Archive for April, 2019

Audio: Students react to armed security decision

Audio: Students react to armed security decision

April 29, 2019 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

The DMACC Board of Directors approved a resolution allowing administration to pursue new security measures, including armed personnel, on March 11. Administration is currently developing a plan set to return to the board for approval in fall 2019. Provisions of the resolution include limiting armed officers to exterior and entranceRead More

Cierra Rainey, 24, from Independence, helped design and test a LEGO rover at a NASA Space Center in Mississippi in March. Photo by Hannah Bonnett

Spring break at NASA? Yes please

April 26, 2019 at 11:38 am 0 comments

For Ankeny DMACC student Cierra Rainey, spring break was not a time of rest and relaxation as it is for most students; she was spending the week at NASA. Cierra Rainey, studying liberal arts, is planning to major in physics after transferring. She was recently chosen to participate in theRead More

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Netflix unjustly cancels ‘One Day at a Time’

April 26, 2019 at 11:36 am 0 comments

“This is it. This is life,” these are the opening lines to the theme song of the show “One Day at a Time.” On March 14, Netflix announced that after three seasons, they would not be renewing the show. “One Day at a Time” is such a wonderful show. NotRead More

Photo courtesy of Krister Strandskov

‘The Wolves’ brings laughs, drama

April 26, 2019 at 11:32 am 0 comments

A lot can hide behind an orange peel smile, as audiences learned from DMACC Ankeny Theatre’s production of “The Wolves. “The Wolves,” written by Sarah DeLappe, was directed by Brittany Berison and performed by an all-female cast, consisting of nine soccer players, as well as a scene with the “soccerRead More

Four ‘failures’ from DMACC succeed at honors conference

Four ‘failures’ from DMACC succeed at honors conference

April 26, 2019 at 11:28 am 0 comments

This April, DMACC was the only community college represented at the annual Upper Midwest Regional Honors Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. This year’s theme of the conference was “Embracing Failure.” Guest speakers and panels discussed this topic and shared many interpretations of what it means to fail. College honorsRead More

Chronicle Crew Chats

Chronicle Crew Chats

April 26, 2019 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Christy and Kelli sit down and chat about their favorite podcasts, what shows they are currently watching, and upcoming plans. Play in new window | Download

DMACC’s Double Threat: Peyton Parker

DMACC’s Double Threat: Peyton Parker

April 26, 2019 at 9:34 am 0 comments

The National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) recognizes 23,000 female athletes playing on more than 1,500 sports teams across America. These days athletes hear what gets them to the collegiate level is ‘specialization,’ focusing on just one sport year-round as early as 8 years of age. A refreshing change toRead More

Lucas Anderson of Davenport designed “Cyberpunk — Tech- nology to Take Over,” modeled by North High School student Lily Inthalangsy.

Designs from ‘A World Beyond’

April 24, 2019 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

Photos by Anthony Arroyo Candy wrappers, book pages, trash bags, coins — these are some of the materials students used in their non-traditional designs that were presented during the fifth annual DFI Fashion Gala titled “A World Beyond” on April 19 in Des Moines. More than 20 student designers wereRead More