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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

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

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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

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

Opinion: The wage gap isn’t what you think it is … Or is it?

Opinion: The wage gap isn’t what you think it is … Or is it?

February 27, 2019 at 11:28 am 0 comments

The wage gap has become a heavily-contested, hot-button issue with the rising clash of ‘SJW liberal snowflakes rekt’ YouTube compilations from anti-feminists, and a ‘#woke’ Twitter culture holding politics and individuals under a left-leaning microscope. Of course we have all heard the long-standing statistic that women make 75 to 82Read More

Opinion: Stay gucci, avoid shade: Getting lit with woke slang (yeet)

Opinion: Stay gucci, avoid shade: Getting lit with woke slang (yeet)

February 27, 2019 at 10:59 am 0 comments

Day by day we see the English language evolve, and with it the phrases and terms we use. Gone are the days of radical, gnarly terms and groovy language. Away with the classic “talk to the hand,” “eat my shorts,” and like totally righteous words. Like, why can’t slang justRead More

Sarah Bogaards (editor)

Opinion: Iowa winters call for better driving

February 27, 2019 at 10:54 am 0 comments

Ah, Iowa winter. After several mild years, it has emerged from hibernation, not with the same vengeance we have known in the past, but still enough to keep us tucked inside and off the roads. I do not think many Iowa natives would deny the fun of sledding down hugeRead More