Articles by: Hilary Hamilton

Hilary Hamilton

Our Cosmetics Culture: A Real Life Horror Story

November 1, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

I first started playing with makeup and skin care when I was in junior high.  I can clearly picture my Bonnebell lip gloss, my Clinique Happy perfume and St. Ives Apricot Scrub lining my shelf in the bathroom medicine cabinet. Two years ago when I first saw the Jessica Melody’sRead More

Liberia: A history of Americans in exile

Liberia: A history of Americans in exile

November 1, 2017 at 11:03 am 0 comments

Most people don’t think of the United States as a point of departure, but Dr. Claude Clegg of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, addressed 91 students on Oct. 25 to discuss Liberia, a nation with a history of Americans in exile. It is typical, Dr. Clegg said, that UnitedRead More

Hilary Hamilton

Ignore the pseudoscience; get a flu shot for the greater good

October 11, 2017 at 11:41 am 0 comments

As a very young child, I was sick a lot.  My immune system was a mess, and by the time I reached kindergarten and received an allergen test, my family found out that I was allergic to everything in the environment including chocolate and grass. After seven years of allergyRead More

Speaker coming Oct. 25 for International Year: Liberia

October 11, 2017 at 11:33 am 0 comments

When Joanne Dudgeon, a history and geography instructor at the Ankeny DMACC campus, became involved for the first time with the DMACC International Year campaign, she was intent on bringing knowledge about the continent of Africa to the forefront. With Africa as the target continent, Liberia was an easy choice. Read More

Editorial: Students against the repeal of DACA

September 20, 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

It is important to remind ourselves that behind every government policy decision is a human being who is going to be directly affected by it. In the case of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, it will be close to 800,000. The history of DACA is not aRead More

Anderson gives it a shot

Anderson gives it a shot

September 20, 2017 at 10:42 am 0 comments

There is a woman  on DMACC’s cross country team who has never run cross country before.  In fact, this is her first time ever participating in a sports team… ever. The Bears have a five member running group this year.  The team ran in the Bill Buxton Invitational in IndianolaRead More