Patrons gather around food truck Comfort 154 outside Linn Hall on the main campus on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021.

Campus therapy dog helps students relieve stress

Paige Winter, Staff Writer



Dex, the campus therapy dog, is ready to help students cope with the stress of college.

  • Softball photos Oct. 7, 2021

  • Upcoming Sporting Events

    Volleyball Saturday, Oct. 9, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at Peoria, Ill. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 6:30 p.m. vs Iowa Lakes Community College at Johnson Hall. Women’s Basketball Sunday, Oct. 10, at 12 p.m. 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Iowa State Field House. Sunday, Oct. 17, [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • Students take aim at Otter Creek

    Kirkwood Community College has a wide range of activities and clubs for students to participate in, anything from stem club to baseball, Kirkwood offers it all. One club in particular flies under the radar of most, the Kirkwood Shooting Sports Club. This club helps students with a love of [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • Sept. 2021 sports photos

  • Fall fantasy football picks

    CONTRIBUTED: As the NFL season has kicked off, and fantasy team owners all across the country are honing in on winning that coveted league title, here are five players that may be worth picking up that fall under the radar to your fantasy opponents.  Corey Davis, WR, New [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • Eagles bound for NCJAA D11 World Series 

    It’s official Eagle fans! The Kirkwood Community College baseball team is heading to the College World Series.   The D11 ICCAC champs defeated eighth ranked Miles Community College on Saturday, May 22, 9-1. Kirkwood is now 42-20 and will travel to Enid, Okla.   With the win Kirkwood will now play in [Continue Reading …Read More »
KSP Costume Photoshoot
  • Campus Views: What is your favorite fall activity? Why?

    Watching football – It gives my family a purpose to spend time together on the weekends. Looking at nature. The trees losing their leaves and how colorful it gets. I also love playing football. I don’t have a lot of …
  • Horror movies vs. feel-good Halloween

    Sitting in a dark movie theatre with popcorn in your left and a large drink in your right when all of the sudden the person on screen is fighting for their life. This cathartic, fun experience is not always the best …
  • Iowa should require masks for all schools

    CONTRIBUTED: Recently, the Ft. Atkins, Wisc., school board voted to approve mask mandates for all students and staff. However, it took the death of a teenage student for them to take action. On Sept. 14, Judge Robert Pratt blocked Iowa’s …
  • College apartments: Inconvenient living situations

    Living in apartments is a big part of the college experience. This experience is not always one that is pleasant or easy. You have to deal with things that you probably have never had to deal with before like paying …
  • What is academic burnout and how can we overcome it?

    Most students may walk a fine line between obtaining good grades in their classes and suffering from academic burnout. It can be difficult finding the balance between work, school, social, and home life. How can you tell that you are suffering from …
  • Online learning vs. face-to-face: Better at your own pace or with an instructor in the room

    Within the past year, many students experienced online and hybrid classes for the first time. And, for some, online classes didn’t sit well with them. It was difficult to make the sudden switch in the spring semester of 2020 with …
October 18, 2021, 9:55 PM
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current pressure: 30 in
humidity: 66%
wind speed: 2 mph SSE
wind gusts: 7 mph
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sunrise: 7:23 AM
sunset: 6:20 PM

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