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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hailey Clubine November 2, 2020

Making books into visual films has been popular for quite some time, but there are some books that just don’t work out in the film industry. This is of no fault to the book itself or the author, or to the filmmakers doing their best. Some books just don’t translate. A prime example of this […]

Layk Nollen October 30, 2020

Recently some students and faculty/staff responded to a survey that was anonymous and focused on the 2020 presidential election. Like any election, the results varied and this one proved to be just as interesting.  A total of 76 people participated in the survey. Half said that they were faculty, and the other half said that […]

Nick Ripa October 14, 2020

The DMACC Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed at the Trent Smith Invitational in Mason City on Oct. 9. For the men’s team, Preston Rogers finished in 41st place running the 8K course in 31:46.50. Cameron Campbell had a time of 32:35.10 to finish 50th, and Cole Bennet took 54th with a time of […]

Hailey Clubine October 12, 2020

Although the world is in a controversial time of what to do this Halloween season, some are making preparations for safe events for Halloween lovers to still get an in-person spooky experience. The Boone Community Theatre is leading the charge for a drive-thru Haunted House. The concept is to create a family friendly experience for […]

Nick Ripa October 2, 2020

COVID-19 has left its mark on many aspects of our everyday lives. The college experience was no exception. The DMACC Boone campus has felt the presence of COVID-19 and the on-campus living situation has been modified. Danny Higginbotham, Assistant Baseball Coach and Housing Assistant of Borgen Square Apartments, said there are definitely differences between this […]

Hailey Clubine September 30, 2020

When lockdown started and everything seemed to shut down around us, I was a senior in high school. My final grades were what they were at midterm, except for one class that continued online. I had already taken two DMACC online classes, so I thought I was decently prepared for the online college experience. As […]