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How tuition increases across Iowa colleges affect students

How tuition increases across Iowa colleges affect students

December 6, 2017 at 11:32 am 0 comments

Iowa’s two largest public colleges Iowa and Iowa State plan to raise in-state tuition 7 percent yearly for five years. This percent is added on to the tuition each year so instead of it just being an increase of 35 percent in five years it will actually be up toRead More

DMACC tutoring center: An inadvertently flawed system

December 6, 2017 at 11:28 am 0 comments

DMACC’s tutoring center offers a unique and free service to struggling students. For its tutors it offers  a frustrating experience. Beware! If you are looking for a stable work study position next semester, this might not be the right opportunity for you. What’s so wrong with a tutoring position? TutorsRead More

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Online courses provide more opportunity for cheating

December 6, 2017 at 11:25 am 0 comments

“Adam” logged on to Blackboard to finalize the accounting homework due that night and realized he had an exam due in 30 minutes. The exam was 60 multiple choice questions, and he had 30 minutes to complete it. His plan of attack: Phone a friend. While he had the examRead More

YesYes Book Tour: left to right Lynn Melnick, Raena Shirali, Brandon Courtney. 
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YesYes authors read their work

November 1, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

In case you missed authors Lynn Melnick, Brandon Courtney, and Raena Shirali’s book tour stop at DMACC on Oct. 16. Published with the independent press YesYes Books, each author brought a series of poems to share. Lynn Melnick read from her recently published work “Landscape with Sex and Violence.” ItRead More

27 colleges come to DMACC for semi-annual transfer fair

27 colleges come to DMACC for semi-annual transfer fair

November 1, 2017 at 10:37 am 0 comments

DMACC holds a transfer fair in the fall and spring, which presents students with an opportunity to meet admission counselors from other colleges around the area. This year the transfer fair was held on Oct. 11 and 27 different colleges from state schools around Iowa to colleges in surrounding statesRead More

Director Karl Lindberg runs lines with five of the actors
photo by: Bailey Perkins

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown brings music to DMACC theatre

October 30, 2017 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

On Oct. 13, six DMACC actors put on the first performance of the Musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” in the Black Box theatre in Building Five. This followed months of preparation from director Carl Lindberg, plus student cast and crew. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” is aRead More

Textbook prices continue to put strain on students’ wallets

Textbook prices continue to put strain on students’ wallets

October 11, 2017 at 11:49 am 0 comments

 Textbooks are expensive. Long gone are the carefree days in public school when books were provided in class. In college, you need to find your own.  Sometimes one needs to purchase a gigantic, heavily-bound tome, but it is not unusual to have to buy a bundle of loose pages sealedRead More

Clubs looking for new members

Clubs looking for new members

October 11, 2017 at 11:49 am 0 comments

There are nearly 50 clubs and organizations on DMACC’s Ankeny Campus this semester. The benefits of joining one are immense: make new friends, find a subject you’re passionate about, network with staff and faculty… It’s time to get involved. Here are a few clubs on campus that are looking forRead More