Johnston-Grimes fire department leads controlled burn training

Johnston-Grimes fire department leads controlled burn training

May 4, 2023 at 6:54 am 0 comments

On Thursday, March 30, the Johnston-Grimes Fire Department led a controlled burn on Merle Hay Road in West Des Moines. This was made possible by a donation from Bombers Golf Course in Johnston. The golf course purchased the property where an old dealership had previously stood. The golf course plansRead More

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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

Browse April 2023 Issue

Browse April 2023 Issue

April 26, 2023 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

Click the above image to browse a virtual copy of our latest issue!

Sports Podcast- March Madness

March 31, 2023 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

Nick and Emily talk about the Sweet sixteen and the elite eight. Play in new window | Download

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

Meet English professor Dan Platt

Meet English professor Dan Platt

March 22, 2023 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

Dan Platt is a new English professor here at DMACC. Platt was born and raised in New Jersey near Philadelphia. He spent his teenage years there and went to the College of New Jersey and grad school at the University of Oregon.  “I like New Jersey. I feel like it’sRead More

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The pandemic’s lingering effects on college

March 22, 2023 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

Although COVID rates have been declining, the pandemic has had a lingering effect on higher education, which along with most other schools, was forced to go mostly virtual in March 2020. DMACC would not resume full face-to-face classes until Fall 2021.  DMACC Ankeny Speech Professor Karen Christiansen says she hasRead More

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TikTok banned from DMACC devices

March 22, 2023 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

With the security concerns surrounding TikTok, Gov. Kim Reynolds banned the popular app from state devices. The same week, DMACC President Rob Denson followed suit by banning it from DMACC devices as well. On Dec. 13, 2022, Reynolds put out the following press release: “It is clear that TikTok representsRead More