Articles by: Sarah Bogaards

Opinion: Try yoga to get results and find mindfulness

Opinion: Try yoga to get results and find mindfulness

February 4, 2019 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Over the past several years, I have developed a belief in practicing balance on a daily basis. I am both indecisive and a people pleaser, so, if I could avoid picking sides in any circumstance, I would. I have tried and succeeded in gaining distance from both of those habits,Read More

After split with Liberal Arts, SEMSS moves to Building 9

After split with Liberal Arts, SEMSS moves to Building 9

February 4, 2019 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

When students step into the main entrance of Building 9, they may wonder if they are in the right place. Where vending machines and a glass display case stood last semester, students will now find renovated office spaces for the brand new sciences division. Plans were laid to make BuildingRead More

Sarah Bogaards (editor)

Opinion: A case for arming DMACC security

November 28, 2018 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

One day during my junior year of high school, I was in Mr. Hammerand’s chemistry class when there was a lockdown drill. “We are in lockdown. We are in lockdown,” the secretary announced over the intercom. For the drill we sat behind lab tables for about 10 minutes. However, beforeRead More

Sarah Bogaards (editor)

Iowa Education: Community colleges falling behind in per-pupil state funding

November 28, 2018 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

The original legislation that founded community colleges in Iowa was introduced in 1965 by Senator Jack Kibbie, and tuition was a mere $25-30 per credit hour according to Jim Stick, dean of liberal arts at DMACC. Since then, Iowa’s community colleges have expanded and become invaluable assets to the healthRead More

‘Ghost Bike’ is an emotional ride

‘Ghost Bike’ is an emotional ride

November 28, 2018 at 11:40 am 0 comments

In “Ghost Bike,” the underworld came to life; but it was reinvented, Chicago-style. This contemporary production was visibly influenced by Chicago bike culture as well as ancient mythologies. The play largely follows Ora after her best friend Eddie is hit by a car while riding his bicycle. Just before theRead More

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News Briefs, October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 at 9:04 am 0 comments

Report of sexual assault at Campus View DMACC students, faculty and staff received email notification of an alleged sexual assault that took place the morning of Sept. 21 at Campus View Apartments, the complex located adjacent to Ankeny campus. The email, sent by Jay Tiefenthaler, Director of Energy, Safety andRead More

“Ghost Bike”: A mythical tale of loss and adventure, premieres tonight

“Ghost Bike”: A mythical tale of loss and adventure, premieres tonight

October 31, 2018 at 8:28 am 0 comments

In its first foray into co-production, the DMACC Ankeny Theater Department has teamed up with Grandview University to present “Ghost Bike.” This play begins with two best friends; Ora and Eddie. They ride their bikes all over Chicago together, until one fateful day while Eddie is out on his bike,Read More

Sarah Bogaards (editor)

Reynolds and Hubbell focus on healthcare, taxes in first debate

October 11, 2018 at 9:26 am 0 comments

Gov. Kim Reynolds and opponent Fred Hubbell took to the debate floor for the first time Wednesday night at the DMACC campus in Ankeny to express their views publicly. The auditorium of Building 6 was divided in half, one side occupied by Hubbell’s supporters, the other by Reynolds’. Regardless, byRead More