSI Exposed:  The secrets between television and real life

CSI Exposed: The secrets between television and real life

March 12, 2014 at 10:34 am 0 comments

By Martina Gutierrez Combining science and entertainment, “CSI Las Vegas” actors David Berman and Jon Wellner came to DMACC West Campus for Celebrate Innovation week on March 5. Berman plays the assistant coroner David Phillips on “CSI” and has been the show’s head researcher since the show began 14 yearsRead More

Students share roommate horror stories

March 12, 2014 at 10:31 am 0 comments

By Courtney Swessinger One of the things that most people don’t tell you about when you go to college is the experiences. The surprise weight gain from the food, the frozen walks to and from your car in the mornings, and the roommates. While most DMACC Ankeny students live atRead More

Breed Specific Legislation gives student new mission

Breed Specific Legislation gives student new mission

February 26, 2014 at 10:51 am 0 comments

In recent years, pit bulls have seen more constant challenges throughout the United States.  In West Des Moines there was a case involving a two-year-old pit bull named Palomo who  faced the legal system and possible death. Although pit bulls are notorious for fighting, that does not mean that allRead More

My first winter experience

My first winter experience

February 26, 2014 at 10:50 am 0 comments

By NdeyKumbaDemba. Like most African countries, tales about snow and how cold it gets in American is quite common. Some find it amusing, entertaining, and beautiful while others find it just irritating. I however find it the combination of it all. At first it is beautiful, amusing and entertaining but itRead More

How they got here:  Career paths don’t always go as planned

How they got here: Career paths don’t always go as planned

February 26, 2014 at 10:40 am 0 comments

Professor Holly Hedberg teaches English 106 and also works as a DMACC Student Advisor. Hedberg graduated with her masters in May of 2011, and got hired at DMACC a couple of months after that. Hedberg was also teaching at Grand View University at the same time as trying to getRead More