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Meeting of student leaders gets new format

Meeting of student leaders gets new format

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

Organizers tried out a new format including ice-breakers for the Dec. 4 meeting of the Student Advisory Council—a mandatory meeting of student club representatives. The format at previous meetings this semester has been rows of chairs facing a line of SGA members. This meeting, attendees arrived...

Student board of trustees member position open for application, among others

Student board of trustees member position open for application, among others

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, News

Applications are open for the voting student member of AACC's Board of Trustees for the upcoming school year. Director of Student Engagement Chris Storck announced at the Dec. 4 Student Advisory Council meeting—a mandatory monthly meeting of student club representatives—that applications for the...

AACC vice president explains campus construction

AACC vice president explains campus construction

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, News

At a Dec. 4 meeting of student club representatives, the vice president of finance gave a brief presentation outlining renovations and construction expected to continue through 2021. Three main projects are underway, according to Vice President Melissa Beardmore: a new Health and Sciences Building, renov...

Fans play board games

Fans play board games

Daniel Saloman, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

AACC students gathered around tables and TVs to play a variety of tabletop and video games in the SUN Dining Hall on Nov. 13. The Campus Activities Board and the ESports Club partnered with Third Eye Games to host a two-hour gaming event, “Game On!” “We’re just getting together, hanging ...

ESports raises charity money for Children’s Miracle Hospital

ESports raises charity money for Children’s Miracle Hospital

Raquel Hamner, Photographer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment

AACC’s ESports Club raised around $1,500 for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at a 24-hour event that started Nov. 11. The fundraiser was the club’s most successful one to date, more than doubling the amount raised at the same event last spring. More than 60 people attended the even...

Professors, pupils call for Canvas orientation

Professors, pupils call for Canvas orientation

Veronica Somers, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

Too many students do not know how to use Canvas well enough to make it a useful classroom tool, professors said in an informal poll on campus in November. Students said the same thing about their teachers. In the informal poll of 10 students and 10 professors, all but one student said they like...

Students show final projects

Sarah Alonso, Photographer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

Twelve AACC students gathered on Nov. 16 at the Graduating Student Art Show to showcase their artwork to members of the community and 13 four-year universities. “It is an opportunity for not only students who are graduating, but also people that are really ready to show their work,” Chris Mona,...

Students print posters for upcoming protests

Students print posters for upcoming protests

Alexandra Radovic, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

When art student Susan MacKinnon took a Lyft into what she described as the “desolate, run-down” depths of Baltimore to get art supplies, she saw the words “No Shoot Zone” painted on the side of a building near the store. The scene inspired her to make a poster of a brick wall bearing the...

Mind, body tips to help alleviate test anxieties

Sarah Sutherland, Campus Life Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

    Students feeling anxiety over finals this season “can take power over it instead of becoming a victim to it,” an AACC counselor said. In preparation for the upcoming finals season, knowing how to deal with test anxiety can help improve your mindset as well as your scor...

AACC holds 8th Science Night

AACC holds 8th Science Night

Alexandra Radovic, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

AACC’s annual Science Night showcased the wonders of science for a crowd of 600 children, parents and college students on Nov. 7. Dr. Jason Barbour, a physical science professor, hosted the event. He said he enjoys putting on Science Night because of the “wonderful, creative people who work here,”...

AACC honors veterans throughout November

AACC honors veterans throughout November

Michael Garvey, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

American flags lined AACC’s walkways and veterans received discounts and advising sessions throughout November in honor of Veterans Day. Veterans Day ceremony At a ceremony on Nov. 9, Marine veteran and Student Veteran Association President Brandi Mack told the audience the Military/Veteran Resource Center ...

Big metal horse loses head; waits for repair

Big metal horse loses head; waits for repair

Daniel Saloman

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

A headless, life-sized horse sculpture made completely out of scrap metal stands outside the AACC Physical Plant. The horse is missing its head, but Dr. Sergio Alvarez, the artist who created the sculpture, said this is only temporary while he improves it. “I saw it when it had a head and I thought...

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