Articles by: Bailey Brooker

Wig and Pen Review

December 5, 2016 at 10:17 am 0 comments

Wig and Pen is an English-style restaurant in Ankeny on South Ankeny Boulevard. It has won several awards for its pizza, but does have other items, such as sandwiches, salads, and a variety of pastas. I ate at Wig and Pen on a Friday afternoon around 4:30. The restaurant wasRead More

DMACC Board President Joe Pugel (left to right), Governor Terry Branstad, Engineered Plastic Components Inc. President and Founder Reza Kargarzadeh, DMACC President Rob Denson, Newton Mayor Michael Hansen and Aureon Technology President Justyn Miller pose for a photo following the news conference - Photo by Dan Ivis, DMACC

Newton campus receives major donation

December 5, 2016 at 10:11 am 0 comments

The old Maytag buildings in Newton were recently donated to DMACC’s Newton Campus. This is the largest donation to DMACC in the history of the college. It is estimated to be around $8 million and over 472,000 square feet, nearly tripling Newton’s campus size. These buildings include office and meetingRead More

Name- Parker Elwell
Hometown- Ankeny, IA
Major- Criminal Justice
“I thought Hillary was going to win. But go Trump. I liked his views on things.”

Presidential Election Reactions

November 9, 2016 at 11:09 am 0 comments

With the presidential election over, there is a mix of emotions being felt around DMACC this morning. Last night, Donald Trump was elected as the next President of the United States. Below there is a few different opinions from DMACC students on the election.  

Deeply Moving: “Deepwater Horizon”

Deeply Moving: “Deepwater Horizon”

October 14, 2016 at 10:37 am 0 comments

Mark Wahlberg did not disappoint in this thrilling retelling of the 2010 BP oil spill. “Deepwater Horizon” follows the misfortunate events that led up to the infamous disaster that wreaked havoc on the gulf six years ago. The movie starts out with an in-depth look at the home life ofRead More

Profile: KCCI Executive Producer Erin Moynihan

Profile: KCCI Executive Producer Erin Moynihan

October 14, 2016 at 10:35 am 0 comments

From covering tornados to interning with Conan O’Brien, KCCI 8 News Executive Producer Erin Moynihan’s work in the TV business has taken her across the country. She has produced multiple newscasts throughout the Midwest, and prior to becoming executive producer, she produced the top-rated 10 p.m. newscast on KCCI. SheRead More

Flags outside Building 4 setup by Active Minds are reminders of suicide prevention

Yellow flags for Suicide Prevention Month

October 14, 2016 at 10:30 am 0 comments

If you were around Building 4 at all in September, you probably saw the yellow flags display presented by DMACC club Active Minds. Each flag represented a student who had committed suicide. Each year there are around 1,100 students who commit suicide in the United States, according to the CenterRead More

Simon Estes performs at Fall DMACC Concert on Monday October 10th in the Building 6 Auditorium - Photo by Bailey Brooker

Simon Estes welcomed with standing ovation at DMACC

October 12, 2016 at 11:05 am 0 comments

Simon Estes performed at the DMACC Fall Concert with the Ankeny Concert Choir and the Chamber Ensemble on Monday Oct. 10 in the Building 6 auditorium. The DMACC Concert Choir and Chamber Ensemble, which had around 25 students in it, performed six songs. Jim Loos, DMACC Music Program Chair, conductedRead More

Finish your homework, then Netflix

Finish your homework, then Netflix

September 26, 2016 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Welcome back to another year of chaotic sleep schedules and increased stress. As classes get underway, students begin their transition from late night Netflix binges on the couch to 8 a.m. trips to the classroom. Whether this is your first semester in college or you’re returning, coming back to schoolRead More