Articles by: Aaron Adams

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

DMACC English Professor Lauren Rice

Remembering DMACC Professor Lauren Rice

April 9, 2020 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

On Sunday April 5, DMACC Professor Lauren Rice was killed in a hit-and-run incident near her home in the Beaverdale neighborhood of Des Moines.  Around 8 a.m., Rice was walking her dog when a driver struck her with a truck at a high rate of speed; police said they believeRead More

Missing The Little Things During Quarantine

Missing The Little Things During Quarantine

March 30, 2020 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

With the spread of COVID-19, our normal lives have been put on hold. Many businesses have temporarily shut down, and people have been advised to stay in their homes. While this will help slow the spread of the virus, one can’t help but miss normal life and all the littleRead More

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Iowa colleges respond to COVID-19

March 11, 2020 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

DMACC has announced that face-to-face classes will be postponed after spring break until further notice, although they will continue online. An email to students stated that between March 23 and 28 there will be no face-to-face classes, and beginning March 30 all classes will be strictly online. However, select lab-basedRead More

Philosophies differ on the use of tech in the classroom

Philosophies differ on the use of tech in the classroom

March 4, 2020 at 11:44 am 0 comments

In a modern classroom setting, one may find two kinds of students: some who use their laptop to take notes and organize materials, and others who use traditional paper and pencil. Professors today are forced to adapt to this change, which causes a divide in expectations between themselves and theirRead More

Oscars Prediction Podcast

Oscars Prediction Podcast

February 10, 2020 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Cole, Justin, and Aaron discuss their predictions for the 2020 Oscars!

DMACC team to climb stairs for good cause in March

DMACC team to climb stairs for good cause in March

February 4, 2020 at 8:47 am 0 comments

This March, teams are racing up Des Moines’s tallest buildings, floor by floor, to raise money for the American Lung Association in the annual Fight For Air Climb. DMACC Security Supervisor and team captain Terry Harrison has participated in the event for nine years, and speaks about how he gotRead More