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Ainsley Schuler April 3, 2019

On March 29 on the DMACC campus in Boone, there was another forum to allow the community to exchange concerns. It was hosted by the Journalism and History departments. Boone County Representative Steve Duffy was there and answered questions from the members of the community. Topics that were discussed were questions in relation to Boone […]

Emily Moe April 2, 2019

Celina Karp Biniaz will be speaking at the DMACC Boone Campus Auditorium this Thursday, April 4, from 11:15 am to 12:40 pm. Biniaz is one of the last survivors of the Holocaust, and she will be sharing her story. Biniaz, who is now 87 years old, grew up in Karkow, Poland, and ended up graduating […]

Xander Clubine April 1, 2019

Personal hygiene tends to remain just that―personal. Something not meant to be talked about. But that doesn’t stop director Rayka Zehtabchi in making her short film documentary, Period. End of Sentence. Period. End of Sentence. shows the lives of Indian women, who are restrained by the stigma of being women and dealing with menstruation. The […]

Keaton Adams March 31, 2019

On March 9th in Mason City, the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) women’s team played Kirkwood Community College (KCC) in the semifinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XI Division II Women’s Basketball Championship.  The Bears lost in a final score of 60-68. DMACC lost all three matchups against Kirkwood this […]

Xander Clubine March 30, 2019

It all started back in the day where iPods and other MP3 players were in the pockets and purses of many, birthing a concept of amateur radio. Ben Hammersley, writer for The Guardian, discusses this in his February 2004 article. What he didn’t realize after publishing the article, is that he came to name the […]

Emily Moe March 29, 2019

As community college students, we are encouraged to be our very best and to pursue the things we desire.  One student here at the Boone Campus has demonstrated how that is possible.  Brand Damman has proven that it is possible to achieve great things from humble beginnings. Brandt was homeschooled through high school, which means […]

Emily Moe March 27, 2019

Olympic Gold Medalist Ed Banach will be speaking from 12:15 to 12:45 in the DMACC Boone Auditorium this Friday, March 29th. Ed Banach wrestled for the United States in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, which is where he won his gold medal. Ed Banach also wrestled for the University of Iowa from 1980-1983, […]

Edward Kivlahan March 27, 2019

From start to finish, Us is a wild, weird, and intense ride. I rate it five stars, it is an amazing thriller. From the writing to the acting and character development, through the cinematography and soundtrack, it was masterfully done. Jordan Peele is a new age Hitchcock. The trailer was well designed, and it didn’t […]