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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

Tray Buchanan rises over an Ellsworth defender

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

Ankeny growth leads to more entertainment options for students

Ankeny growth leads to more entertainment options for students

February 27, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

As the community surrounding DMACC grows, its students have many options for restaurants to try out, fun places to go with friends on the weekend, as well as lots of job opportunities close to campus. If you are in the mood for a sweet treat, Sweet Swirls Rolled Ice CreamRead More

Spring into DMACC showcases on campus clubs and services

Spring into DMACC showcases on campus clubs and services

February 27, 2019 at 11:40 am 0 comments

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, the Student Activity Council held its Spring into DMACC event in the Building 5 student center. Around 30 student clubs and school resources set up tables to showcase a variety of the activities, support services, and opportunities available at DMACC. Some of the displays included informationRead More

Roll with the punches at DMACC’s newest gaming club

Roll with the punches at DMACC’s newest gaming club

February 27, 2019 at 10:48 am 0 comments

The newest DMACC club, The Tabletop Collective, held its first gaming session on Feb. 8 following a week of preparations and character creation. Before the game began, Evan Davis, president of the club and Game Master of the campaign, addressed the group: “Alright everybody, I’m going to get something toRead More