“The awards banquet was fun, I was given an award and got to spend time with my friends.” “At orientation I saw a friend from high school. It was nice to have a friend and not feel alone.” “I had many good memories, but finding out about the [Continue Reading »][Continue Reading »]
Jessica is in the Digital Arts program and previously graduated with an AA in Liberal Arts and a Bakery Certificate. She enjoys cooking, hiking with her dog, Daisy, taking pictures and spending time with her family.
On Wednesday, April 6, 2022, the Kirkwood Dance Team performed in front of their friends and family in Johnson Hall. This was their final practice with an audience, before leaving to a dance competition in Miami, Fla. The team performed three different routines — cheer, jazz and hip [Continue Reading »][Continue Reading »]
Cannabis is already legal in 18 states, it’s time the U.S. Legislature gets with the trend There is bill in that has passed the House of Representatives that would federally legalize the sale and use of marijuana. Laws like this at a state level have actually brought positive [Continue Reading »][Continue Reading »]
What do Ernest Hemingway, JK Rowling, Margaret Mitchell and Mark Twain have in common? They have had one or more of their books questioned, also known as challenged books and banned in some libraries. Banned or challenged books are those where schools or public libraries have found issues [Continue Reading »][Continue Reading »]
We have all seen gas prices in the last few months skyrocket to nearly $4 a gallon in Cedar Rapids, and it is not the only thing that has risen in price. Bread, pasta, milk and butter have all had price increases. For example, bread has had an [Continue Reading »][Continue Reading »]
Kirkwood Dance Marathon raises more than $15,000 for U of I children’s hospital Dance Marathon returned to an in-person event at Kirkwood for the first time since the pandemic began in 2020. Kirkwood is the only community college in Iowa to host its own Dance Marathon and one [Continue Reading »][Continue Reading »]