Archive for October, 2014

Trust is a Glass of Rancid Milk

Trust is a Glass of Rancid Milk

October 24, 2014 at 9:49 am 0 comments

How many of you have someone that you trust? I mean really trust without question or doubt? Myself, I have a select few that I would trust in almost any situation—that includes those crazy situations you only ever see in the movies—and among those people, or more accurately at theRead More

DMACC forges parternship for IT jobs

DMACC forges parternship for IT jobs

October 24, 2014 at 9:48 am 0 comments

DMACC announced a formation of an IT industry partnership to better address the growing demand for IT jobs. According to the Iowa Workforce Development, projections show an estimated 4,000 IT jobs by 2022, one of the reasons DMACC plans to reorganize its IT programs. DMACC president Rob Denson announced theRead More

Review: Maze Runner

October 24, 2014 at 9:38 am 0 comments

The American science fiction action thriller film “The Maze Runner” was released September 19 by 20th Century Fox. The film’s reviews have been mostly positive. Its praise is due to its actors and its ability to closely follow the novel it was based upon, by James Dashner. To those whoRead More

First lady visits Drake

First lady visits Drake

October 24, 2014 at 9:37 am 0 comments

There was a noticeable buzz on Forest Avenue Friday afternoon, Oct 10, for the Bruce Braley Iowa Votes Rally. More excitement than the typical midterm election campaign rally might produce. The reason the line was around the block an hour before the doors opened was simple: the first lady ofRead More

My “Americanization”

My “Americanization”

October 24, 2014 at 9:34 am 0 comments

I define my Americanization as a process of assimilation and absorption, unconsciously and subconsciously. So, I have recently taken time to actually notice the effects of America on me. I was raised by very strict parents. My sisters and I weren’t given the freedom to go out a lot. AskingRead More

Dr. Bram Govaerts of Belgium spoke at the Building 6 auditorium Wednesday, Oct. 15.

World Food Prize winner speaks at DMACC

October 24, 2014 at 9:33 am 0 comments

The third annual World Food Prize winner for field research, Dr. Bram Govaerts, spoke at DMACC on October 15 to a captivated crowd. Dr. Govaerts was selected on September 18 as this year’s recipient of the “Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application.” The award honors agricultural leaders underRead More

Decommission the Commissioner?

October 10, 2014 at 9:13 am 0 comments

Football is a violent sport; it’s brutal, aggressive and extremely painful. Players are expected to have an aggressive and nasty attitude on the field, and to leave that same attitude on the field. When the final whistle is blown and the pads are taken off, the players all shake hands,Read More

London Study Abroad deadline Nov. 3

October 10, 2014 at 9:12 am 0 comments

Most students may not know this, but DMACC has a Study Abroad Program. Students have the opportunity to spend a whole semester taking classes in London for 10 weeks. It costs about $12-13,000. This is including the standard fees, travel expenses, food, and a little spending money. This may seemRead More