Des Moines columnist Rekha Basu

Exploring social justice and equality with Register’s Rekha Basu

October 18, 2017 at 10:16 am 0 comments

By Loretta McGraw, special to the Chronicle Rekha Basu, opinion columnist for the Des Moines Register, says the most negative responses she has received were in response to columns on interracial relationships, gay rights, and abortion rights. Sometimes Basu receives hate mail, particularly in response to controversial subjects. Readers tendRead More

Clubs looking for new members

Clubs looking for new members

October 11, 2017 at 11:49 am 0 comments

There are nearly 50 clubs and organizations on DMACC’s Ankeny Campus this semester. The benefits of joining one are immense: make new friends, find a subject you’re passionate about, network with staff and faculty… It’s time to get involved. Here are a few clubs on campus that are looking forRead More

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Advice from a Trail Point novice

September 22, 2017 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Did you know that if you take six credits or more you have access to free membership at Trail Point? As a person who fits into this criteria, I decided to check it out. Here’s what I learned: Signing up is shockingly easy. I just walked up looking confused andRead More

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Defining DMACC

September 20, 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

What’s the best advice you can give? Tiffany: “You come first because you can’t really trust anyone else; you have to be there for yourself. You can’t rely on other people. You have to make sure you’re happy to be there for yourself. It is a lesson that took meRead More

Des Moines Area Food Trucks

Des Moines Area Food Trucks

April 19, 2017 at 10:31 am 0 comments

Food trucks have been trendy lately especially in Des Moines. They have been popping up in the area and there are now more than 20 in Des Moines. Des Moines recently approved a new pilot program that requires vendors to license their truck with the city. This program has fourRead More

“Fools” comes to DMACC

“Fools” comes to DMACC

April 12, 2017 at 10:30 am 1 comment

After a yearlong hiatus, DMACC theatre returns with the production of “Fools.” Under new direction, with new actors, and in the new Black Box Theatre, Neil Simon’s comedy from the 80s is set in the 1890s. The new theatre instructor Carl Lindberg directs the show. He came to DMACC fromRead More

Charles D'Ambrosio

Q&A with author Charles D’Ambrosio

March 31, 2017 at 9:53 am 0 comments

Celebration of Literary Arts at DMACC is April 3-5. Charles D’Ambrosio from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop will be coming Wednesday April 5 at 12:50 p.m. in Building 2, room 25B for a reading and book signing. How did you become interested in writing short stories/ fiction? —I have to say there wasRead More

ciWeek brings writers, and astronauts to West Campus

ciWeek brings writers, and astronauts to West Campus

March 22, 2017 at 10:48 am 0 comments

The event, held Feb. 27 to Mar. 3, shows students the importance of overcoming adversity. Wednesday showcased the lives and innovation of many people including champion beatboxer Kaila Mullady, respected sound engineer Greg Russell, astronaut Ken Mattingly, and Olympic gold medalist Dan Gable. Kaila Mullady is the world champion beatboxer.Read More