Campus Current

Walkouts may have consequences despite free speech protections, judges say

Walkouts may have consequences despite free speech protections, judges say

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A panel of six state and federal judges Thursday told students they must be prepared for legal consequences if they engage in civil disobedience such as walkouts. Judges also said they expect lawmakers to start regulating speech on the internet soon.

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Farm animals fill the Quad for Earth Day

Farm animals fill the Quad for Earth Day

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

AACC students had the opportunity to pet farm animals, paint flower pots and get digital caricature drawings on Wednesday. On the Quad, the Campus Activities Board—a student club that organizes campus events for the Student Government Association—hosted a celebration for Earth Day, which is this...

AACC community speaks out for women at annual ‘Soapbox Sisters’ event

AACC community speaks out for women at annual ‘Soapbox Sisters’ event

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment

AACC hosted the annual “Soapbox Sisters” event on March 29, inviting attendees to hear presentations of historical speeches by women. Students, faculty and alumni presented speeches including: “Ain’t I a Woman” by abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth; “Phenomenal...

Students register to vote during live concert in SUN

Students register to vote during live concert in SUN

Sarah Noble, Social Media Manager

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Campus Current held a voter registration drive and live concert in the SUN Dining Hall today. Students could register to vote, listen to live music and pick up copies of Campus Current from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. “I’m registered to vote already,” said first-year transfer studies student Sarah Reshetiloff. “If you don’t put in your vote and opinion in, the ...

Regional human services conference comes to AACC

Regional human services conference comes to AACC

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Showcase

AACC students and faculty hosted an annual three-day human services conference over the weekend. Friday through Sunday, students attended the Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Human Services. Attendees engaged in workshops and discussions about the field of human services, which includes a broad range of...

College hosts month of discussions, information sessions about immigration

College hosts month of discussions, information sessions about immigration

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Throughout the month, AACC students can attend movies, lectures and free legal advice sessions about immigration in the U.S. “We just want to put a human face on some of these immigration stories,” Adil Qaiyumi, a homeland security professor and one of the professors who organized the events,...

Broken water main briefly closes road, Schwartz building

Broken water main briefly closes road, Schwartz building

Roxanne Ready and Daniel Salomon

April 3, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News

A section of Ring Road was closed for about five hours today while workers repaired a broken water main. The section of road between College Drive and Main Access was off-limits to students from about 7:20 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m. "It added like five minutes to my drive," Nick Moutsos, a first-year...

2 candidates run for student body president

2 candidates run for student body president

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, News, Showcase

Student representatives nominated four candidates on Monday for president of the Student Government Association in the 2018-2019 academic year, but only two plan to run.

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Students have access to free stuff on campus

Students have access to free stuff on campus

Mary Kane, Graphic Designer

April 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Anne Arundel Community College students have access to free campus services and health products and to discounted tickets for off-campus events. Discounted tickets to the National Aquarium in Baltimore and to local movie theaters and museums are available through the Office of Student Engagement in...

AACC students say they feel secure on campus

AACC students say they feel secure on campus

Daniel Salomon, Digital Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Just weeks after the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students at AACC said they don’t think it could happen here. In an informal poll of 10 students, most said they feel the campus is safe because of constant patrols by campus Public Safety officers. “I’m...

Black Male Initiative helps minority youth

Black Male Initiative helps minority youth

Raquel Hamner, Photography Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Minority men planning to attend AACC can receive scholarships, attend retreats and find community support. Despite its name, the Black Male Initiative is for all minority men, Leon Thomas, BMI’s program manager and coordinator, said. Thomas and former Dean of Student Services Ivan Harrel started...

Profs put Earth 1st on campus

Profs put Earth 1st on campus

Sarah Noble, Social Media Manager

April 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Karen Israel’s office is filled with recycled items. Shelves are lined with nutrition books and objects she’s found a second use for, like her recycled notepads, made from old, cut-up academic integrity forms, and mason jars filled with office supplies. “I find that most things have another...

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