Articles by: Paul Robidoux

DMACC 2018-19 Men's Basketball team

DMACC Begins Regular Season With Statement Win

November 2, 2018 at 10:33 pm 0 comments

The DMACC men’s basketball team started the 2018-19 season with a statement win over William Penn JV, winning by a score of 116-48 Wednesday night. The Bears had six players in double digits, and led by 34 points at halftime. Sophomore Zaire Swaby led the Bears with 22 points onRead More

Photo by: Bailey Perkins

Update: DMACC administration considers arming security

October 31, 2018 at 8:47 am 0 comments

The motion to arm security on campus, specifically in Buildings 5 and 9, has not moved forward yet, according to Jay Tiefenthaler, director of campus security at DMACC. “Currently we are still in the evaluation phase,” Tiefenthaler said about the proposal. He said he would like to see more studentRead More

Paul Robidoux

Opinion: Don’t vote? Don’t complain

October 30, 2018 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

Growing up, I was excited to turn 18, to be able to vote. In my house, my parents voted in every local, state, and national election. My dad would tell me that a school board or county supervisor vote is potentially more important than the presidential election because they couldRead More

Amber Dilsaver and Gill Tupper rise for a block against Iowa Central.

DMACC Volleyball Ends Regular Season

October 26, 2018 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

The DMACC 2018 volleyball regular season ended with contrasting games. The Bears dominated Southwestern at DMACC’s sophomore night on Oct. 17 by a score of 3-0. The Bears never allowed the Spartans to score even 15 points in any set. Gill Tupper was one of the sophomores honored in herRead More

Libertarian candidate for governor, Jake Porter. Photo courtesy jake-porter.org.

Post-Debate Interview with Jake Porter

October 11, 2018 at 9:07 am 0 comments

During Wednesday’s gubernatorial debate in the DMACC auditorium, supporters of Hubbell and Reynolds took turns cheering and applauding when their respective candidate made a strong point. But the loudest noise came from outside the building. Jake Porter, the Libertarian party candidate who was not invited to participate in the debate,Read More

Paul Robidoux

Dear college: please don’t let me down

October 10, 2018 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

What would be the worst possible outcome from my college experience? I fear spending all this money and time on a degree then not being able to find a career in my field of study. What I expect from college, nay, what I pray and hope for from college isRead More

Paul Robidoux

Sciences split from Liberal Arts

October 10, 2018 at 8:31 am 0 comments

Students may notice a change in venue for psychology and sociology classes this spring. The Ankeny campus is currently in the process of moving those social sciences classes out of Building 2, and into Building 9. This is part of a split from the Liberal Arts program where the science,Read More

Devonta Prince slams home 2 of his 8 points vs Black Hawk-Moline on Saturday

DMACC Starts Season 3-0 in Saturday’s Exhibitions

October 8, 2018 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

Last Saturday the DMACC men’s basketball team played three exhibition games in the JUCO Jam, winning all three. The Bears first game was against Black Hawk-Moline, Ill., which the Bears won by a score of 49-33. Unofficial stats for the Bears had freshman Zach Lester leading the team with 11Read More