Archive for December, 2013

Best of DMACC 2013 Results

December 12, 2013 at 10:26 am 0 comments

Best Local Fast Food Tasty Tacos Multiple locations, Runners-up: B-Bop’s; Panchero’s Mexican Grill   Best Local BBQ Smokey D’s Multiple locations, Runners-up: Jethro’s; Bandana’s Bar-B-Q   Best Local Burger B-Bop’s Multiple locations, Runners-up: Jethro’s; Zombie Burger (Tie)   Best Lunch Under $5 Hy-Vee Multiple locations, Runners-up:Read More

Jordan Starmer, 20, from Des Moines, pets Britt. The ARL brought dogs in to Building 5 Wednesday Dec. 4.

Photo: ARL visits Building 5

December 4, 2013 at 11:05 am 0 comments
Iowans lucky to have many options for local food

Iowans lucky to have many options for local food

December 4, 2013 at 10:03 am 0 comments

By Avis Allen. Two simple words:  Local Harvest.  What does it mean to you?  To me it means foods and grains harvested locally.  So what does locally mean?  In your city? County? State? Country?  There is no universally accepted definition of local food.  So, it is what you want itRead More

Profile: Executive Vice President Kim Linduska

December 4, 2013 at 9:56 am 0 comments

By Olivia Herr. Executive vice president at DMACC. President of the Ames Chamber of Commerce  Board. President of the Ames Red Cross Board. Would you believe that all of these titles belong to one person? Kim Linduska is all of these things and more. She has been with DMACC forRead More

New system implemented for professor evaluations

December 4, 2013 at 9:53 am 0 comments

By Buddy Jackson. The end of the semester approaches and that means it is time to evaluate the professors. Everyone has noticed that there have been mass emails sent out by Joe Dehart guiding us through the process of evaluations for this semester. The new system that has been putRead More

Court of Appeals Judge Larry Eisenhauer shares about his time in Kosovo.

Iowa judge offers perspective from time in Kosovo

December 4, 2013 at 9:50 am 0 comments

By Olivia Herr. Imagine you live in a place that is in constant conflict. A place where cultures clash and isn’t even recognized as an independent country. It can be extremely hard if you are from a place like the United States. For the Honorable Larry Eisenhauer, a senior judgeRead More

“My ideas were all wrong,” and other thoughts from a DMACC grad-to-be

“My ideas were all wrong,” and other thoughts from a DMACC grad-to-be

December 4, 2013 at 9:46 am 0 comments

By Anna Duran. I’ve been attending DMACC for four years, and I get to leave in January. Needless to say, I’ve learned a few things. I started college in 2009 when I was 22. I had given birth to my second son, and realized I would not be able toRead More

There is more to “YOLO” than only living once, explains professor

There is more to “YOLO” than only living once, explains professor

December 4, 2013 at 9:43 am 0 comments

By Martina Gutierrez Philosopher and Professor Tadd Ruetenik from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa came to speak at DMACC Ankeny campus Thursday, Nov. 14. Since 1998, Professor Ruetenik has given over 20 presentations at philosophy conferences around the country. Professor Ruetenik came to DMACC after he was invited byRead More