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The Salt Company Conference – 2018

The Salt Company Conference – 2018

March 2, 2018 at 11:14 am 0 comments

The Salt Company Conference is an annual gathering of college students from major universities’ Salt Companies around the midwest. This year, it was held in Des Moines at the Iowa Events Center with speakers Aaron Rodgers, Rob Warren, Jake Each and Ankeny’s Salt Company Director, Austin Wadlow. This year thereRead More

Q&A with social media “influencers”

Q&A with social media “influencers”

March 2, 2018 at 11:03 am 0 comments

MyCasualLife Spencer Christian How did you get your start as an “influencer”? I started MyCasualLife on Instagram over 4 years ago as a hobby and creative outlet for men’s style. I definitely don’t see myself as an ‘Influencer’ because that was never my intention or goal. Instead, I prefer toRead More

Relationship Goals: A five week series on what the Bible says about relationships

Relationship Goals: A five week series on what the Bible says about relationships

March 2, 2018 at 11:02 am 0 comments

Austin Wadlow, the Salt Company Director at Keystone Church, preached a relationship goals series every Thursday night from Jan. 11-Feb. 8. The series was about what the Bible says about relationships. Austin teaches through personal experiences and humor, which Salt Company goers enjoy and relate to themselves. His wife, LesleyRead More

One-on-One with Patsy Steffen

One-on-One with Patsy Steffen

March 2, 2018 at 10:16 am 0 comments

In this episode Bailey sits down to Patsy Steffen, an Education Professor here at DMACC.

Taylor Burns (Managing Editor)

My new perspective on parents

March 2, 2018 at 8:52 am 0 comments

I remember a specific night when I was in middle school. I was freaking out on my parents, literally throwing a tantrum about something so stupid. I was on the floor crying and screaming, and I remember looking up and they were just kind of laughing at me. It’s embarrassingRead More

The great divide: Iowa bill threatens public school funding

The great divide: Iowa bill threatens public school funding

March 2, 2018 at 8:50 am 0 comments

When kids are little, we ask them something like, ‘Would you like to wear your red shirt or your green shirt today?’ This is an elementary principle which later down the line helps us develop our opinions about more complex matters. Having options encourages critical thinking; equipping us with theRead More

Victoria Story (Editor)

Gun Control: Doing nothing has never solved anything

March 2, 2018 at 8:48 am 0 comments

A mass shooting is defined by the Gun Violence Archive as a single incident where four or more people where shot or killed by a single shooter not including the shooter at the same general time and location. If we go by this definition, as of Feb. 14 there haveRead More

Fake Instagram“Finsta” accounts trend as private way to share photos with friends

Fake Instagram“Finsta” accounts trend as private way to share photos with friends

February 28, 2018 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

Instagram: where most people go to share their perfectly edited pictures, at the perfect posting times, to get the most possible likes. However, have you ever had that funny drinking picture, that disgusting triple chin selfie, or just needed some place to vent, and wanted to post about it? Well,Read More