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Students taste-test food from possible Hawk’s Nest replacement

Students taste-test food from possible Hawk’s Nest replacement

Brad Dress, Associate Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Approximately 120 students, faculty and staff attended the food tasting of the new company CDL Inc. on May 4, according to Steve Pegg, the director of auxiliary services. The company could possibly take over The Hawk’s Nest Grill & Deli if the food tasters favored them; and once all negotiations...

AACC students get ready for finals

AACC students get ready for finals

Khalid Merene, Reporter
May 8, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

AACC students are preparing for their upcoming finals with a delicate balance of studying and relaxation. Students said they anticipate finals by creating extra time in their schedules to study. “I try to make enough time to be able to study. … For example I take off of work or on weekends,...

Campus Current names new ’17-’18 editor-in-chief

Campus Current names new ’17-’18 editor-in-chief

Elizabeth Spearman, Campus Life Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Club News

A nontraditional student will be the editor-in-chief of the Campus Current for the 2017-2018 school year. Roxanne Ready, a first-semester transfer student, will replace outgoing editor Jesse Johnson who will graduate this month. “I am looking forward to being able to guide the paper,” Ready,...

Students play ‘town ball’ to learn sports history

Students play ‘town ball’ to learn sports history

Brad Dress, Associate Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

An AACC Sports in America class played one of the precursor games to baseball on April 28. The game, town ball, is very similar to Baseball but with a few tweaks, according to professor Richard Hardesty, the instructor for the class. For one, Hardesty said, there are four bases on a square field,...

New dining services wants input

New dining services wants input

Elizabeth Spearman, Campus Life Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, News

AACC will have a taste testing for the new dining services on May 4 in SUN 102. On Thursday, May 4 the dining services will give students, faculty and staff an opportunity to sample the new company, CDL Inc., food. There will be a maximum of 25 people in each of the six 30 minute slots starting...

Campus Current publishes first 20-page paper

Campus Current publishes first 20-page paper

Roxanne Ready, Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Campus Current’s May issue will be 20 pages, the largest print newspaper in AACC’s history. The 20-page edition, which will be on campus newsracks and online at TheCampusCurrent.com on May 1, marks a milestone for the independent, student-run paper. Prior to May, the heftiest issue was 16 pages. The...

New company to replace Deli

New company to replace Deli

Brad Dress, Associate Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A new, outside food-catering company will replace The Hawk’s Nest Grill & Deli by June 30. AACC’s Executive Director of Finance Andrew Little said he is overseeing the process of hiring an outside company to take over The Hawk’s Nest on the ground floor of the Student Union Building. CDL...

AACC supports green college

AACC supports green college

Piper Lewis, Digital Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

AACC’S Arnold campus is home to dozens of environmentally friendly features. Joyce Dawson, assistant director of facilities planning and construction, said the college has programs to reduce water pollution, conserve energy and recycle. The cultivation of rain gardens around major storm drains...

College-goers happy at AACC

College-goers happy at AACC

Khalid Merene, Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

AACC students in April said they are happier since starting school here. In an informal poll of 20 students on campus, all of them said they have become happier because of the resources AACC offers and the teachers who go above and beyond. “I have felt happier being here,” said freshman history...

Transfer students offer advice to ‘17 graduates

Transfer students offer advice to ‘17 graduates

Brad Dress, Associate Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Former AACC students who transferred to four-year universities over the past year have some advice for this May’s graduates: Learn everything about your new school long before any of your classes begin. Brian Stamper, who transferred from AACC to the University of Maryland College Park last spring,...

Local nutritionist gives tips for eating healthy

Local nutritionist gives tips for eating healthy

Tre Puccinelli, Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Even busy community college students who grab food on the go most of the time can still eat healthy. Chef Virginia Olson, of AACC’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute, told Campus Current that preparing meals at home and bringing them to school tends to be healthier than buying lunch at...

Students split on textbooks

Students split on textbooks

Roxanne Ready, Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

AACC students said they like the convenience of e-textbooks, but many still prefer paper to screens. In an informal poll of 20 students on campus in April, 10 said they prefer textbooks in digital format, while the other half said e-books are harder to learn from. E-books—short for “electronic...

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