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Passion for collegiate fashion

Passion for collegiate fashion

October 30, 2013 at 10:00 am 0 comments

By Olivia Herr. The Bookstore and the Student Activities Council partnered to put on “Passion for Colligate Fashion” Wednesday, October 9th in the commons area in Building five. Volunteers gathered to present the show by coordinating outfits, organizing models and poses, as well as creating hair and make up looks.Read More

Daniel Little and Aly Benoit pick apples together during a family outing at the Happy Apple orchard earlier this season. Photo by Megan Miras.

Happy Apple brings families together

October 30, 2013 at 9:57 am 0 comments

By Megan Miras. She is the apple of my eye, and words cannot express the joy I felt watching my daughter eat an apple to the core while searching for more perfect apples. She grinned from ear-to-ear holding her apple in one hand and steadying herself with the other whileRead More

Staff Editorial: We need a fall break

Staff Editorial: We need a fall break

October 30, 2013 at 9:49 am 0 comments

Can you feel it? Malaise? Fatigue? Disinterest? These are all adjectives we of the Chronicle staff have used to describe how we’re feeling about school at this point in the semester. We all feel – we ALL feel – that we could use a break. We started wondering why weRead More

Opinion: Technology in the classroom shouldn’t be ignored

Opinion: Technology in the classroom shouldn’t be ignored

October 30, 2013 at 9:47 am 0 comments

By Mike Kelsey. In today’s world, technology plays a major role in everything we do. Technology is ever-evolving and for it to continue to expand, it is important that our youth have experience using it. There are many school districts in our nation and around the world that use technologyRead More

Opinion: Good people at DMACC come to my rescue

Opinion: Good people at DMACC come to my rescue

October 30, 2013 at 9:45 am 0 comments

By Alex Payne. If you were to ask me a week or even four days before going to print this issue what I was going to do for my column I would have told you something totally different. Over the last week things for the staff here at the ChronicleRead More

Opinion: Confederate symbol not harmless

Opinion: Confederate symbol not harmless

October 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

By Anna Duran I’ll qualify myself as a Yankee. I’ve lived in Iowa my entire life, but my whole paternal family resides south of the Mason Dixon. I know as much about Southern hospitality as I do Midwestern modesty. My culture is represented often in symbolism. Symbols in culture areRead More

Winner of prestigious World Food Prize visits Ankeny

Winner of prestigious World Food Prize visits Ankeny

October 21, 2013 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

By Anna Duran The recipient of this year’s World Food Prize spoke in a presentation on Ankeny campus Oct. 16. Dr. Charity Kawira Mutegi, 38, spoke to more than 300 people crowded into the auditorium in Building 6. The size of the crowd was entirely unexpected. “We’ve violated fire codes,”Read More

Opinion: Confederate Flag is Rebel not Racist

Opinion: Confederate Flag is Rebel not Racist

October 21, 2013 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

By Alexandria Roth. In the middle of all the government shut down drama, another issue has arisen. Last week Michael Ashmore of Hooks, Texas, waved a Confederate flag in front of the White House at a demonstration. He was rebelling against Obamacare. The Confederate flag that we’re familiar with todayRead More