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admin December 12, 2017

Within the past year, there have been some major box office hits, such as “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”, the live action fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast”, and the remake of “Baywatch”. However, not a lot of these movies have had as much of an impact on viewing audiences as the new 2017 film […]

admin December 11, 2017

This time of year in Iowa means getting ready to wear winter coats and to brace the freezing temperatures outside as we are heading into winter weather. But, aside from the icy roads and antarctic atmosphere, most DMACC students do not necessarily know the winter weather policy for our school. By knowing the proper protocol, […]

admin December 6, 2017

By Mia Wang Banner News Staff Writer A trial is set for Dec. 19 in the case involving a DMACC student who was arrested and charged with carrying a weapon on school property. Boyang Xu, 22, of Ames was arrested at the Boone DMACC on Oct. 4. Xu’s court assigned attorney Christopher Ingberg Klein, said, […]

admin December 6, 2017

On Wednesday, November 29th, a couple by the names of Benjamin and Mary Davies visited the Boone DMACC campus auditorium to speak about their experiences living in Liberia as part of the LIberian International Year presentation. They were here to speak on behalf of William Tubman, Liberia’s longest serving and most influential president, and to […]

admin December 6, 2017

By Dalton Patterson We all know what time of year it is. Many a night have students been reminded of the importance of studying ahead of time as we cram for finals. However, for as many bad energy drink jokes that get there are students who really feel the pressure this time of year. The […]

admin December 6, 2017

By Dalton Patterson Benjamin Nathans, a former Liberian refugee, came to DMACC to inform our student body of the education program working to improve the lives of the Liberian people. When discussing his home of Liberia Davies’ spoke at length of the great historical ties that exist between America and Liberia. Going as far back […]

admin December 4, 2017

By Spencer Cadogan DMACC Honors Student Have you ever followed someone on Twitter, or liked their Instagram posts, but are too afraid to talk to them in person? Have you ever related to someone’s Facebook status, but won’t go out of your way to show your sympathy to them in person? As we surround ourselves […]

admin December 4, 2017

By Aubrey Schmitt DMACC Honors student Growing up in a house of six, I was surrounded by love and support from all members of my family. Some memories from my childhood are most likely pretty familiar to many of you. I played outside with friends and decorated my very own room. I spent Christmas with […]

admin December 4, 2017

By Erin Kokemiller DMACC Honors student  We can’t change the world if we don’t know what is going on. Many millennials, and Americans in general, are out of touch with all that is going on in the world. It’s too much to keep track of and it’s all a depressing reminder of the low our […]

admin December 4, 2017

By Breanna Groen DMACC Honors Student In far too many classrooms in the United States, children have the option not to stand, put their right hand over their heart, and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Instead of all 50, only 43 states are required by law to recite the pledge in the classroom.              The […]