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A reaction to the State of the Union

February 12, 2018 at 11:59 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump’s 2018 State of the Union began by painting the previous year as a success. The hardships that took place during 2017 like the hurricanes and wildfires were conveyed as evidence of America’s strength. There is a general attitude about politicians that acknowledges that they will obviously alterRead More

Opinion: An inspiring speech from Oprah provokes a media storm

Opinion: An inspiring speech from Oprah provokes a media storm

February 7, 2018 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

I try not to underestimate the weight words can carry. A speech like Oprah’s in acceptance of her Cecil B. DeMille award at the Golden Globes was nothing short of influential, boldly shining a light on the sexual harassment charges spreading throughout Hollywood. The “Time’s Up” movement was the centerRead More

Opinion: A satirical stance on social media challenges

Opinion: A satirical stance on social media challenges

February 7, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

My generation has seen its fair share of odd internet challenges, the gallon milk challenge, the cinnamon challenge, chubby bunny, and most recently the Tide Pod challenge. I believe this is one of the bad effects of social media; the drive to want to become viral and have the entireRead More

An argument for bringing baseball back to Iowa State

An argument for bringing baseball back to Iowa State

February 7, 2018 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Iowa State University is a nationally-recognized institution. Many of its collegiate sports have been in the national spotlight on and off for many years for their respectful successes. One sport in particular isn’t in the picture, and hasn’t been for nearly 17 years. I’m talking about men’s baseball, which usedRead More

Opinion: Trump’s policies politicized by Washington

Opinion: Trump’s policies politicized by Washington

February 7, 2018 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

Donald Trump began his unconventional campaign to become President of the United States by pledging to voters to “Make America Great Again”! To accomplish this, he proposed to make changes in healthcare, taxes, immigration, trade and foreign policy. His method of communicating and promoting to achieve his goals is genuinelyRead More

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Profile: Whitney Riggs

February 7, 2018 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

DMACC Advisor Whitney Riggs is someone you may have seen advising students, teaching an Honors or Student Development class, or even leading a committee. She is one of those staff members here at DMACC that can’t seem to sit still. Riggs has held many positions here at DMACC, starting inRead More

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Profile: Gary Titchener

February 7, 2018 at 11:58 am 0 comments

DMACC is an institution known for diversity in its students; coming from every walk of life to seek out new knowledge. The standard of open admission provides opportunity for whatever students need most. For some, like our own Professor Gary Titchener, DMACC was there for him when he began hisRead More

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Profile: Paul Byrd

February 7, 2018 at 11:54 am 0 comments

If you’ve taken any sort of government, history, foreign affairs, or contemporary issues class, you’ve probably had a professor named Paul Byrd. Byrd is a very outgoing personality with a passion for telling stories to brighten up the classroom and involve as many students as possible. Byrd has been aRead More