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  • Funds, food available at AACC

    Funds, food available at AACC

    Elizabeth Spearman, Associate Editor

    November 1, 2017

    AACC offers a free food pantry, emergency funds and other services for students in need of assistance. The food pantry is a place for students to come if they are hungry and cannot afford food, according to Chris Storck, director of Student Engagement. “We have lots of students who struggle with...

    Director of Student Engagement Chris Storck stands beside the food pantry in her office; the pantry offers food to students who can’t afford meals.

    Photo by Tre Mooring

  • AACC’s recovery center aids addicted students

    AACC’s recovery center aids addicted students

    Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

    November 1, 2017

    Ron Easley compared his more than 20 years addicted to drugs to putting a gun to his head every day, never knowing if it would go off. “I was out there, homeless, on the streets of Baltimore City,” said Easley, a 48-year-old AACC student who said he started taking opioids—an addictive drug that...

    Ron Easley (left) and Gwinn Spence work under Loretta Lawson-Munsey at the lounge-like recovery center to help other students escape drug addictions.

    Photo by Roxanne Ready

  • Theater dept. presents fall show ‘Neverwhere’

    Theater dept. presents fall show ‘Neverwhere’

    Roxanne Ready and Edgar Salomon

    November 1, 2017

    The Theater Department at AACC will perform Neil Gaiman’s “Neverwhere,” a play filled with magic, beasts and legends, for its fall production. “Neverwhere” is a fantasy tale set in the London Below, a fictitious underground dystopian town that is invisible to regular people. The main...

    The Theater Department’s latest play, “Neverwhere,” has a 14-member cast with most actors playing multiple roles.

    Photo by Brandon Hamilton

  • Architecture Dept. set to celebrate 50 years

    Architecture Dept. set to celebrate 50 years

    Sarah Sutherland, Campus Life Editor

    November 1, 2017

    AACC’s Architecture and Interior Design Department is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The department has one of the oldest two-year programs at AACC. The college established it in 1968 in association with the American Institute of Architects, 50 years ago this spring. The department originally...

    Members of the American Institute of Architecture Students help build a new career center at Sarah’s House in Fort Meade.

    Photo courtesy of AACC’s AIAS

  • Why doesn’t AACC have varsity football team?

    Why doesn’t AACC have varsity football team?

    Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

    November 1, 2017

    The final game of AACC’s old football team ended in 1989 with a parking lot brawl after a semester of poor athletic performance and academic controversy. A streak of losses began for the Pioneers—AACC Athletics’ nickname before it became the Riverhawks—with a dramatic 55-0 loss to Montgomery...

    AACC fielded a football team until 1990, when a lack of competition and poor academic performance among players shut the program down.

    Photo by Anthony DePanise, reprinted from Campus Crier, Nov. 7, 1989

News

Lot H off-limits for police exercise this Friday

Lot H off-limits for police exercise this Friday

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017

This Friday, expect H Lot on West Arnold Campus to be off-limits all morning. County and college police will conduct a joint exercise from 9 a.m. to noon. Melissa Beardmore,...

  • County survey reveals drugs as greatest issue of concern November 1, 2017
  • AACC’s recovery center aids addicted students November 1, 2017
  • Addictions continue to rise; college responds November 1, 2017

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Editorial

Veteran gives views on kneeling in the NFL

Veteran gives views on kneeling in the NFL

Micheal Garvey, Reporter

November 1, 2017No Comments

The flag represents freedom, people say, but at the same time some people also try to deny others the freedom to choose how to respect it. Kneeling—as some NFL players...

Let’s have conversations, not arguments

Ryan Sullivan, Reporter

November 1, 2017No Comments

There seems to be a divide in humanity these days as our society becomes more and more team-oriented. Most of us love to be a part of something. We want to be a part of...

Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017No Comments

Every November, I have a little ritual: I set aside some time to write out a list of things I’m grateful for. It’s not a terribly original idea, I know. But something...

Awareness, education key to ending domestic violence

November 1, 2017

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Entertainment

‘Wire’ writer speaks with AACC students

‘Wire’ writer speaks with AACC students

Sarah Alonso , Photographer

November 10, 2017

A Baltimore author, and writer on hit TV series “The Wire,” read one of his short stories and answered audience questions at AACC on Nov. 9. Rafael Alvarez, film and...

Theater dept. presents fall show ‘Neverwhere’

Theater dept. presents fall show ‘Neverwhere’

November 1, 2017

Chef offers tips for side dishes

Chef offers tips for side dishes

November 1, 2017

November arts feature variety

November 1, 2017

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Sports

Women’s Bball is ready to face new challenges

Women’s Bball is ready to face new challenges

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Three of last year’s players will return to AACC’s Women’s Basketball in the upcoming season, and the team will welcome several new players, including three high school...

Why doesn’t AACC have varsity football team?

Why doesn’t AACC have varsity football team?

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017

The final game of AACC’s old football team ended in 1989 with a parking lot brawl after a semester of poor athletic performance and academic controversy. A streak of...

Students want rugby, hockey, cheerleading

Students want rugby, hockey, cheerleading

November 1, 2017

Riverhawks supportive of kneeling NFL players

Riverhawks supportive of kneeling NFL players

November 1, 2017

Men’s Basketball is ready for the season

Men’s Basketball is ready for the season

November 1, 2017

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Campus Life

CCO AACC hosts worship night

CCO AACC hosts worship night

Daniel Salomon and Elizabeth Spearman

November 14, 2017No Comments

Coalition for Christian Outreach at AACC hosted a worship and live music night featuring two bands Nov. 10.  Dulass Worship and a band from the Annapolis Area Christian School each performed at the event playing music ranging from Christian to alternative rock music.   “We’ve been meeting for a couple of months to get this together and also to get the bands together,” Kasey Baw...

Students celebrate Japanese and Korean cultures

Students celebrate Japanese and Korean cultures

Emily Bailey, Reporter

November 6, 2017No Comments

The Japanese Language Club and the Korean Culture Club joined forces on Nov. 2 to combine both cultures in “Culture Day.” The event included food, beverages and games f...

AACC career counselor advises on finding future employment

November 1, 2017

Bussiness Department host accounting night

November 1, 2017

Funds, food available at AACC

Funds, food available at AACC

November 1, 2017

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The independent student newspaper of Anne Arundel Community College.
The independent student newspaper of Anne Arundel Community College.