Archive for February, 2018

An argument for bringing baseball back to Iowa State

An argument for bringing baseball back to Iowa State

February 7, 2018 at 12:14 pm 1 comment

Iowa State University is a nationally-recognized institution. Many of its collegiate sports have been in the national spotlight on and off for many years for their respectful successes. One sport in particular isn’t in the picture, and hasn’t been for nearly 17 years. I’m talking about men’s baseball, which usedRead More

Opinion: Trump’s policies politicized by Washington

Opinion: Trump’s policies politicized by Washington

February 7, 2018 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

Donald Trump began his unconventional campaign to become President of the United States by pledging to voters to “Make America Great Again”! To accomplish this, he proposed to make changes in healthcare, taxes, immigration, trade and foreign policy. His method of communicating and promoting to achieve his goals is genuinelyRead More

Julie Simanski (left) and Eden Pearson (right) during their Marriage & Family and Composition II class

Learning Communities; group learning at DMACC

February 7, 2018 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

DMACC’s Ankeny campus provides students with “learning community” opportunities. Learning communities are classes that allow students to work in a small group setting with two different instructors while completing two different classes. Students are used to being taught one subject at a time: Math, History, Sociology, English, etc.  Learning communitiesRead More

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Profile: Whitney Riggs

February 7, 2018 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

DMACC Advisor Whitney Riggs is someone you may have seen advising students, teaching an Honors or Student Development class, or even leading a committee. She is one of those staff members here at DMACC that can’t seem to sit still. Riggs has held many positions here at DMACC, starting inRead More

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Profile: Gary Titchener

February 7, 2018 at 11:58 am 0 comments

DMACC is an institution known for diversity in its students; coming from every walk of life to seek out new knowledge. The standard of open admission provides opportunity for whatever students need most. For some, like our own Professor Gary Titchener, DMACC was there for him when he began hisRead More

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Profile: Paul Byrd

February 7, 2018 at 11:54 am 1 comment

If you’ve taken any sort of government, history, foreign affairs, or contemporary issues class, you’ve probably had a professor named Paul Byrd. Byrd is a very outgoing personality with a passion for telling stories to brighten up the classroom and involve as many students as possible. Byrd has been aRead More

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Boone’s Molly Jacobsen named Preseason All-American First Team

February 7, 2018 at 11:31 am 0 comments

Molly Jacobsen, a sophomore at the DMACC campus in Boone, has been named the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Preseason All-American First Team by Fastpitch News, a newsletter covering women’s fast-pitch softball. The honor was based off of the 2017 season. During the 2017 season last spring, JacobsenRead More