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admin December 14, 2020

DMACC student DeNae Nash, 21, of Ames, formerly of Waterloo, died on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Services were held on December 2, 2020 in Waterloo. DeNae enrolled at DMACC in January 2019 to play basketball for the Bears. She was not eligible to play, but she could practice […]

Hailey Clubine December 11, 2020

Music these days is different than before the pandemic hit. I know that my Spotify playlists have changed quite a bit, and I love all of the music that I’ve found during the pandemic. Songs by artists like Cosmo Sheldrake, Salem Ilese, and Grandson are some of my favorites. I probably would’ve not found those […]

Nick Ripa December 9, 2020

For those who celebrate Christmas, most spend some time during December watching the same movies every year. Though some of these movies become less entertaining each year, there are good ones for all types of viewers. After seeing “A Christmas Story” on loop for 12 hours every single year on Christmas day, I can no […]

Layk Nollen December 7, 2020

Last month, a photo contest allowed students to submit photos that reflected their experience during COVID-19. The winners were chosen and announced during a virtual ceremony over zoom last week on Dec. 3.  Coming in first place was Tyesha Jones, a student at the DMACC Ankeny Campus, who said, “Front step visitation with my Granny […]

Layk Nollen November 25, 2020

To say this has been a tough year is an understatement. However, people are still holding on with newfound (or old) hobbies, friends, and family. A survey was sent out last week to see what the bright spots and experiences of 2020 were for the staff, faculty and students of DMACC.  Forty-three people responded in […]

Hailey Clubine November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving is different today considering the circumstances of proper social distancing. For both small and large gatherings, the decision is tough when considering the risks. Banner News has decided to share our perspectives on Thanksgiving, and our plans for the holiday. For my family, Thanksgiving is one of the few times where we all gather […]

Nick Ripa November 23, 2020

As someone who appreciates a little competition, I feel that Black Friday is a nice way to spice up the holiday season.  When I was really young, I was in bed before midnight and only my parents would participate in the late night shopping. As I got older, I wanted to tag along to see […]

Layk Nollen November 18, 2020

With so much time on our hands, many people have been cleaning out that old closet, garage, and storage shed. Two questions usually arise when doing this, how did I get all of this stuff and what do I do with all of it? I have asked this question myself many times before, and let […]

Nick Ripa November 13, 2020

The year 2020 left its mark on just about everything and the entertainment industry was no exception. Whether it was a family-friendly animation or a superhero series, COVID-19 has pushed it back and has set up for an entertainment full 2021. The young movie-goers will be ready to drag their parents to the theatres to […]

Nick Ripa November 4, 2020

On Oct. 27, the Los Angeles Dodgers took down the Tampa Bay Rays to win their first World Series since 1988. Both teams held the best records in their respective leagues, but each was constructed in a very different manner. Major League Baseball is one of the four most popular leagues in North America. One […]