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Accounting class raises money for Doctors Without Borders

November 1, 2017 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

The Accounting Professionalism course at DMACC is raising money to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Joseph Mueller, President of the effort, had this to say about why they chose Doctors Without Borders. “I suggested we do Doctors Without Borders because several of our students in that class come from other countriesRead More

Men are pigs and women are sheep

Men are pigs and women are sheep

November 1, 2017 at 11:21 am 0 comments

   “Men are pigs and women are sheep.” This was a favorite saying of a man I worked for for just under a decade. We worked for an industry that is a sort of subcategory of the entertainment biz, training exotic animals for appearances in movies and television and performingRead More

Brady Mooers

Make American Soccer Great

November 1, 2017 at 11:14 am 0 comments

As many of you may know, the United States Men’s Soccer team failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986. At first glance, this looks tragic. We’re a country with over 300 million people and we lose to a country with a population of roughlyRead More

YesYes Book Tour: left to right Lynn Melnick, Raena Shirali, Brandon Courtney. 
Photo by: Hannah Rothamel.

YesYes authors read their work

November 1, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

In case you missed authors Lynn Melnick, Brandon Courtney, and Raena Shirali’s book tour stop at DMACC on Oct. 16. Published with the independent press YesYes Books, each author brought a series of poems to share. Lynn Melnick read from her recently published work “Landscape with Sex and Violence.” ItRead More

Hilary Hamilton

Our Cosmetics Culture: A Real Life Horror Story

November 1, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

I first started playing with makeup and skin care when I was in junior high.  I can clearly picture my Bonnebell lip gloss, my Clinique Happy perfume and St. Ives Apricot Scrub lining my shelf in the bathroom medicine cabinet. Two years ago when I first saw the Jessica Melody’sRead More

Liberia: A history of Americans in exile

Liberia: A history of Americans in exile

November 1, 2017 at 11:03 am 0 comments

Most people don’t think of the United States as a point of departure, but Dr. Claude Clegg of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, addressed 91 students on Oct. 25 to discuss Liberia, a nation with a history of Americans in exile. It is typical, Dr. Clegg said, that UnitedRead More

27 colleges come to DMACC for semi-annual transfer fair

27 colleges come to DMACC for semi-annual transfer fair

November 1, 2017 at 10:37 am 0 comments

DMACC holds a transfer fair in the fall and spring, which presents students with an opportunity to meet admission counselors from other colleges around the area. This year the transfer fair was held on Oct. 11 and 27 different colleges from state schools around Iowa to colleges in surrounding statesRead More

Eyewitness recounts events leading up to sexual assault

Eyewitness recounts events leading up to sexual assault

November 1, 2017 at 9:16 am 0 comments

In the early hours of Sunday, Oct. 1, Ankeny Police responded to a sexual assault report at the Campus Town Apartments. The DMACC student who was the victim was treated for her injuries later that night. The Chronicle spoke with an eyewitness who was in the same room just hoursRead More