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College and community officials gather at the new Health and Life Sciences building for a grand opening ceremony.

Grand opening ceremony showcases Health and Life Sciences Building

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2021

Students, faculty, staff and community members gathered in the Health and Life Sciences Building on Tuesday to celebrate its grand opening with college and local officials. AACC President Dawn Lindsay...

Members of the student club Active Minds make an in-person visit to Kinder Farm Park.

Student clubs meet mostly online

D'Angelo Williams, Reporter October 27, 2021

Roughly 20 student clubs are active this fall, but most are meeting via Zoom, according to the Student Government Association president. Some clubs, like the Adventure Society and Active Minds, have...

Professor Lisa Starkey led the “Creating a Growth Mindset”  session at a Riverhawks Rise leadership conference for students this week.

Student conference teaches leadership skills

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2021

More than 46 AACC students attended a college-sponsored leadership conference on Tuesday and Wednesday to learn how to hold a position of authority. Lea Brisbane, the leadership conference committee...

First-year transfer studies students Arnold Beck and Kestrel Watson mask up before meeting on the Quad.

Students agree with campus mask mandate

Ava Moore, Reporter October 21, 2021

AACC students agreed Tuesday the college should require everyone to wear masks on campus. In an informal poll of 50 students on the Arnold campus, 39 said they support the mask mandate, mostly because...

Actors from campus and the community meet twice a week to practice their improvisational skills.

Theater students prep for improv show

Jacob Flores, Reporter October 21, 2021

AACC theater students and actors have been rehearsing their improvisational skills for about a month to prepare for an upcoming show Nov. 12 and 13 at the Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park. The...

The Gay-Straight Alliance, a student club, hosted an online panel about resources for LGBTQ students this week.

Panelists offer resources to LGBTQ students

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2021

LGBTQ students whose families reject them or who feel marginalized after coming out can tap into campus and community resources for help, panelists said at an online event on Thursday. “We know that...

Members of a crafts club on campus started a community quilt while discussing Coming Out Week issues on Wednesday.

Knitting group starts community quilt during Coming Out Week

Dan Elson, Reporter October 14, 2021

A group of faculty and students celebrated Coming Out Week by chatting about the event as they started to create a community quilt on Wednesday. The Radical Knitting Club is a group of professors, students...

Campus Current staff members sit in their newsroom to watch as the colleges vice presidents explain their plan to shut down the campus in March 2020. The student journalists lost the newsroom, located in the Humanities building, to a ventilation issue this semester.

Poor ventilation shuts down Campus Current newsroom

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2021

The student newspaper’s newsroom in the Humanities building closed this semester after officials apparently discovered a ventilation issue. Campus Current’s student editors, reporters, photographers...

Student Emily Newcomb

Student clubs meet on Quad for Involvement Fair

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2021

A few dozen students visited an Involvement Fair showcasing 13 student clubs and departments Wednesday on the Quad. Abigail Billovits-Hayes, vice president of public relations for the Student Government...

AACC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month every year in September and October.

College celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2021

AACC is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with online and in-person events that began on Sept. 15, the anniversary of when five Latin American countries gained independence. The final event, a virtual...

Communications student Maggie Brown is the Student Government Associations new vice president of outreach.

SGA appoints 6th VP to fill out executive board

Ava Moore, Reporter September 23, 2021

The Student Government Association appointed a 33-year-old communications student as its vice president of outreach on Friday. Maggie Brown, a first-year student here, served as secretary of the Baltimore...

Stephanie Eckert, athlete adviser

Athletics hires adviser for student athletes

Nastya Mack, Reporter September 13, 2021

A new coordinator of student athlete success started at AACC over the summer. Stephanie Eckert, an adviser who works solely with student athletes, previously worked at University of Maryland as the assistant...

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