Opinion: The importance of court reporters

April 6, 2019 at 12:22 pm 1 comment

Guest column by Madelyn Schmidt As the world has recently undergone dramatic technological advancements, societies of developed countries have stood by, amazed at the disappearance of jobs they formerly considered irreplaceable. Unnervingly efficient mechanical substitutes have taken the place of scores of factory workers, customer support representatives, and even groceryRead More

Abby Buchanan

Opinion: Online media creates political echo chambers

April 1, 2019 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Whenever I discuss politics with my mothers we tend to run into trouble fully understanding each other’s perspectives. This trouble of bridging the gap between our politics has made me question how our understanding of the world could be so different while experiencing the same current events. Each of ourRead More

Make friends, find success

Make friends, find success

March 29, 2019 at 10:15 am 0 comments

Guest column written by Academic Adviser Matt Sprengeler I have a problem. There’s this great piece of advice I want to share. Heck, if you’re a DMACC student, your tuition dollars are already paying me to give you advice like this. And I’ve been doing this for years and years,Read More

“Fuddy Meers” has audience members rolling in their chairs

“Fuddy Meers” has audience members rolling in their chairs

March 27, 2019 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

Imagine waking up every morning with no memory of your past. Once you open your eyes, you are immediately tasked with relearning every aspect of your life from scratch. This was the reality for Claire, who wakes up each morning with a blank slate, yet always eager to relearn herRead More

Anthony Arroyo (Photo editor)

Opinion: #DoesDMACCLoveMe

March 27, 2019 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

On February 21, students from the University of Iowa started a movement on social media with the hashtag #DoesUIowaLoveMe. This movement started after the University of Iowa began a social media campaign to celebrate the 172nd birthday of the university using the hashtag #iloveUIOWA. The hashtag #DoesUIowaLoveMe was used byRead More

Sarah Bogaards (editor)

Opinion: Agreement on better mental health care for Iowa’s schools signals larger shift

March 27, 2019 at 12:05 pm 1 comment

Mental health is an issue which has long been subject to societal attitudes, and I’m glad to say I believe American society is at a turning point in its views of mental illnesses and those who live with them. Clifford Beers is credited with the first pointed effort to battleRead More

Hannah Bonnett

Opinion: Senator Sanders makes a second run for president

February 27, 2019 at 1:07 pm 0 comments

Bernie Sanders announced his bid as a 2020 presidential candidate on Feb. 19 through a video posted to Twitter. In the video, he outlined his platform for the upcoming 2020 presidential election It includes free college tuition, a Medicare for all plan, raising the national minimum wage to $15, endingRead More

Expand your horizons through travel, lectures, news

Expand your horizons through travel, lectures, news

February 27, 2019 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

I spent my formative years from colicky infancy to teenage rebellion socialized in Midwestern values by church-going folks who called rural Iowa home. My hometown of Humboldt is nestled among orderly rows of corn and soybean plants in the north central region of the state. When I was a child,Read More