Campus Current

Student body elects new president

Student body elects new president

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Showcase

Student Government Association President Jonathan O’Dea announced his replacement for the 2018-2019 academic year on Monday. Students elected Jacob Smith, a second-year business management student, by voting on the Nest—AACC’s student club management website—between April 30 and May 4. Smith...

AACC art students show off talent

AACC art students show off talent

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

May 11, 2018


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This year’s Juried Student Art Show at the Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery features around 70 student art works in all media, from ceramics to digital art. Heather Harvey, an art professor from Washington College in Chestertown, juried the show and spoke at the reception on May 2. Harvey also...

Students speak on their lives with disabilities

Students speak on their lives with disabilities

Daniel Nickerson, Reporter

May 4, 2018


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Students gathered on Wednesday to share their experiences living with disabilities. Members of Students Out to Destroy Assumptions—a student organization that supports students with disabilities—discussed what it is like to live with asthma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, hearing impairments and chronic...

Korean club hosts tea party on the Quad

Lakeesha Kenney, Reporter

May 1, 2018


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AACC students attended a tea party on the Quad on April 26. Students drank tea and ate rice cakes while the Korean Culture Club, which hosted the event, shared information about the teas served and the benefits of drinking them. For example, club president Joe Foughty, a third-year business administration...

Candidates debate for student government presidency

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News

Two candidates debated their 2018-2019 student government presidential platforms on April 18. Campus Current hosted the debate, which newsroom manager Michael Garvey moderated. Campus Current’s editor-in-chief Roxanne Ready and photography editor Raquel Hamner made up a two-person questioning panel. “I...

AACC offers noncredit classes about drones

AACC offers noncredit classes about drones

Michael Garvey, Newsroom Manager

May 1, 2018


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AACC will offer a new noncredit course this May for students interested in becoming certified drone pilots. The new course, FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Exam Preparation, is one of 13 noncredit courses at AACC related to using drones in various commercial and emergency responder jobs. For example, students...

Annual journal for arts displays college talent

Annual journal for arts displays college talent

Ashley Sokolowski, Reporter

May 1, 2018


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The 43rd edition of AACC’s student-run literary journal came out on April 25. Amaranth features poetry, songs, short stories and artwork from students and alumni. “From the point of view of academics, it is great to be able to show students how skills that they learn in creative writing are...

Campus Current reporter wins award for coverage

Campus Current reporter wins award for coverage

May 1, 2018


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Campus Current newsroom manager Michael Garvey (center) received an award from the Student Achievement and Success Program—SASP—for his coverage of veterans’ issues on campus. Here, he poses with Harlan Harrell (left), the military/veterans services program manager; and Kat Schorr, the military...

Riverhawk athletes say no harassment at AACC

Riverhawk athletes say no harassment at AACC

Vincent Moreland, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Sports

AACC athletes said they have not witnessed or experienced sexual harassment on campus. In a Campus Current survey of 338 AACC students, none of the 34 athletes who participated said they have been sexually harassed at AACC. Two female athletes and six male athletes said they have been sexually...

SGA awards celebrate excellence on campus

Raquel Hamner, Photography Editor

May 1, 2018


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The Student Government Association hosted its annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on April 27 to recognize the achievements of students, staff and faculty over the academic year. SGA President Johnathan O’Dea presented a newly created award to Christine Storck, who will retire June 30 as director...

Dick pics: common but unwanted, poll shows

Dick pics: common but unwanted, poll shows

Sarah Noble, Social Media Manager

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Showcase

Cheyenne Jones, a theater student and frequent Tinder user, said she was texting a man she didn’t know on the dating app when he sent her a surprising image. “He was asking what I like about theater, and as I was typing, he sent me a dick pic,” Jones said. “Then he asked, ‘What do you think?’” At...

AACC students call for more campus security

AACC students call for more campus security

Olivia Callahan, Reporter

May 1, 2018


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AACC students said in April the college should install metal detectors on campus. In an informal poll of 20 students, 14 said they would support metal detectors even though the campus has little crime.  In fact, all 20 students in the poll said they feel safe on the Arnold campus. Yet the coll...

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