Archive for April, 2020

Building 5, DMACC Ankeny Campus. Photo by Andy Langager

DMACC professors adapt to all online classes

April 27, 2020 at 11:58 am 1 comment

By Chronicle Staff Since the widespread outbreak of coronavirus, COVID-19, DMACC faculty have been working to find a solution to continue classes in an online setting.  Many classes are fairly straight-forward to transition online, but other programs can be a bit more difficult, especially those that require a more hands-onRead More

Productively procrastinating amidst a pandemic

Productively procrastinating amidst a pandemic

April 27, 2020 at 11:57 am 1 comment

When the threat of COVID-19 led to all college campuses closing, my lifestyle took a major, yet not unfamiliar turn. Confined to a farmhouse, surrounded by seven family members — not to mention 24 chickens, eight horses, and two large dogs — and schooling at home, my life is almostRead More

Lilly Hiatt shines on new album “Walking Proof”

Lilly Hiatt shines on new album “Walking Proof”

April 24, 2020 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

Last year Lilly Hiatt posted a picture on her Instagram capturing the reorganization of her beloved vinyl collection. A wide variety of albums by artists such as John Lennon, Loretta Lynn, Pearl Jam, and Kacey Musgraves filled the room with little carpet to show underneath. It is Hiatt’s ability toRead More

What will you do when this is over?

What will you do when this is over?

April 24, 2020 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

Trying to look ahead to happier times, The Chronicle staff discusses the first thing they’ll do when the COVID-19 crisis is over.

Podcast recommendations to feel less lonely

Podcast recommendations to feel less lonely

April 22, 2020 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

Over the years, the popularity of podcasts has increased drastically. Now, there are so many options when trying to find something to listen to, it can be overwhelming. As someone who’s been listening to podcasts for years, I’ll offer some of my favorite podcasts to help start your search.  OneRead More

Fully formed "chaffle" sandwich, where the bread is replaced with an egg and cheese mixture. Photo by Cole Griffin

Can I offer you a nice egg in this trying time?

April 22, 2020 at 1:59 pm 1 comment

Whether scrambled, fried, over easy, hard-boiled, or sunny side up, eggs are a great source of protein and are easy to prepare. However, not every egg preparation is valued equally, and some are more appropriate than others depending on the purpose for which they are being made. If I amRead More

The staff talk about ‘petty disgusts’

The staff talk about ‘petty disgusts’

April 22, 2020 at 1:49 pm 0 comments

What are little things that gross you out? The Chronicle crew share their thoughts!

Holly Clark, Community Engagement and Diversity Initiatives Program Coordinator. Photo courtesy DMACC.

DMACC adds Community Engagement and Diversity coordinator

April 22, 2020 at 1:38 pm 1 comment

Applying to college can be scary, especially when you have no guidance and you don’t even know where to start.  Luckily, DMACC has people like Holly Clark set on making your transition to college as successful as possible, and help you feel secure along the way. Holly is the newRead More