Archive for February, 2018

Fake Instagram “Finsta” accounts trend as private way to share photos with friends

Fake Instagram “Finsta” accounts trend as private way to share photos with friends

February 28, 2018 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

Instagram: where most people go to share their perfectly edited pictures, at the perfect posting times, to get the most possible likes. However, have you ever had that funny drinking picture, that disgusting triple chin selfie, or just needed some place to vent, and wanted to post about it? Well,Read More

One-on-One with Matt Sprengeler

One-on-One with Matt Sprengeler

February 28, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

On this episode, Bailey Perkins sits down with Matt Sprengeler, an Academic Advisor for the Ankeny Campus.

The LGBTQ+ and DMACC Democrats Club panel : Back: Reyma McCoy McDeid, Austin Frerick, Rep. Liz Bennett, Jerson  Valenzuela, Bailey Perkins. 
  Front: Arissa Jensen

LGBTQ+ Club, DMACC Democrats host panel discussion

February 28, 2018 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

On February 14, the LGBTQ+ Club partnered with the DMACC Democrats, a new club on campus, to host a panel on activism and representation of the community in politics. Students, professors, civilians, and politicians alike, gathered in the Building 6 auditorium for the panel. The panel was moderated by BaileyRead More

Tiffany Liechty, Alex Brown and David Korkow rehearsing under the direction of Carl Lindberg
Photo courtesy of: Bailey Perkins

Director Carl Lindberg Brings “Mauritius” to DMACC

February 28, 2018 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

Stamps. Fifty cents each at your local post office. Honestly, who even mails things these days anyway? Stamps are pretty much irrelevant. Except when two measly little stamps could be worth a small fortune. “Mauritius,” written by Theresa Rebeck, directed by DMACC professor Carl Lindberg, is a play, literally, aboutRead More

Josiah Sutton

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

A glimpse of Des Moines through a photographer’s eyes: Anthony Arroyo

A glimpse of Des Moines through a photographer’s eyes: Anthony Arroyo

February 7, 2018 at 12:27 pm 0 comments
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