Three sold-out shows for Fashion Institute’s “Midnight Metro”

Three sold-out shows for Fashion Institute’s “Midnight Metro”

May 1, 2024 at 9:54 am 0 comments

Photos by Lara Jones Story by Bella Perez The DMACC Fashion Institute hosted its 10th Annual Fashion Show on April 18 and 19 in the Building 6 Black Box Theater. This year’s theme was “Midnight Metro,” featuring an eclectic crossover between city nightlife and everyday commuters on the subway inRead More

DMACC President Robert Denson. Photo by Kennedy Ballinger

Robert Denson: Life as an attorney

May 1, 2024 at 9:48 am 0 comments

DMACC’s President Robert Denson was a trial attorney for 16 years before shifting careers. In a sit-down interview, I got to ask him some questions about his law career, and what advice he would give to aspiring law students. Here is the interview: Note: This interview has been edited forRead More

Criminal Justice Fair Highlights

Criminal Justice Fair Highlights

March 27, 2024 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

The DMACC Criminal Justice Program hosted its annual career fair Thursday, March 7, in Building 5. There were approximately 50 tables featuring employers, recruiters, and colleges offering information. Attendees included various sheriff’s offices and police departments in Iowa, the Army and National Guard, the National Court Reporters Association, the IowaRead More

Agriculture Club students attend conference

Agriculture Club students attend conference

March 27, 2024 at 11:59 am 0 comments

The DMACC Ag Business Club took 30 students to a conference Feb. 6-8, 2024 at Honey Creek Resort in Moravia, Iowa. This conference was through the Iowa PAS Organization, or the Iowa Professional Agricultural Students Organization. Many students in individual and teams qualified for Nationals including the Swine Team whoRead More

2024 preview of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week at DMACC

2024 preview of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week at DMACC

March 27, 2024 at 11:43 am 0 comments

Overview This spring, DMACC students and staff are officially invited to participate in honoring National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, which is recognized annually across the nation. National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, NCVRW for short, is run by the Office for Victims of Crime, and it aims to honor crime victimsRead More

Photo by Maya Pierce

Video games, pool tables available in new Building 5 lounge

March 6, 2024 at 8:42 am 0 comments

The eSports lounge opened last November in Building 5 and offers students gaming on consoles, PCs, and pool tables.  Currently, the lounge hours are 4 to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday. Campus Recreation Coordinator Andy Nelson said they are considering changing the lounge hours to accommodate student demand. “We areRead More

Claire Pollard, from Norwalk

Finding a new path: mortuary science

February 17, 2024 at 10:46 am 0 comments

Like many people after high school, Claire Pollard found a job working in retail. For three years the 19-year-old Norwalk native worked at Old Navy but late last year she made the switch and began working for a very different type of business: a funeral home.  (For the sake ofRead More

A screenshot from Lama Abu Jamous's Instagram page as she covers the Israel-Hamas war.

A young journalist covers the war on social media

February 17, 2024 at 10:44 am 0 comments

The bravest faces in conflict can sometimes come from the most unexpected places.   In the ongoing conflict involving Gaza, the hardest hit populations have been women and children, thousands of whom are currently displaced, with no family or friends left to care for them.   Close to the heart of theRead More