Archive for April, 2016

DMACC 2016 Fashion Show  “Unlocked”

DMACC 2016 Fashion Show “Unlocked”

April 27, 2016 at 11:35 am 0 comments

By Mia Wang, Staff Writer On Friday April 15, 2016, DMACC hosted it’s 2016 Fashion Show “Unlocked” at West End Architectural Salvage in Des Moines.” The fashion show featured avant garde style fashions without traditional textiles. The fashion show provided an opportunity for students in the fashion program at DMACC toRead More

London Study Abroad program hosts British Food Festival

London Study Abroad program hosts British Food Festival

April 27, 2016 at 11:11 am 0 comments

On Monday April 25, 2016, DMACC’s Ankeny campus hosted a British  Food Festival to promote their Spring Semester in England program. This program allows students the opportunity to spend eight weeks studying in England. The ten week semester is split; two weeks are spent at DMACC to begin classes andRead More

Why do girls wear makeup

April 27, 2016 at 11:08 am 0 comments

by Mia Wang In the past few weeks, I have been noticing a lot that girls who love makeup are almost ashamed to admit that using makeup makes them happy. I still remember last weekend, my boyfriend and I planned to go out for a quick lunch and do someRead More

If you don’t know what to call me, please call me “Sir.”

April 27, 2016 at 11:06 am 0 comments

In the last issue of Campus Chronicle, my colleague Marian Stimson wrote a great opinion piece called “Please stop calling me ma’am (thanks!).” And while discussing with other newspaper staff I brought up my experience in this same area and some contrasting opinions on the subject. Sometimes I like beingRead More

Speech Professor Judith Vogel retires

Speech Professor Judith Vogel retires

April 27, 2016 at 11:04 am 0 comments

Professor Judith Vogel of the DMACC speech communications department is retiring this year after 30+ years in teaching.  The family history of teaching was strong within her family with her mom teaching in a one room school house in Illinois. “I always wanted to be a teacher for two reasons,Read More

Policies differ when it comes to phones in class

April 27, 2016 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Story by Mia Wang Cell phones are everywhere and have undeniably become an integral part of everyday life. And, of course, schools question the benefits of having a cell phone in class, particularly when they can be a distraction from instruction. Should cell phones be allowed at school? Can theyRead More

Earth week brings awareness

Earth week brings awareness

April 27, 2016 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Earth Day is a national event where many embrace the world’s natural resources by planting trees, recycling, cleaning up litter and becoming more aware of conservation methods that people can do everyday. Earth Week has been a DMACC tradition for many years and each year the Student Activities Center (SAC)Read More

The $100,000 Decision

The $100,000 Decision

April 20, 2016 at 11:51 am 0 comments

To my friends attending Iowa State University, University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, and any other accredited university: I hope you wake up for class today. I hope your failed alarm clock doesn’t cost your parents an extra ten grand in dropped classes by the end of the semester.Read More