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Campus Current

  • At Soapbox Sisters, one of the events for this year's Women's History Month, students will perform speeches and poems by women.
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Gary Dop, an award-winning writer, read his poems at the final Writers Reading event of the semester.
Award-winning writer reads poems at an event

An author read poems about mold on dirty dishes, baseball coaches and teaching a fourth-grade poetry class at an event on Tuesday.  Award-winning writer Gary Dop read from his poetry collection “Father, Child, Water” alongside several other of his poems. In addition to...

Professor Richard Hardesty hosted an event to speak about the historical significance of Jackie Robinson.
Professor speaks about the historical significance of Jackie Robinson

A history professor said on Monday that the complicated relationship between baseball, race and civil rights is central to how major league sports operate. Professor Richard Hardesty hosted the event to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day, named in honor of the first Black person to...

First-year kinesiology student Jayeim Blake is running uncontested for the role of Student Government Association president. Students can vote online until Friday.
Kinesiology student runs for Student Gov. president

A first-year kinesiology student is running uncontested this week for the position of Student Government Association president. Jayeim Blake, who was born in Trinidad and Tobago and moved to Maryland to attend AACC, said his campaign platform is focused on diversity. “I'm...

Students became vendors at this years HawkTrade event.
Students sell goods, conduct business at trade show on campus

AACC’s Entrepreneurial Studies Institute hosted a trade show on campus on April 11 to help students launch their small businesses. Most of the vendors at HawkTrade were business students who sold their products to other students in order to earn money and get exposure. “It’s...

Deranged dentist Orin Scrivello, played by local actor Andrew Agner-Nichols, upper right, attacks Seymour Krelborn, played by local actor Ethan Keller, lower right, in Theatre AACCs production of Little Shop of Horrors.
Theatre AACC puts on 'delightful' and 'disturbing' comedic horror musical

Singing, dancing, murder and carnivorous plants marked Theatre AACC’s first musical since the pandemic in its delightful rendition of “Little Shop of Horrors” on Friday night. The show was the perfect blend of comedy and horror, with laugh-out-loud moments followed closely...

Some students receive spam emails that may look like discount offers but are after personal information.
Spam emails target many AACC students

Hackers and cybercriminals are targeting AACC students and faculty with spam emails through their school accounts. According to AACC’s Vice President for Information and Instructional Technology Richard Kralevich, cybercriminals target students with phishing attacks, gift card...

English professor Steve Canaday speaks about banned books in an open forum on Wednesday.
Students, faculty discuss banned books at open forum

A panel of professors hosted an open forum on Wednesday for more than 100 students and faculty to debate book banning in schools. At Meeting of the Minds, the audience of students and faculty discussed various aspects of the issue of book banning, such as censorship, child development...

William Rowel, the senior advisor of the Annapolis mayor, visits AACC to teach students about public engagement.
Annapolis mayor's adviser comes to AACC for civic engagement event

A high-ranking official visited AACC to stress the importance of civic engagement at an event on Tuesday. The Office of Student Engagement invited William Rowel, the Annapolis mayor’s senior adviser, to discuss issues that affect students and how students can get civically involved...

AACC students watch the solar eclipse on Monday using special glasses to protect their eyes.
Students gather to watch eclipse in campus observatory

Students, faculty and community members gathered to watch the solar eclipse in the AACC observatory on Monday. At around 3:20 p.m., the group used eclipse glasses, handed out by the Super Science Club, to protect their eyes while watching the moon reach a maximum of 88% coverage...

Political science professor Dan Nataf opens his biannual survey for students and community members this week.
Poli-sci prof opens student survey

A political science professor is running a survey this week to ask students what they think of artificial intelligence. The survey, conducted biannually by Dan Nataf, the director for AACC’s Center for the Study of Local Issues, will close on April 14. Any Anne Arundel County...

Professional musician and Townson professor John Lee came to AACC to play live jazz.
Professional musician visits AACC to play live jazz

Students and community members gathered to watch live jazz and ask questions about music at an event on Saturday. AACC started the World Class Jazz Series off with a master class featuring John Lee, a professional musician, who hosted an open clinic. “These events are incredibly...

Nearly half of AACC students in an informal poll say they aren’t interested in sports.
AACC students show disinterest in sports

Nearly half of the students in a Campus Current poll said they’re just not that into sports. In an informal poll of 50 students on campus, 26 said they enjoy sports and 24 said they really don’t. And of the 24 students who aren’t into sports, 20 said they find it boring. “I...

Esports coach Conway Johnson says the esports team struggles to recruit new members.
Competitive gaming team lacks members

AACC’s esports team is having a hard time recruiting and is looking to add more players to its roster. Esports head coach Conway Johnson said too few potential players know the campus has an esports team that is part of AACC Athletics. “We are kind of still a little hidden...

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