Campus Current


Balancing work, school harder online, students say

Hannah Boring, Reporter May 21, 2021

Students find it more difficult to balance school with work and their personal lives when they take online classes compared with in-person classes, they said in March. In an informal Campus Current...

First-year business administration student Michael Amwoga is the Student Government Association's new vice president of finance. He is one of five new SGA officers elected by the student body during May 10-14 voting.

SGA has 5 new vice presidents

Dominic Salacki, Reporter May 18, 2021

Students elected five new executive board members for the Student Government Association last week, but the organization will begin the fall semester without a president. The newly elected vice presidents...

Audrey Wais, SGA's vice president for outreach, plans to become a vegan to do her part to stop climate change. She organized a virtual event to talk about the anxiety some students suffer because of climate change.

Anxious about climate change? You’re not alone

Ryan Oberteuffer, Reporter May 13, 2021

Students and professors agreed in April the best way to combat anxiety over climate change is to educate others about the effects of global warming.  Not feeling like you can fight climate change...

Students feeling more stress as the semester winds down should get enough sleep, eat nutritious meals and meditate, a campus nurse says.

Sleep, healthy food, exercise help relieve stress, nurse says

Dominic Salacki, Reporter May 12, 2021

One of the best ways to manage stress as finals week approaches is to get enough sleep, an AACC nurse said last week.  Seven to nine hours of sleep every night is ideal, Stephanie Jenkins said during...

AACC counselor Diane Hallila encourages students to explore their state of mind and to realize that

Counselor, students discuss removing mental health stigma

Audrey Wais, Reporter May 10, 2021

The coordinator of AACC’s free counseling service told students in April that understanding the triggers that send them into depression or anxiety is a first step to getting those problems under control. Diane...

Students tell Campus Current they want the college to require  students and staff to take the COVID-19  vaccine before they come to campus in the fall.

Students favor mandatory vaccine for return to campus

Dominic Salacki, Reporter May 10, 2021

AACC students said in April the college should require everyone who comes onto campus in the fall to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. In an informal poll of 29 students, 19 told Campus...

Campus Current, AACC's digital student newspaper, wins the Student Government Association's Club of the Year award for the second time. Shown, issues of the print edition of Campus Current, which temporarily suspended publication a year ago because of the pandemic.

Campus Current is SGA Club of the Year

Dominic Salacki, Reporter May 4, 2021

The Student Government Association named AACC’s student newspaper, Campus Current, Club of the Year on Monday. The Club of the Year award is SGA’s highest honor for a student club, Adrianna Russell...

Students can take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a personality inventory, to help them pursue careers that will make them happy.

Adviser: Choose a major that fits your personality

Jazsmine Hill, Reporter May 3, 2021

Students could enjoy college and their future careers more if they choose majors and jobs that suit their personalities, an academic adviser told a virtual audience last week. Joan Sturtevant, a career...

Nine students shared $50,500 in prize money as winners of the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute's annual Business Pitch Competition on Thursday. Shown, participants in the Annapolis Social League, a sports and social network created by prizewinner Jeremiah Batucan (far right).

Student entrepreneurs take home $50,500 in seed money

Ryan Oberteuffer, Reporter April 30, 2021

Four students won $10,000 each for their business ideas at the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute’s annual Business Pitch Competition on Thursday. Another five entrepreneurs took home amounts ranging...

First-year culinary arts student Jordan Foley was one of eight entrepreneurs who showed off a start-up at Hawktrade, a virtual show sponsored by the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute.

Entrepreneurs show off start-ups at Hawktrade

Ryan Oberteuffer, Reporter April 28, 2021

Student and alumni entrepreneurs in April showcased start-ups specializing in feeding veterans, coaching members of the LGBTQ+ community and helping clients build their portfolios. Those businesses...

Nurses from AACC's Health and Wellness Center tell students that smoking can compromise lung function--an especially high risk during a pandemic.

Campus Wellness Center helps students kick the habit

Dominic Salacki, Reporter April 23, 2021

A fear of compromising their immune systems is motivating some students to quit smoking, two AACC registered nurses said Wednesday. “Right now, with COVID, this is not the time for anyone’s lungs...

The Class of 2021 will mark graduation day in a

Class of 2021 will ride on Ring Road, not walk on stage

Hannah Boring, Reporter April 22, 2021

For the second spring in a row, AACC graduates will trade walking across a stage for driving around Ring Road on graduation day.  The college, which has been mostly closed since March 2020 because...

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