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Campus Currents editor-in-chief finishes his term with a letter of gratitude to the people on campus who helped him throughout the semester.

Editor-in-chief says good-bye with gratitude for Campus Current role

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2021

 While Aug. 30 was only about three and a half months ago, this entire semester seemed a bit longer than any other I’ve spent at AACC, for good reasons. Today, I am completing my run as Campus Current’s...

Anxiety during finals week is common and involves physical and mental symptoms, counselors say.

Counselors, students offer tips to overcome anxiety over exams

Maggie Brown, Reporter December 6, 2021

Got test anxiety? You are not alone. Second-year English student Mikayla Borneman said she feels like she has “a heart attack the night before [an exam]. ... I freak out, it’s so bad." Almost...

AACCs Entrepreneurial Studies Institute held its annual Big Idea competition virtually this semester and awarded $2,500 to help students start their businesses.

Student entrepreneurs take home cash prizes

D'Angelo Williams, Reporter November 29, 2021

Three student entrepreneurs won a collective $2,500 for their business ideas before Thanksgiving. AACC student Nickie Lambert won the $1,000 first-place prize in the AACC Entrepreneurial Studies Institute’s...

Students say theyre finding reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving, despite the pandemic.

Students grateful for health, loved ones

Maggie Brown, Reporter November 24, 2021

As another COVID-tinged Thanksgiving approaches, AACC students said they're grateful for their health and their loved ones. “I am really grateful that my parents are healthy,” Matthew Coughlin,...

Business student Audrey Wais (middle) visits HawkTrade last week while Allison Baumbusch of the office of Strategic Communications makes a purchase from a student entrepreneur.

HawkTrade show returns to Arnold campus

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

About 100 students and staff last week visited the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute’s first in-person student trade show since the event went all-virtual in spring 2020. Nine student entrepreneurs...

The Student Government Association added 10 senators to its board this week.

SGA adds 10 student senators to board

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2021

The Student Government Association seated 10 new student senators this week who will serve for the remainder of the academic year. SGA President Ben Nussbaumer said 10 candidates signed up for 10...

Students and employees who served in the military say they want classmates to treat them like everyone else. Veterans Day is Nov. 11.

Student veterans find network on campus

Dan Elson, Reporter November 11, 2021

Students who served in the military said last week their classmates might misunderstand the veterans who sit next to them on campus. “You know, we're just like everyday people that just so happened...

Students in professor Steve Canadays English 102 classes last semester published their comments about William Faulkners As I Lay Dying in a new edition.

English classes publish new edition of Faulkner classic

Lilly Roser, Reporter November 10, 2021

Students in two sections of English 102 last spring collaborated to publish an edition of William Faulkner’s iconic novel, "As I Lay Dying," with their insights on the characters in the story. Called...

Members and faculty advisers of Active Minds pose at a barn at Kinder Farm Park during a student club event.

Active Minds club meets at park to walk for suicide prevention

Sydney Klabnik, Reporter November 3, 2021

AACC’s mental health advocacy club hosted a suicide prevention awareness walk at Kinder Farm Park in late October. Six members and the faculty co-advisers of the Active Minds at AACC club gathered...

The Student Government Association hosts weekly events for students, like an online bingo game in October.

SGA to host weekly events for students

Ava Moore, Reporter November 1, 2021

The Student Government Association kicked off a series of weekly events with a virtual bingo game for students in October. President Ben Nussbaumer, a third-year general education student, said he hopes...

Student Government Association officers wore Halloween costumes to campus for Costume Day on Wednesday. From left to right: Michael Amwoga, vice president of finance; Abigail Billovits-Hayes, vice president of public relations; Ben Nussbaumer, president.

Campus celebrates Halloween with costumes, events

Dominic Salacki, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

Halloween is on Sunday but the campus will keep celebrating it for another week. Students, faculty and staff celebrated Halloween, virtually and on campus, over the past couple of weeks at AACC-hosted...

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...

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