Archive for March, 2019

Sarah Bogaards (editor)

Opinion: Agreement on better mental health care for Iowa’s schools signals larger shift

March 27, 2019 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

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

DMACC Board approves arming security

DMACC Board approves arming security

March 27, 2019 at 11:03 am 0 comments

The DMACC Board of Directors authorized administration to increase security on all six campuses, including the ability to hire armed personnel, during a March 11 meeting at the Newton campus. Following the board’s unanimous vote, a March 12 press release announced a plan to bring armed security to DMACC beginningRead More

Tray Buchanan rises over an Ellsworth defender

DMACC Basketball Ends Best Season In 4 Years

March 11, 2019 at 11:52 am 0 comments

The DMACC men’s basketball season came to a close Thursday when they fell to #2 Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids by the score 87-77 in the second round of conference postseason action. This was the Bears third matchup against Kirkwood this year, and although they lost each game, this 10-point decisionRead More