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Community Service Fair connects students and non-profits

Community Service Fair connects students and non-profits

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

September 19, 2019

AACC Service Learning held their annual Community Service Fair, helping to connect students and non-profit organizations, on Thursday. Service Learning coordinator Tresa Ballard said the fair, held every semester, helps connect students, faculty, and staff to non-profit partners. “We are really...

Honor society offers scholarships to qualified students

Honor society offers scholarships to qualified students

Jacob Dear, Reporter

September 18, 2019

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society held an information session this Wednesday to explain key facts regarding the qualifications, benefits, and nature of the organization. The organization offers scholarships to members who meet the eligibility requirement. Students need a minimum GPA of 3.5 and to have...

Students weigh in on Constitution Day

Students weigh in on Constitution Day

Maria Pasaylo, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Legal Studies Club gave out free pocket Constitutions to help celebrate Constitution Day on Sept. 17. Club members also asked students to write what Constitution Day meant to them and post it on a display board. Nick Sierco, a second-year criminology student, said Constitution Day is “coming...

SGA and CAB to host spirit week

SGA and CAB to host spirit week

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2019

The Campus Activities Board and the Student Government Association are hosting a Spirit Week from Sept. 23-27. Each day will have a different theme with a new club collaborating. “I really like collaborating with clubs,” SGA President Mitchell Santos said. “That’s the most exciting part...

Design Club elects new officers

Design Club elects new officers

Adrianna Gonzalez, Reporter

September 12, 2019

AACC’s Design Club members elected four officers on Thursday. Among those elected into a position was third-year web and graphic design student Sara Strutz, who is the treasurer. “I’ve always wanted to join an art club,” Strutz said. Associate Professor Erik Dunham, a co-adviser for...

Newsprint Exhibition Reception showcases comics from 1893 to present

Newsprint Exhibition Reception showcases comics from 1893 to present

Tom Ostrye, Web Designer

September 11, 2019

AACC hosted a Newsprint Exhibition Reception at Cade Art Gallery on Wednesday. The reception featured comics ranging from 1893 to our current day. Associate Professor Erik Dunham said that late last year he asked curator Warren Bernard to put together an art show about items from his comic collection. Bernard's...

Club members share their praise for Gay Straight Alliance at meeting

Club members share their praise for Gay Straight Alliance at meeting

Tom Ostrye, Web Designer

September 11, 2019

The Gay Straight Alliance held their second general meeting to promote inclusion and discuss issues related to LGBTQ on Wednesday. At meetings students play games, discuss upcoming activities like Coming Out Day on October 11 and play trivia on topics such as women’s history and LGBTQ history. Jarred...

Psychology Club welcomes new members during Recruitment Gathering

Psychology Club welcomes new members during Recruitment Gathering

Maria Pasaylo, Contributor

September 10, 2019

AACC’s Psychology Club invited new members during their Recruitment Gathering Tuesday. Members noted Psychology Club plans different events and activities to share their knowledge about psychology with the college community. Dr. Julie Grignon and Dr. Jarred Jenkins, assistant professors of psychology...

Legal Studies Club invites new members in first meeting of semester

Legal Studies Club invites new members in first meeting of semester

James Robinson, Contributor

September 5, 2019

AACC’s Legal Studies Club invited people to join in the first meeting of the semester on Thursday. Law professor Luke Fredericks said the club looks to help students better understand and learn the law. “We connect people to the law, we help people understand what the law is, that the law...

AACC club seeks to fight stigma regarding mental illness around campus

AACC club seeks to fight stigma regarding mental illness around campus

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

September 3, 2019

AACC’s Active Minds Club fights against stigmas concerning mental health, according to the group’s president. The club is AACC’s branch of Active Minds, a non-profit organization dedicated to mental health awareness and suicide prevention. “Our purpose on campus is to fight stigma and...

Free food, activities available during new event

Free food, activities available during new event

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2019

The office of student engagement hosted AACC’s first Riverhawk Day on Aug. 30. The event, held on West Campus, featured free food, games and a henna artist. Mission BBQ and Quinn’s Ice Cream Truck were the caterers. “I think it came together well,” Neena Robertson, program manager for...

ESports Club holds first meeting of semester

ESports Club holds first meeting of semester

Tom Ostrye, Web Designer

August 29, 2019

The AACC ESports Club invited new members to join and meet new friends in their inaugural meeting of the semester on Thursday. The club centers on competitive gaming, as members play multiplayer games including Vainglory, Overwatch, and League of Legends, forming teams in hopes of entering tournament...

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