Articles by: Hannah Bonnett

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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‘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

CiWeek speaker Jason Feifer discussed entrepreneurship and his work at the magazine on March 6. Photo by Hannah Bonnett.

Editor-in-Chief at Entrepreneur magazine speaks during 10th annual ciWeek

April 12, 2019 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

What is entrepreneurship and who is an entrepreneur? Jason Feifer, Editor-in-Chief of “Entrepreneur” magazine, set out to answer these questions in his presentation at DMACC’s tenth annual ciWeek event, held at the West Campus on March 6. Feifer, who became the Editor-in-Chief of “Entrepreneur” magazine in October of 2016, hasRead More

“Fuddy Meers” has audience members rolling in their chairs

“Fuddy Meers” has audience members rolling in their chairs

March 27, 2019 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

Imagine waking up every morning with no memory of your past. Once you open your eyes, you are immediately tasked with relearning every aspect of your life from scratch. This was the reality for Claire, who wakes up each morning with a blank slate, yet always eager to relearn herRead More

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Opinion: Senator Sanders makes a second run for president

February 27, 2019 at 1:07 pm 0 comments

Bernie Sanders announced his bid as a 2020 presidential candidate on Feb. 19 through a video posted to Twitter. In the video, he outlined his platform for the upcoming 2020 presidential election It includes free college tuition, a Medicare for all plan, raising the national minimum wage to $15, endingRead More

The Spring 2019 study abroad class stands on bridge in London.

Study abroad class arrives in London

February 25, 2019 at 11:59 am 0 comments

On Feb. 15, seventeen students and English professor Maria Cochran boarded their plane to London, where they will be spending the next eight weeks studying and exploring the city. While they are across the pond, students will take several classes revolving around London’s culture and history: Major British Writers, EncountersRead More

Construction begins on criminal justice training facility

Construction begins on criminal justice training facility

February 4, 2019 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

Nearly a decade ago, Buzz Hoffman, former department chair of the DMACC Criminal Justice Department, first shared the idea of building a training facility on campus for students to gain realistic crime scene investigation experience. Now, after gaining the support of the DMACC Foundation, the Criminal Justice Department is bringingRead More

Opinion: Military transgender ban is discrimination

Opinion: Military transgender ban is discrimination

February 4, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

On Jan. 22, the Supreme Court announced its decision to allow President Trump’s policy banning transgender people from serving in the military to be upheld until more cases concerning the subject have been heard by lower courts. Under the Obama administration a policy was passed stating that transgender individuals couldRead More