Articles by: Ryan Burger

Cheap Date: Geocaching

Cheap Date: Geocaching

February 1, 2017 at 10:42 am 0 comments

Pokemon Go was the big thing last summer to get people outside and enjoying the weather while getting some exercise. Another hobby that has its similarities to Pokemon Go has been around for a long time, GeoCaching. Using a GPS system previously purchased as a separate device but now builtRead More

Valentine’s from a romantic

Valentine’s from a romantic

February 1, 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

My experience with Valentine’s Day is different than everyone else since honestly, I had no long-term relationships (beyond a month) before I met my wife. Thus everything short of grade school paper Valentine’s cards that we all put in other kids boxes doesn’t exist for me. Plus because my wife’s birthdayRead More

State budget cuts impact DMACC

February 1, 2017 at 10:33 am 0 comments

On January 10, Gov. Terry Branstad announced the possibility of cutting $100 million from the state budget and that translated down to the possibility of DMACC losing $1.5 million.  News coming out of the statehouse on January 23 settled that down to an agreed half-million dollar impact on DMACC. TheRead More

Campus Chronicle wants your input!

Campus Chronicle wants your input!

January 23, 2017 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

DMACC has it’s own culture, it’s own vibe within Ankeny and within Central Iowa.  But what are the best places to go for DMACC students to go out to eat, have fun with friends, plus clubs to join and professors that are well liked on campus.  Here’s your chance toRead More

Importance of communication with professors

December 5, 2016 at 10:22 am 0 comments

How do you communicate with your teachers outside of class time?  Does the average college student check their email as often as they check their Facebook, Snapchat or Instagram feeds?  I know they don’t check it as often as their texts, but I wouldn’t expect them to.As a 44-year-old non-traditionalRead More

Christmas Break Fun!

December 5, 2016 at 10:20 am 0 comments

Being this is the last newspaper of the semester it came across my mind, what does everyone do over the Christmas Holiday break.  For me, it’s just back to the normal job stuff because I’m not a traditional student, but what should you be doing?  I’ll take this from theRead More

The tale of two pizza places in your town

November 7, 2016 at 10:32 am 0 comments

Let’s say you live in a town with two pizza places, and you need to help decide the future of this town, as only one pizza place can exist as of next year. Your parents and your relatives say all kinds of things about one of the pizza places. Heck,Read More

DMACC holds ribbon cutting for veterans lounge

DMACC holds ribbon cutting for veterans lounge

November 7, 2016 at 10:16 am 0 comments

Monday, October 24 at 10 a.m., DMACC held the ribbon cutting for the new Veterans Lounge in Ankeny Campus Building 5. This space is set aside for Veterans who, according to Veterans Services Coordinator Don Enright, might need a little extra help adjusting to civilian life. “Having a space likeRead More