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In an informal Campus Current poll, many students expressed hesitancy over voting this November.

Students split about whether they will vote

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor September 29, 2022

More than half of the students in a Campus Current poll in September said they do not intend to vote in the midterm elections in November.  In an informal poll of 25 students on the Arnold campus,...

Steuart Pittman speaking at an event

AACC adjunct faculty gets right to form union

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor September 27, 2022

Some AACC adjunct faculty members are collecting signatures in an effort to form a union. A vote in the Maryland Legislature in 2021 allowed community college faculty and staff to unionize after Sept....

A kickoff meeting on Thursday prepared student entrepreneurs for a November business pitch contest that will award cash prizes.

Students learn to pitch in kickoff event

Ellianna Shields, Reporter September 22, 2022

Would-be student entrepreneurs on Thursday learned how to compete in a November competition that could earn them prizes of up to $1,000. The kickoff meeting was a prelude to November’s Big Idea Competition,...

Sculpture student Sergio Alvarez, a retired surgeon, stands outside the Health and Life Sciences building with five statues he created for the new butterfly garden.

Clubs come together to plant butterfly garden

Jenna Lagoey, Senior Reporter September 19, 2022

Students from multiple clubs and the Biology Department planted a garden on campus last spring designed to attract Monarch butterflies. The garden, outside the Health and Life Sciences Building, is...

Hispanic Heritage Month sign

AACC holds in-person events for Hispanic Heritage Month

Ellianna Shields, Reporter September 16, 2022

For the first time in three years, AACC’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration will include in-person events.  Student success and retention adviser Samuel Cordero-Puchales said this year's celebration...

Alford Shinaberry, AACC’s mailroom supervisor, will retire on Oct. 1 after 52 years with the college. His hobbies include skydiving. Shown, in a jump over Laurel Delaware.

AACC mailworker retires after 52 years

Ava Herring, Diversity Editor September 14, 2022

The employee who has worked the longest at AACC retired on Oct. 1 after 52 years in the mailroom.  Alford Shinaberry, who turns 70 in November, started working in the campus mailroom in September 1970...

First-year students at a table

First-year students say college is friendly

Cole Popov, Reporter September 14, 2022

AACC students who came to campus for the first time this semester said they are finding their classmates and professors friendly. First-year environmental science student Tyler Saveleski said it’s...

Students giving presentation

English learners take courses at AACC

Sam Gauntt, Associate editor September 8, 2022

Bilingual high school students who are trying to improve their English language skills took for-credit writing and grammar classes at AACC over their summer break. The 15 students, from Annapolis High...

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Student services get more on-campus hours

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor August 29, 2022

In-person student services will be available from Monday to Thursday on the Arnold campus this fall, up from three days a week last semester. Student services include academic advising, tutoring, the...

Active Minds Club members

Many clubs to start semester with no funding

Jenna Lagoey, Senior Reporter August 29, 2022

Student clubs will begin the school year without funding for events and trips, unlike in prior years when the Student Government Association approved their budgets in the spring. Office of Student Engagement...

Melissa Boling

School offers mental health appointments

D'Angelo Williams, Reporter August 29, 2022

Those who suffer from mental health issues should seek help for their struggles, an AACC therapist said. Melissa Boling, a personal counselor at AACC, said the campus makes mental health resources available...

The Riverhawks mens and womens soccer teams started their seasons on Aug. 25.

Riverhawks men’s and women’s soccer underway

Dan Elson, Sports Editor August 29, 2022

Men’s soccer head coach Nick Cosentino will enter into his 17th year coaching the Riverhawks. Last season the team finished 8-6. The Riverhawks lost 8-0 in the first round of the playoffs to Richland...

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