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Iowa Education: Community colleges falling behind in per-pupil state funding

November 28, 2018 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

The original legislation that founded community colleges in Iowa was introduced in 1965 by Senator Jack Kibbie, and tuition was a mere $25-30 per credit hour according to Jim Stick, dean of liberal arts at DMACC. Since then, Iowa’s community colleges have expanded and become invaluable assets to the healthRead More

Starting on a high note: DMACC’s new music director James Thompson

Starting on a high note: DMACC’s new music director James Thompson

November 28, 2018 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Interested in completing a music program here at DMACC? Don’t fret. DMACC’s new Music Department Chairman James Thompson plans to compose the now-minor music education program into a major transferring opportunity. After finishing his degree in Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Iowa in 2013, Thompson had theRead More

‘Ghost Bike’ is an emotional ride

‘Ghost Bike’ is an emotional ride

November 28, 2018 at 11:40 am 0 comments

In “Ghost Bike,” the underworld came to life; but it was reinvented, Chicago-style. This contemporary production was visibly influenced by Chicago bike culture as well as ancient mythologies. The play largely follows Ora after her best friend Eddie is hit by a car while riding his bicycle. Just before theRead More

Dyllan Robinson dunks over a Metropolitan defender. Photo courtesy DMACC Athletics.

DMACC Wins Both Games in Home Invitational

November 19, 2018 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

DMACC’s men’s basketball team won both games of their home invitational in Boone last weekend. The Bears first game of the Baymont Inn & Suites Classic was against County Upper Academy on Friday evening, which the Bears won by a score of 110 to 38. The second contest for theRead More

Bears Mop Up JV Competition

Bears Mop Up JV Competition

November 7, 2018 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

The DMACC men’s basketball team defeated Graceland JV Tuesday night by a score of 93-46. The Bears are now 3-0 and averaging 97 points per game while holding opponents to an average of 55 points each game. The Bears were led in scoring by freshman Tray Buchanan with 24 pointsRead More

DMACC 2018-19 Men's Basketball team

DMACC Begins Regular Season With Statement Win

November 2, 2018 at 10:33 pm 0 comments

The DMACC men’s basketball team started the 2018-19 season with a statement win over William Penn JV, winning by a score of 116-48 Wednesday night. The Bears had six players in double digits, and led by 34 points at halftime. Sophomore Zaire Swaby led the Bears with 22 points onRead More

The real #HIMTOO

November 2, 2018 at 11:06 am 0 comments

By Amy Yager, Guest Writer Recently, a serious issue going on our country was brought into the limelight for a very short time when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford stepped forward and accused supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault while they were in college. As Dr. Ford’s claims wereRead More

The importance of maintaining self esteem

November 2, 2018 at 11:05 am 0 comments

By Zena Courtier, Guest Writer Body image and self esteem issues are not an uncommon thing to deal with. After graduating high school I went through a period of time where I truly felt not confident in my appearance, my knowledge, and my overall capabilities. While I was not ableRead More