Articles by: Maria Hernandez

Abdelrahman Abdelbaky

Welcome to FUNHAUS

April 27, 2023 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

Photos by Alyssa Monroe The DMACC Fashion Institute held their ninth gala, entitled “FUNHAUS,” on April 21 and 22 in the Black Box Theater in Building 5. The gala is planned by students in a class called Events and PR, in which they start planning the event at the beginningRead 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

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

Maria Hernandez

Parasocial relationships can skew our thinking

November 4, 2022 at 11:01 am 0 comments

Have you ever felt a deep connection to a celebrity you may never meet? Do you defend all of their actions so they aren’t the bad guy? Have you spent an unhealthy amount of time researching their life? Have you ever felt like you know them personally? If you answeredRead More

The dysfunctions of TikTok

The dysfunctions of TikTok

April 27, 2022 at 11:38 am 0 comments

I have had TikTok since 2019, which could be considered the start of its rise in current popular social media apps. When I first got it, it was something you would be embarrassed to tell people that you had. It was seen as an app for little kids who postedRead More

Psychology adjunct instructor Jessica DeBoom

Q&A with adjunct Psychology professor Jessica DeBoom

February 9, 2022 at 11:39 am 0 comments

Where did you get your degree and why did you choose it? I got my undergraduate degree in psychology from Simpson College and my master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling at the University of Northern Iowa.  I chose to major in psychology basically because I loved learning about it.  InitiallyRead More