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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,...

Foreign students meet through college club

Foreign students meet through college club

Courtland Brown-Tabscott, Club News Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Club News

Members of AACC’s International Student Association club have said it can be hard to transition into the American educational system from a foreign school. Members of the club come from countries like Ecuador, El Salvador, China, Korea, Chile, Spain and many others to live in Maryland and attend...

Debate argues pros and cons

Debate argues pros and cons

Trevor Gardner, Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Club News

AACC students who watched a campus debate in April over the economic pros and cons of a wall between the U.S. and Mexico sided with the debaters who opposed it. Sixty percent of audience members said they agreed with a student team that argued immigrants are good for the U.S. economy — so a wall...

AACC law professor advises entrepreneurs

Catherine O’Reilly, Guest columnist
April 11, 2017
Filed under Club News

An attorney who teaches law at AACC told students who want to own businesses to protect their intellectual property. At an Entrepreneurs Club meeting in March, attorney Sandy Bartlett, who handles trademark and copyright searches, registration and maintenance, said business owners should trademark...

Children’s Miracle Network benefits from ESports gaming marathon

Children’s Miracle Network benefits from ESports gaming marathon

Courtland Brown-Tabscott, Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Club News, Showcase

The ESports club managed to raised hundreds of dollars for the Children's Miracle Network during a 24-hour long video game marathon beginning Saturday, April 1 at 6:00AM. The club streamed their gameplay footage live online, and had three different streams going at once with an average of five to...

Amaranth hosts Coffeehouse

Amaranth hosts Coffeehouse

Elizabeth Spearman, Campus Life Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Club News, Showcase

Amaranth's monthly Coffeehouse performance took place Wednesday night. Student performers recited poetry, sang, played the piano and played the ukulele. “I promised someone that I would play the ukulele for the next Coffeehouse, so I bought this yesterday and learned how to play it today,”...

Student club promotes nutrition

Tre Mooring, Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under Club News, Showcase

AACC's Health and Wellness club hosted Eating Healthy on a Budget in the SUN dining hall to promote nutrition on campus. The guest speaker Emily Craft, an in-store nutritionist with Giant Food of Severna Park, talked to the crowd in the dining hall about ways they can eat healthy on a budget. Craft...

Observatory to get better tech

Observatory to get better tech

Brad Dress, Associate Editor
March 1, 2017
Filed under Club News

The Astronomy Club plans to upgrade AACC’s Observatory with better technology as soon as possible. Jessica Harryman, a second-year stronomy major and the president of the Astronomy Club, said she plans to work on projects like Hyperstar. In the project, Harryman plans to upgrade the observatory...

Gaming club to give to charity

Gaming club to give to charity

Roxanne Ready, Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Club News

Cheers and laughter explode around a projector screen at the front of the room as a player’s character is tossed out of the gaming arena, concluding a heated “Super Smash Bros. 4” battle. Meanwhile, half a dozen students enjoy a casual game of “Cards Against Humanity” nearby. A third group...

Amaranth hosts Coffeehouse

Amaranth hosts Coffeehouse

Shawn Smith, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Club News, Showcase

Amaranth literary magazine began open Coffeehouses on Feb. 15, where students performed acts of singing, comedy and poetry. One student performed a rendition of a "Shia LaBeouf" song, and another student military veteran did a comedy act. Marisa Bram, a participant who recited short stories and...

Theater Club hosts improv fundraiser

Theater Club hosts improv fundraiser

Elizabeth Spearman, Campus Life Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Club News, Showcase

AACC’s Theater Club raised $250 for the upcoming "Addams Family" production by hosting an improv show on Feb. 10. Approximately 50 people attended the Improv Troupe: Mullet Proof. Mullet Proof played nine games during the performance, from a word game--the audience controlled how many words...

Bonsai club hosts guest speaker

Bonsai club hosts guest speaker

Cole Reiter, Reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Club News, Showcase

A guest speaker spoke of looking to the future when caring for a tree to the Bonsai club on Jan. 3. Kevin Kohler, the founder of AACC's Bonsai Club, introduced Martha Meehan, a bonsai artist, to the club. Meehan transformed different specimens of bonsai trees into her own work she considers her...

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