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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

DMACC sees budget cutbacks due to low enrollment

DMACC sees budget cutbacks due to low enrollment

November 9, 2020 at 11:41 am 0 comments

DMACC will see a shortfall of $2.3 million due to low enrollment, according to an email President Rob Denson sent to DMACC faculty and staff on Sept. 15.  “This Fall, DMACC is facing the worst enrollment decline in my 17 years as President, and likely in the College’s history, downRead More

DMACC security fights back against COVID-19

DMACC security fights back against COVID-19

November 6, 2020 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

COVID-19 cases in Iowa have continued to rise, Friday alone saw 3,533 new cases and 912 hospitalizations. Despite this, DMACC’s campus security has been facing the challenge head-on.  When COVID-19 first hit the country and colleges began going virtual, security was faced with uncertainty. Director of Campus Safety Jay TiefenthalerRead More