Archive for March, 2023

Sports Podcast- March Madness

March 31, 2023 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

Nick and Emily talk about the Sweet sixteen and the elite eight. Play in new window | Download

Anastasia Crist

Avatar 2: Worth the wait?

March 22, 2023 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

Ask me on any given day what my favorite movie is, and I am going to say “Avatar.” I’ve had that same response since 2009 when the movie was first released. I was fascinated by the potential for “real” avatar technology and I fell in love with a culture thatRead More

Robert Zortman: Gaming off the grid

Robert Zortman: Gaming off the grid

March 22, 2023 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

With almost three million views, 27,000 subscribers, and coming on their fifth year of content, Gaming Off The Grid is a YouTube channel run by DMACC student Robert Zortman, and his friend, Wes. They started the channel in April of 2018 and have been seeing success since.  So how didRead More

Meet English professor Dan Platt

Meet English professor Dan Platt

March 22, 2023 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

Dan Platt is a new English professor here at DMACC. Platt was born and raised in New Jersey near Philadelphia. He spent his teenage years there and went to the College of New Jersey and grad school at the University of Oregon.  “I like New Jersey. I feel like it’sRead More

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The pandemic’s lingering effects on college

March 22, 2023 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

Although COVID rates have been declining, the pandemic has had a lingering effect on higher education, which along with most other schools, was forced to go mostly virtual in March 2020. DMACC would not resume full face-to-face classes until Fall 2021.  DMACC Ankeny Speech Professor Karen Christiansen says she hasRead More

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TikTok banned from DMACC devices

March 22, 2023 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

With the security concerns surrounding TikTok, Gov. Kim Reynolds banned the popular app from state devices. The same week, DMACC President Rob Denson followed suit by banning it from DMACC devices as well. On Dec. 13, 2022, Reynolds put out the following press release: “It is clear that TikTok representsRead More

Maria Hernandez

Glass Onion Review

March 22, 2023 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

I never watch movies twice, like ever. And if I do, it’s usually years after I watched it the first time, never the next day. But there was one movie last year that changed that pattern for me, and I’ve seen it four times now. “Glass Onion” has been onRead More

Opinion : My American dream house

Opinion : My American dream house

March 22, 2023 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

Most people want to move out of their parent’s house the second they turn 18 so they can feel like an adult, some might call their own place the “American Dream.” Most move into apartments for someone they move into houses around the college they attend. And that’s what IRead More