Archive for October, 2018

Amber Dilsaver and Gill Tupper rise for a block against Iowa Central.

DMACC Volleyball Ends Regular Season

October 26, 2018 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

The DMACC 2018 volleyball regular season ended with contrasting games. The Bears dominated Southwestern at DMACC’s sophomore night on Oct. 17 by a score of 3-0. The Bears never allowed the Spartans to score even 15 points in any set. Gill Tupper was one of the sophomores honored in herRead More

Sarah Bogaards (editor)

Reynolds and Hubbell focus on healthcare, taxes in first debate

October 11, 2018 at 9:26 am 0 comments

Gov. Kim Reynolds and opponent Fred Hubbell took to the debate floor for the first time Wednesday night at the DMACC campus in Ankeny to express their views publicly. The auditorium of Building 6 was divided in half, one side occupied by Hubbell’s supporters, the other by Reynolds’. Regardless, byRead More

Libertarian candidate for governor, Jake Porter. Photo courtesy

Post-Debate Interview with Jake Porter

October 11, 2018 at 9:07 am 0 comments

During Wednesday’s gubernatorial debate in the DMACC auditorium, supporters of Hubbell and Reynolds took turns cheering and applauding when their respective candidate made a strong point. But the loudest noise came from outside the building. Jake Porter, the Libertarian party candidate who was not invited to participate in the debate,Read More

Photo by: Bailey Perkins

News Briefs, Oct. 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

Italy Trip: This spring, DMACC students have the chance to go on a week-long trip to Italy. The trip will be May 13-20 and stop in Rome, Florence and Venice. For more information, email Maria Cochran at, or attend meetings in Building 2, Room 12B from 12:15-12:45 p.m. onRead More

Paul Robidoux

Dear college: please don’t let me down

October 10, 2018 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

What would be the worst possible outcome from my college experience? I fear spending all this money and time on a degree then not being able to find a career in my field of study. What I expect from college, nay, what I pray and hope for from college isRead More

Sarah Bogaards (editor)

Politically charged art sparks protest

October 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Contrast and unity are two principles of design in art, and sometimes they coexist within the same piece. Artists  have to achieve a balance between them in order to compose their works. A recent assignment for my Art Appreciation class combined art and sociopolitical issues, both of which are decidedlyRead More

Want to study in London? Applications due Nov. 9

Want to study in London? Applications due Nov. 9

October 10, 2018 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

DMACC is the only community college in Iowa which offers study abroad opportunities. Every spring, students have the chance to travel to London for a 10-week stay. The next trip is Feb. 16 through April 13, 2019. Students can gain literature or humanities credits while taking classes and visiting culturalRead More

Paul Akpan

New Facebook marketing class fills quickly

October 10, 2018 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

This fall, DMACC is offering a business course in “Facebook and Digital Marketing.” The class is an update to MKT: 121, it features proprietary Facebook marketing lessons and real-world digital marketing projects. The idea arose this summer, after Facebook unveiled a plan to train 1 million people and small businessesRead More