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Pumpkins in a pile

Students thankful for health, family this holiday season

Ellianna Shields and Éva Perry November 23, 2022

AACC students said the pandemic has made them more thankful for health and life this Thanksgiving season.  “I’m definitely more thankful for what I have because it was, like, easily lost,” Emily...

First-year entrepreneurship student Hannah Gribbin claims first prize for her business idea at the 13th annual Big Idea competition.

Students win money for business ideas

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2022

Student entrepreneurs won a total of $2,250 in awards to help them make their business ideas a reality on Thursday. First-year entrepreneurial student Hannah Gribbin, who claimed first prize in the...

Campus Current Associate Editor Sam Gauntt in the newsroom

College experience: up to you

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor November 18, 2022

It was 6 p.m. on a late November Thursday last year and the last blotches of crimson sunlight were dancing on my wall while I took an online exam.  Sitting in my room struggling with logarithms, I...

Professor Susan cohen, the director of AACCs creative writing program, will retire at the end of this semester. Shown, Cohen with journalist and author Robert Caro.

Creative writing director reflects on time at AACC

Olivia Sheridan, Reporter November 17, 2022

Editors and alumni of AACC’s student literary magazine held a surprise retirement party to celebrate the retirement of a longtime creative writing professor at an Oct. 16 coffeehouse. This year’s...

Governor-elect Wes Moore speaks at a podium.

Students react to Maryland governor’s race

Dan Elson and Sam Gauntt November 16, 2022

AACC students said in November they are happy about the election of Maryland’s first black governor. In an informal Campus Current poll of 28 students on the Arnold Campus after the midterm election,...

Actors Amanda Matousek and Jackson Bondurant perform in the Moonlight Troupers production of Antigone, running Nov. 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 in the Kauffman Theater.

Moonlight Troupers bring ‘Antigone’ into modern world

Tomi Brunton, Reporter November 12, 2022

Friday night’s production of “Antigone” by Theatre AACC was the first community college play I have ever seen and it couldn’t have been a better introduction. “Antigone” has been a classic...

AACC students will perform Antigone on Nov. 11-13 and 18-20 in the Kauffman theater.

College to put on ‘Antigone’

Tomi Brunton and Jenna Lagoey November 11, 2022

Theatre at AACC will present a modern translation of the Greek tragedy “Antigone” in November. The production, from Nov. 11 to 13 and 18 to 20 at the Kauffman Theater, will mark the first showing...

Student pilot Jenna Lagoey

AACC students earn pilot’s licenses, fly planes

Tomi Brunton, Reporter November 11, 2022

The first time third-year physics student Bryant Pepe flew a plane, he was just 9 years old. On a flight to the Outer Banks with his mother and sister on a small, single-engine plane, the pilot asked...

The Legal Studies Institute hosts a pop-up closet to provide students with free formal wear.

Legal Studies Institute hosts pop-up closet for students

Ellianna Shields, Reporter November 10, 2022

For the second year in a row, the Legal Studies Institute hosted a pop-up closet full of gently used business attire free to any student on Tuesday.  Institute Director Erin Gable organized the giveaway...

Jessica Dall holding her novel

Author speaks on historical-fiction novel

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor November 9, 2022

The historical-action video game, “Assasin’s Creed,” and the events of the 1755 Lisbon earthquake served as inspiration for her novel, a Washington-based author told a crowd of students and faculty...

Second-year Spanish education student Conor Curran speaks at an Anne Arundel County Budget event.

Student leader takes on county positions

Zack Buster, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022

A second-year Spanish education student won a seat on the Anne Arundel County Democratic Central Committee in July. Nineteen-year-old AACC student Board of Trustees member Conor Curran has represented...

Students on a travel study trip to Costa Rica in 2020 led by biology professor Benjamin Weibell. The next chance to take a travel study course will be in 2024.

Study abroad to stay on pause until 2024

Sam Gauntt, Associate Editor November 7, 2022

AACC will not allow students and faculty members to travel out of the country for classes again until early 2024, according to school officials.  The travel study program allowed instructors to take...

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