Archive for April, 2022

Behind the “Euphoria” fashion show

Behind the “Euphoria” fashion show

April 28, 2022 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

Story by Jasmine Arroyo, photos by Alyssa Monroe The 2022 DMACC fashion show revolves around the idea of avant-garde fashion and focuses on the concept of using sustainable products to design fashionable clothing and items in collaboration with the date of the fashion show being on Earth Day. The showRead More

Tattoo 101

Tattoo 101

April 27, 2022 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Thinking of getting a tattoo? We’ve got you covered. Here are some basics you should consider before getting inked. Location Location is one of the most important things to consider when getting a tattoo. A tattoo can change not only how you see yourself, but also how others see you.Read More

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Ankeny sees spike in gun violence

April 27, 2022 at 11:43 am 0 comments

Ankeny, Iowa has famously been regarded as a safe, friendly community conveniently located minutes outside of the state’s capital city of Des Moines. Home to Des Moines Area Community College’s largest campus and known for its family-centric neighborhoods and events, Ankeny has become a hot-spot for growing families and thoseRead More

Halle Reynolds

For low-risk births, look beyond traditional care

April 27, 2022 at 11:39 am 0 comments

Preparing to become a first-time parent (or second, third, and so on for that matter) and the events leading up to that big day when you finally attain parental status can be incredibly daunting. Being a mother myself, I can lend my own first-hand experience when it comes to vouchingRead More

The dysfunctions of TikTok

The dysfunctions of TikTok

April 27, 2022 at 11:38 am 0 comments

I have had TikTok since 2019, which could be considered the start of its rise in current popular social media apps. When I first got it, it was something you would be embarrassed to tell people that you had. It was seen as an app for little kids who postedRead More

Amila Saric

Let’s stay on Daylight Saving Time

April 27, 2022 at 11:37 am 0 comments

As the Sunshine Protection Act makes its way through the House to make daylight saving time permanent, the opinion on this bill has turned to online debates on where people would like their extra hour of sunlight to go. Opinions are split between three sides; people who approve of thisRead More

Tattoo Talk

Tattoo Talk

April 13, 2022 at 11:44 am 0 comments

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Free professional clothing was offered at an event organized by the Evelyn K. Davis Center at the Ankeny DMACC campus, Building 5, on Friday, April 1. Photo by Halle Reynolds.

Event offers free professional clothing through Evelyn K. Davis Center

April 4, 2022 at 11:31 am 0 comments

The Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families held on Friday its first-ever pop-up event for their Men on the Move program, a free community resource that allows men a chance to obtain new and gently used professional attire for building their “career closet” without spending a penny. The eventRead More