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Easy access for early voters

The midterm election may be weeks away but tens of thousands of ballots have already been cast in a reprise of an increasingly powerful political tool: Early voting. 326 more words


Technology builds stronger students

Kirkwood library to check out iPads

On Sept. 8 the Kirkwood Student Library began checking out iPads to students. The iPads are part of a digital literacy grant received by Kirkwood Library Services called “We Read, We Use, We Make.” The grant was funded by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation. 349 more words


Begin your journey with travel

Study abroad programs available at Kirkwood

Exploring the world beyond  borders exposes students to different cultures, languages and perspectives.

“Studying abroad is an excellent opportunity to expand your horizons, experience and appreciate other cultures and offer a resume with intercultural experience, all while earning college credit,” said Ken Nesbett, study abroad advisor. 313 more words


The end of an era

Jon Stewart leaving ‘The Daily Show’

On Tuesday, Feb. 10 Jon Stewart announced that he would soon be stepping down from the ‘The Daily Show’ after hosting the show for nearly seventeen years. 303 more words


Patriots rally past Seahawks to win Super Bowl XLIX

On Sunday, the New England Patriots became the sixth NFL franchise to win four Super Bowls with a 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks.

It was the fourth Super Bowl victory for New England’s coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady which makes them one of the most successful combinations of a coach and a quarterback in pro football history. 278 more words


Are traffic cameras unfair to drivers?

Since the Cedar Rapids traffic cameras were implemented in 2010, there have been many debates about whether the benefits of the cameras outweigh the disadvantages. 325 more words


Choosing a career is easier with right tools

Finding a career path that fits with all aspects of a student’s aspirations can be challenging.  Luckily, choosing and obtaining career doesn’t have to be as difficult thanks to some of the services Kirkwood Community College has to offer. 354 more words