LIVE JMC 67 Radio Production – “The Tenth Planet”

For my JMC 67 (Audio Writing & Production) course we redid a radio broadcast from 1952 in our studio. We created this segment with live soundeffects, as well as live voice-actors and all the works. Everything you hear in this segment was done live, from the voices of the characters, to the commercials and announcers, …
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7th Annual Holiday Market at Central Presbyterian Church

Families finished their holiday shopping this past weekend when artisans from all over Iowa came to visit and cater to the Des Moines community. On  Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3, the Central Presbyterian Church held its seventh annual holiday market.  Vendors paid a fixed fee to the church for their spot in the …
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Renovations to Come to Grinnell Historical Museum Before Re-Open This Fall

With cold weather rushing in, most of us are looking forward for spring to return. With it’s return, you may want to check out the newly renovated Grinnell Historical Museum located 45 minutes away from Des Moines. While the museum will not be open until the spring of 2017, board members are currently renovating and restoring …
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Pokémon Go! to Release New Updates

​In an attempt to reboot their fanbase, Niantic, Inc. plans to introduce new updates every two weeks to their game, Pokémon Go!. While players seemed to have lingered from this game over the past few months, they have also lingered from the Pokéstop-heavy Pappajohn Sculpture Park. For those who want more information about the game …
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The 26th Annual Night Eyes Is Underway

Children disguised as their favorite characters and mythical beasts while they visit lions, tigers, and… prairie dogs? Blank Park Zoo hosts their two-weekend 26th annual Night Eyes starting Oct. 20. Although guests only had limited access to the zoo’s animals, families could still view select birds, primates, and big cats. Admission is less than half price, …
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Living History Farms Hosts The Wall That Heals

This past weekend, The Wall That Heals visited the Urbandale community to honor more than 58,000 men and women who gave their lives in their service to the Vietnam War. Living History Farms hosted the wall for the public to visit for free from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 in their front lawn. Volunteer Rich Schmidt spoke about his …
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“Pettiness” of presidential candidates increases

As the election comes closer, tension between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump seem to become more evident. Claims from Clinton include stating “every time I think about Trump I get allergic” while Trump has labeled Clinton as the “co-founder” of ISIS. Drake University sophomore Noah Daniels expresses his views on the way these adversaries have …
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