Campus Current

AACC displays student art in the Health and Life
Sciences building, outside of the Humanities building
and elsewhere on campus.

AACC exhibits student art

Jenna Lagoey and Vance Wild May 19, 2022

An exhibition in the CADE gallery that runs from May 10 to June 10 will feature around 30 student artworks.  Four or five of these pieces will become part of AACC’s permanent student collection,...

Students who wear punk and grunge styles take inspiration from ’90s bands like Nirvana. Shown, firstyear fine arts student Jenna Lagoey.

Punk-grunge makes comeback at college

Zack Buster, Associate Editor May 18, 2022

The punk-grunge clothing style is making a comeback on the Arnold campus, proving punk is not dead. Punk-grunge mixes the dark colors and torn clothes of ’80s punk rock bands and the old, repurposed...

AACCs Office of Student Engagement helps conduct
surveys and focus groups to assess students opinions on how the college can engage them better.

Focus groups reveal tips for engagement

Jenna Lagoey, Reporter May 17, 2022

Students have been participating in focus groups to help AACC administrators figure out how to keep them from dropping out of college. Hundreds of students were invited to participate in three focus...

Second-year entrepreneurship student Kaylah Rashid
and second-year information systems student Kevin
Lemus try on their graduation regalia.

Congrats to our 2022 grads

Editorial Board May 16, 2022

Dear Riverhawks Class of 2022: Campus Current congratulates you for completing two years of community college under the worst possible circumstances. We congratulate you for sticking to your studies...

Nurse Stephanie Jenkins wears a KN95 mask, the
kind that the college recommends.

Comfort determines choice of face mask

Cordell Mackall, Reporter May 15, 2022

AACC students said they choose their face masks based on how comfortable they feel. Students have three basic masks to choose from: cloth, disposable and KN95. KN95 masks, which the Centers for Disease...

Campus Current reporter Ava Moore, a communications student, says she buys
most of her clothes in thrift stores like Uptown Cheapskate in Annapolis, shown.

Thrifters save cash, planet

Ava Moore, Reporter May 15, 2022

Yasa Mastoi, a first-year business student, typically buys his sneakers brand-new from a store like Champs. But when he found a pair of unused Polo sneakers at Uptown Cheapskate, a thrift shop in Annapolis,...

Second-year business administration student Brandon Timmins says hes happy to have a college graduation because he didnt have one for high school.

AACC grads happy to have normal ceremony

D'Angelo Williams, Reporter May 13, 2022

Students who are graduating in May said they expect their AACC commencement ceremony to far surpass what they experienced when they finished high school. For some, the AACC graduation on May 26 at Live!...

Students hunker down with the books to prepare for final exams, which begin next week.

Students prepare for final exams

Vance Wild, Reporter May 13, 2022

AACC students said they are doing everything from drinking their favorite coffee to designing flash cards to prepare for finals. “I will often use flashcards,” Madeline Knowles, a business student...

Second-year psychology student Hamza Iqbal at
tends a Zoom meeting for his online SYNC class.

SYNC class meetings to mirror face-to-face

Zack Buster and Dan Elson May 11, 2022

Students who take online SYNC courses this summer and fall could be meeting more often over Zoom or Microsoft Teams with their professors and classmates. Online SYNC courses that have included a single...

U.S. Supreme Court

AACC students speak out against possible abortion ban

Zack Buster, Associate Editor May 11, 2022

AACC students said this week they would oppose any decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the case that established abortion as a constitutional right. In an informal poll of 50...

According to library policy, groups have priority over
individuals for study rooms and may ask single users
to leave a room.

Groups take priority in library study rooms

Dan Elson, Editor-in-Chief May 10, 2022

Second-year communications student Maggie Brown said she waited on the second floor of Truxal Library the week before spring break because she needed a quiet place to prepare for a midterm and hoped to...

students pet dogs at stress relief event

Students get massages, pet service animals at stress-relief event

Zack Buster, Associate Editor May 4, 2022

AACC’s Health and Wellness Center partnered with the Student Government Association to hold its first stress-relief event in two years. Health and Wellness Center nurse Stephanie Jenkins said...

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