College adds 2 days to winter break


Sarah Noble

Winter break starts two days early on Dec. 21.

Johannes Haasbroek, Editor-in-Chief

AACC President Dawn Lindsay announced Wednesday the college is extending winter break by two days.  

Lindsay said in an email to faculty and staff that the college will close on Dec. 21 instead of Dec. 23 as planned.  

“This change will provide two full weeks away from work and is intended to help you relax and recharge,” she explained. “It is also our way of saying thank you for your support and hard work over the last seven months.” 

Final exams end Dec. 18 so the extra two days will not affect classes. 

Still, students applauded the college for adding two days to the break for staff. 

Third-year transfer studies student Adrianna Gonzalez said the longer break will give her more time to focus on her mental health.  

“I have a lot of personal things going on,” she explained. “So, I think it’s better to … have a longer break … [to] focus on myself.” 

E-Club President Na’Quan Willett said the longer break is beneficial but does not mean much.  

“I appreciate that they did it,” Willett, a second-year entrepreneurship student, explained. “But I don’t think it’s as significant as it would be if we were physically on campus.”