Campus Current

Students prep for upcoming drag show

Students prep for upcoming drag show

Daniel Nickerson, Multimedia Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

  In a Campus Current social media poll of 49 followers, 60 percent said they would attend a drag queen show on campus, while 40 percent disagreed. Each year, the Gay Straight Alliance    sponsors an event called “Dragapalooza,” where students dress in drag and put on a runway show for...

ESI profs prep graduating AACC students for their futures

ESI profs prep graduating AACC students for their futures

Amber Nathan, Reporter

May 13, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Showcase

  Graduating entrepreneurs should stay positive, practice self-care and never give up, according to ESI faculty and staff.  Carlene Cassidy, chair of the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute, encouraged students to keep their heads high as they head to four-year schools or the workforce and ...

Students say their social media is ‘professional’ enough

Students say their social media is ‘professional’ enough

Lindey Gapsis, Reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Feature, Showcase

In a Campus Current Instagram poll of 70 followers, most said they consider their social media accounts work-appropriate. Students said they mostly use Snapchat and Instagram platforms, but they avoid posting inappropriate photos or captions that future employers might not like. In one poll, 28...

SGA adds new plans for next fall, graduation

SGA adds new plans for next fall, graduation

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Front Page, News, Showcase

The Student Government Association created a new position for next fall and will allow students to purchase club T-shirts and wear chords for their clubs at graduation. The new position, Vice President of Outreach, Community and Engagement will be “Pretty much a liaison between all the clubs at...

See AACC dancers’ practice pay off in “Spring Migration”

See AACC dancers’ practice pay off in “Spring Migration”

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

May 4, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Entertainment, Feature, Front Page, Showcase

  AACC’s Dance Company performed a collection of original works collectively titled “Spring Migration” to a packed audience on May 3.  This spring marks their 30th anniversary and they are performing two shows to celebrate.  “Spring Migration” is also scheduled for 4 at The Kauffman Theater at 8p.m. and the “Alum...

AACC entrepreneurs win money at annual business pitch competition

AACC entrepreneurs win money at annual business pitch competition

Lindey Gapsis, Reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Campus Life, Front Page, News, Showcase

A baking and pastry student at AACC won $15 thousand toward her bakery business in April, during the college's annual Business Pitch Competition. AACC’s $100,000 Business Pitch Competition is a yearly event held for students to pitch their business ideas to a panel of seven judges who grant money...

Students: Too busy for opinion forms

Students: Too busy for opinion forms

Lindey Gapsis, Reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Education

In an informal poll on the Arnold campus, most students said they have not filled out their Student Opinion forms, but professors said they should. At the end of courses, professors offer AACC students the option to answer a survey, which reveals there opinion about the class and instructor. Professors...

AACC hosts film fest, chooses winners

AACC hosts film fest, chooses winners

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Entertainment, Feature

A student film about a man seeking redemption after murder won the best drama award at AACC’s first student film festival on April 26. The filmmaker, Dylan Siebenhar, a second-year film studies student, also won the best overall prize for what the judge called “a unique voice” emerging. “‘Purgatory...

County executive proposes 2020 AACC budget

County executive proposes 2020 AACC budget

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Campus Life, Education, Showcase

  County Executive Steuart Pittman proposed the fiscal year 2020 budget to the county council on May 1. Part of this budget deals directly with the college, which requested $4 million total. However, Pittman only approved $3 million of this. “We are developing a plan to manage the...

Ex-prisoner gets AACC degree, set to help produce film with Anonymous Content

Ex-prisoner gets AACC degree, set to help produce film with Anonymous Content

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Education, Feature, News, Showcase

  This is the final installment in a three-part series on an AACC program to take community college classes to students in prison. In June 1996, 17-year-old Chris Wilson walked outside of his home in Washington, D.C., where two men followed him down the block. In an attempt to escape t...

Living cost among top concerns in AA county

Living cost among top concerns in AA county

April 30, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, News

The high cost of living is the top concern of Anne Arundel County residents, a survey by AACC’s Center for the Study of Local Issues found in April. Among their other concerns are drug abuse, sexual harassment, police and minority interactions, and low college graduation rates due to rising tuition...

Students: Use summer to refocus for next fall

Students: Use summer to refocus for next fall

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

AACC students who plan to return to campus next fall should take advantage of on-campus resources during the summer to get into a productive mindset before school starts. Although some students will graduate in May, many will return to the college for the second, third or fourth year in a row. Some...

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