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Zanzibar’s Coffee Adventure: a unique and cozy experience

From left to right: Zippy Chai Tea, Rose Lemonade, and Sweet Cream Coffee. Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure is open from 6:30 a.m to 7:00 p.m.
May 26, 2017

Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure, located at 2723 Ingersoll Avenue in Des Moines, is described as an "enduring, local art-filled coffee shop with in-house roasting and all-day breakfast in cozy surroundings....

Grocery Store Chicken Nugget Taste Test

Grocery Store Chicken Nugget Taste Test
May 26, 2017

Americans consume more chicken than anyone else in the world at over 90 pounds per capita, according to the National Chicken Council. One of the most popular ways to enjoy chicken is through the form of...

SmallCakes Cupcakery: everyday average cupcakes

SmallCakes Cupcakery: everyday average cupcakes
May 12, 2017

SmallCakes Cupcakery is a very small and very pink cupcake bakery located in West Des Moines at 6305 Mills Civic Parkway, Suite 3109. Selected by USA Today as one of the top cupcake shops in the nation,...

CPR: a life saving requirement

CPR: a life saving requirement
April 24, 2017

  As of 2016, 21 states require high school students to go through CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) training before graduation. Cardiac arrest is the leading cause of deaths in the United States...

Into the field of criminal justice

Jessica Orman '17 brushes magnetic powder to reveal her hand print. Students in DMACC's criminal justice program participate in labs every Thursday and Friday over material covered throughout the week.
March 10, 2017

Crime scene tape and blood stain stickers outline the window into the Ankeny Des Moines Area Community College's (DMACC) Career Academy Criminal Justice class, and posters of different variations of bloodstains...

Hurts Donut Company: creative flavors and donut masterpieces

Hurts Donut Company: creative flavors and donut masterpieces
February 23, 2017

At this point, almost everyone in the metro area has heard of or seen pictures of the donut masterpieces that derive from Hurts Donut Company. Located at 5513 Mills Civic Parkway in building #105, this...

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