Articles by: Emily Houck

Pink Out Week craft night - Photo courtesy Erin Smith

Pink Out week raises $2,300 toward cancer research

November 4, 2022 at 10:55 am 0 comments

October 10 through 14 was Pink Out week on Ankeny campus. SAC encouraged people to wear pink every day. Throughout the week they had informational tables on every campus to help raise awareness, show support, and celebrate survivors. They also had information about Breast Cancer. Monday SAC started off byRead More

Intramural sports at DMACC

September 9, 2022 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

This Fall DMACC intramurals are doing a ton of things including eSports and tournaments. Tournaments include the outdoor Soccer league, Flag football league, Indoor volleyball league, and full-court Basketball league. Other things going on are kickball tournaments, sandy volleyball, glow-in-the-dark volleyball, and many other things. DMACC intramurals are a greatRead More

Sinatra leaves an important legacy in America

Sinatra leaves an important legacy in America

December 8, 2021 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

Frank Sinatra is a household name for most families. Sinatra was someone who changed my life, just by his song and his voice. The first time I heard Sinatra, I was struggling with my self-worth after my parents divorced. The song that played was “My Way;” it really stood outRead More

Emily Houck

When teams lose, it’s not always abad thing

November 15, 2021 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

In Super Bowl LIV, the Kansas City Chiefs went all the way, only to lose to the Tampa Bay Bucs. The crowd, dead silent. The players as well. That day changed everything for Kansas City. Their winning streak was over. Less than a year later the team is now 3-4.Read More

Heather Tisdale

Q&A with new English faculty Heather Tisdale, P.hD.

October 6, 2021 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

Note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity. What colleges did you attend? I attended St. Olaf (in Norway) for my undergraduate work, where I focused on philosophy and political science and women’s studies, and because I’d studied over there, I went on to join the Peace Corps.Read More