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Month: September 2021

Alex Loew September 29, 2021

Writing papers, articles, and editorials isn’t for everyone. If you’re like me, you dreaded taking those college Composition courses in high school. Most of the papers or essays were long, dragged out, and mostly about information you couldn’t care less about. It was in my first media production and marketing class where all that changed.  […]

Rachel Bennett September 24, 2021

Throughout COVID-19, I have watched more Netflix than ever, and so have around 7 million more people. In 2019, there were 67.6 million Netflix users in the US and Canada, and that number jumped to 74.38 in 2021. In other words, we’ve all gone through tons of shows. It’s frustrating to finish a series and […]

Alex Loew September 22, 2021

The DMACC Bears athletic program has updated their coaching staff once again this year. Four new coaches have been added or promoted including: a new promotion for the volleyball program, two new assistant coaches for the reigning national champions in men’s basketball, and a new softball assistant coach. With three new faces and a promotion […]

Rachel Bennett September 20, 2021

In this time of uncertainty, knowing what peers are experiencing can be comforting. Banner News polled Boone DMACC’s students to find out what they think of the COVID-19 vaccine, how it affected them, and other questions.  Out of 94 individuals who answered, 71.28% received the vaccine, and 28.72% did not. Out of 63 vaccinated responders, […]

Alex Loew September 17, 2021

The Bears have been busy in the past week here at the Boone campus. Fall softball and baseball have started up with both teams competing. Bears’ softball competed with Marshalltown CC on Monday in their first contest of the fall season. The baseball team has competed in three games this season, with two of them […]

Camry Jones September 13, 2021

DMACC’s new full-time campus nurse Lori Zahnd is ready to take on a challenge. “I love the opportunity to build something from the ground up and appreciate a good challenge,” she said. There’s also a deeper connection to the Boone DMACC campus.  “My husband is a graduate of DMACC and was a member of Phi […]

Alex Loew September 10, 2021

The Bear’s men’s golf team has completed two meets so far, placing third and second respectively. The Bears placed third in the Iowa Central Fall Kickoff. Overall, the Bears would shoot 301 as a team scoring at 17+. They were led by Sam Vertanen who shot 2+ on the day. Ethan Gills and Joe Dean […]

admin September 9, 2021

For decades, Sandi Johnson greeted almost every student who has attended DMACC’s Boone campus from her window in the front office. She passed away August 23, but will be remembered by generations of DMACC students, faculty and staff.  “She just was such a sweet-hearted genuine caring individual,” said coworker and friend Dr. Nancy Woods. “She […]

Alex Loew September 3, 2021

“Play with a purpose.” These words from new head coach Danielle Lopez are words that stick in the mind of the Bear’s second year outside hitter Anna Niehaus. Living in the middle of a pandemic is a challenge for all students, including student-athletes. With the potential for any game of the year to be the […]

Camry Jones September 1, 2021

With school just starting back up, the SAC (Student Activities Committee) wanted to bring some life back to DMACC after the boring, covid year we had. From DJs to free food, we had it all.  Steve Krafcisin is the head of the SAC committee and also the head women’s basketball coach. Under Steve is Magan […]