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First lady Jill Biden speaks at the FFA Building on the Ankeny DMACC Campus Wednesday, Sept. 15. Photo courtesy Dan Ivis.

First lady advocates child tax credits at DMACC

September 17, 2021 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

First lady Jill Biden appeared on DMACC’s Ankeny campus at the FFA Enrichment Center on Wednesday, Sept. 15, to endorse a new Child Tax Credit, which appeared for a third time in the bank accounts of Iowans this week.  A limited audience of roughly 30 people consisting of Des MoinesRead More

The 2020 Study Abroad group holds a DMACC banner in front of Tower Bridge.

London Study Abroad set to return in 2022

April 24, 2021 at 3:49 pm 0 comments

With more and more people getting vaccinated in the United States and United Kingdom, the DMACC Study Abroad program is back on track and will travel to London in February 2022.  Bethany Sweeney, English and history professor at the DMACC Carroll campus and coordinator for the Study Abroad program, talkedRead More

DMACC looks to a “new normal” in the fall

DMACC looks to a “new normal” in the fall

April 2, 2021 at 11:19 am 0 comments

DMACC aims to bring back a “full and robust” schedule of face-to-face classes this fall, according to President Rob Denson in an email to faculty and staff earlier this month. Many pandemic policies will still be in place. Masks will still be required when everyone is inside and social distancingRead More

2020 Bingo ensamble, from left to right: Faruk Garibovic, Adam Horton, Kaylynn Bousman, Jessica Katzung, JaKharri McKinney

Students share their pandemic stories in “2020 Bingo”

March 26, 2021 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

This spring, the DMACC Ankeny Theatre program performed “2020 Bingo,” a devised theater piece, a form of creative collaborative theater that is developed entirely by the cast and crew. The performance featured stories inspired by the lives of the diverse 10-person cast and crew during the pandemic the past year.  Read More

Q&A with KCCI Producer Alex Payne

Q&A with KCCI Producer Alex Payne

December 11, 2020 at 1:46 pm 0 comments

I had the chance to sit down virtually with Alex Payne, a producer for KCCI and former DMACC student and editor of The Campus Chronicle, and talked to him about how COVID-19 has affected his everyday life and what he’s learned from his experience at DMACC. This interview has beenRead More

Xbox Series X Review

Xbox Series X Review

December 2, 2020 at 11:07 am 0 comments

The next generation of gaming consoles has finally arrived. Since 2013, the Xbox One and the PS4 have been the staple gaming consoles, but that is a thing of the past. The Xbox Series X and PS5 recently released, and they have taken gaming to a new level. I boughtRead More

Interview with Raygun’s Mike Draper

Interview with Raygun’s Mike Draper

November 18, 2020 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Raygun founder Mike Draper is masked up and discusses the pandemic and its effect on small businesses with the Chronicle staff via Zoom. You can find The Campus Chronicle Podcast  on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

LBJ vs. MJ

LBJ vs. MJ

November 9, 2020 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

Michael Jeffrey Jordan is an icon. He revolutionized what it means to be a sports superstar. He took the whole world by storm, and made the NBA the global game that it is today. His competitive fire and remarkable skills led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA championships in theRead More