Articles by: Victoria Story

“Mauritius” Review

“Mauritius” Review

April 2, 2018 at 11:34 am 0 comments

“Mauritius,” written by Theresa Rebeck, is a play that focuses on two half sisters and a stamp collection. The two sisters Jackie (Tiffany Liechty) and Mary (Emma Banner) fight over who owns the stamp collection, which turns out to be worth a ton of money. The sisters meet three men,Read More

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Gun Control: Doing nothing has never solved anything

March 2, 2018 at 8:48 am 0 comments

A mass shooting is defined by the Gun Violence Archive as a single incident where four or more people where shot or killed by a single shooter not including the shooter at the same general time and location. If we go by this definition, as of Feb. 14 there haveRead More

Julie Simanski (left) and Eden Pearson (right) during their Marriage & Family and Composition II class

Learning Communities; group learning at DMACC

February 7, 2018 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

DMACC’s Ankeny campus provides students with “learning community” opportunities. Learning communities are classes that allow students to work in a small group setting with two different instructors while completing two different classes. Students are used to being taught one subject at a time: Math, History, Sociology, English, etc.  Learning communitiesRead More

How tuition increases across Iowa colleges affect students

How tuition increases across Iowa colleges affect students

December 6, 2017 at 11:32 am 0 comments

Iowa’s two largest public colleges Iowa and Iowa State plan to raise in-state tuition 7 percent yearly for five years. This percent is added on to the tuition each year so instead of it just being an increase of 35 percent in five years it will actually be up toRead More

Director Karl Lindberg runs lines with five of the actors
photo by: Bailey Perkins

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown brings music to DMACC theatre

October 30, 2017 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

On Oct. 13, six DMACC actors put on the first performance of the Musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” in the Black Box theatre in Building Five. This followed months of preparation from director Carl Lindberg, plus student cast and crew. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” is aRead More

The cast of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” instructed by Jim Loos at their first rehearsal. Photo by Carl Lindberg

Production underway for “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”

September 19, 2017 at 11:55 am 0 comments

This semester’s theatre arts performance is “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” which is possibly DMACC’s very first musical.  It will be playing in the Black Box Theatre in October.  The musical has already been cast and production is under way. Nineteen people auditioned for six roles, which have allRead More

Active Living through Farrell’s

April 19, 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Fitness is a trend in America; people are realizing the importance of physical activity and health. New gyms are popping up all over the metro area. From yoga to crossfit, people are open to trying new ways to get in shape. There is one Des Moines franchise that has beenRead More

Des Moines Area Food Trucks

Des Moines Area Food Trucks

April 19, 2017 at 10:31 am 0 comments

Food trucks have been trendy lately especially in Des Moines. They have been popping up in the area and there are now more than 20 in Des Moines. Des Moines recently approved a new pilot program that requires vendors to license their truck with the city. This program has fourRead More