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CiWeek speaker Jason Feifer discussed entrepreneurship and his work at the magazine on March 6. Photo by Hannah Bonnett.

Editor-in-Chief at Entrepreneur magazine speaks during 10th annual ciWeek

April 12, 2019 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

What is entrepreneurship and who is an entrepreneur? Jason Feifer, Editor-in-Chief of “Entrepreneur” magazine, set out to answer these questions in his presentation at DMACC’s tenth annual ciWeek event, held at the West Campus on March 6. Feifer, who became the Editor-in-Chief of “Entrepreneur” magazine in October of 2016, hasRead More

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Harris campaign launches caucus training on DMACC campus

March 29, 2019 at 10:51 am 0 comments

Presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ campaign announced in a press release Thursday that five Iowa colleges, including DMACC in Ankeny, will hold trainings teaching students about the caucus process and how to get involved in caucus organizing. The trainings will take place from April 16-18 where students will hear from theRead More

Pixar’s director of lighting speaks at ciWeek 2019

Pixar’s director of lighting speaks at ciWeek 2019

March 27, 2019 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Danielle Feinberg works at Pixar, but when she’s successful, you might never notice. As the director of lighting and photography, the goal of her work is to keep viewers from noticing what she has done and keep them immersed in the film. With 19 years and counting at Pixar, FeinbergRead More

Chef Roy Choi visits West campus for ciWeek

Chef Roy Choi visits West campus for ciWeek

March 27, 2019 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

Roy Choi, a world renowned chef, visited DMACC West Campus as a keynote speaker at the annual ciWeek event on Wednesday, March 6. Choi sat down with Dr. Anthony Paustian for a Q&A conversation. He shared his experience of growing up in a traditional Korean-American family in Los Angeles, andRead More

Opinion: Breaking the violent cycle: A new model for America

Opinion: Breaking the violent cycle: A new model for America

March 27, 2019 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

Gun violence is a repetitious, destructive force in the United States of America. Fortunately or unfortunately, the right of the American people to bear arms is protected by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Typical responses to mass shootings in movie theaters, workplaces, public schools, places of worship, andRead More

Q&A with Poet Jericho Brown

Q&A with Poet Jericho Brown

March 27, 2019 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

DMACC’s annual Celebration of the Literary Arts will take place this year April 8 through the 10. This is the Celebration of the Literary Arts 17th year in action and will feature a mixture of national and local writers from various backgrounds. This event gives students the opportunity to engageRead More

DMACC Board approves arming security

DMACC Board approves arming security

March 27, 2019 at 11:03 am 0 comments

The DMACC Board of Directors authorized administration to increase security on all six campuses, including the ability to hire armed personnel, during a March 11 meeting at the Newton campus. Following the board’s unanimous vote, a March 12 press release announced a plan to bring armed security to DMACC beginningRead More

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DMACC Basketball Ends Best Season In 4 Years

March 11, 2019 at 11:52 am 0 comments

The DMACC men’s basketball season came to a close Thursday when they fell to #2 Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids by the score 87-77 in the second round of conference postseason action. This was the Bears third matchup against Kirkwood this year, and although they lost each game, this 10-point decisionRead More