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Campus Current staff members offer tips to survive the last days of finals week

Campus Current staff members offer tips to survive the last days of finals week

Sarah Noble, Multimedia

December 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Want to survive the last few days of final exams? Follow these steps that Campus Current staff members swear by. While studying: Some exams cover material you learned at the beginning of the semester. If you don’t know where to start, break your review time into small steps. Ideally, everyone wants ...

Active Minds hosts Fidos for Finals

Active Minds hosts Fidos for Finals

Alex Fregger, Technology Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Diversity, Entertainment, News, Showcase

A student club invited a service dog charity to help students de-stress during finals week. The Active Minds club invited Fidos for Freedom to bring their service dogs on campus as a way for students to relax and have a distraction during finals. Fidos for Freedom is a non-profit organization that...

Biology professor passes away Nov. 29

Biology professor passes away Nov. 29

Sarah Noble, Multimedia Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus Life, Front Page, News, Showcase

An AACC professor, who was recently ranked as emeritus status, passed away Friday Nov. 29. Dr. Jill Loukides, a professor who taught at AACC for 14 years, passed suddenly, according to Dr. Mike Gavin, vice president for leaning. “Although the passing came about quickly, she was awarded Emeritus...

Foundation co-founder, $1M donor dies in Nov.

Foundation co-founder, $1M donor dies in Nov.

Sarah Noble, Multimedia Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Carole Ratcliffe, a long-time donor and supporter of AACC’s Entrepreneurial Studies Institute, passed away in November. Ratcliffe was best known for co-founding the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation with her husband. The Ratcliffes donated millions of dollars to schools like the University...

Campus starts free night care starts on campus

Campus starts free night care starts on campus

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

The college’s Child Development Center will start offering free evening child care in January. The addition of evening hours, which the campus Child Development Center, or CDC, has not offered since 2016, resulted from a $98,719 U.S. Department of Education grant the college received for the first...

Looking at phones may cause neck injury, pain

Looking at phones may cause neck injury, pain

Arianna Beers, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News

Neck pain caused by looking down at cellphones poses a problem for students, according to a chiropractor who spoke on campus in November. Dr. Cameron Hatam, who spoke to members of the student Health and Wellness Club on campus, described “text neck” as the unnatural curve of the spine, caused...

Gen ed English classes will change in fall 2019

Gen ed English classes will change in fall 2019

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

AACC students must take three more credits of English in order to earn an associate degree, starting next fall. Current students who placed high on the Accuplacer test or took the SAT and earned a high score can take ENG 121 as an accelerated three-credit course instead of taking the usual six-credit...

Stevenson accepts all credits for bus. admin.

Stevenson accepts all credits for bus. admin.

Daniel Salomon, Multimedia Producer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News

Stevenson University this semester began accepting all credits from the AACC business administration program. AACC and Stevenson University have an articulation agreement, which is a partnership that matches courses at AACC with similar ones at other universities, so they will transfer. “If a stude...

Campus Current sends cards, papers to troops

Campus Current sends cards, papers to troops

Ashley Sokolowski, Associate Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Club News

Campus Current staff members made holiday cards and care packages before Thanksgiving to send to a military unit in Afghanistan for the holidays. Eleven student journalists on the newspaper team spent four hours creating  the cards, which they sent to the unit along with copies of Campus Current. “A...

Committee might alter student opinion forms

Committee might alter student opinion forms

Daniel Salomon, Multimedia Producer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Although AACC professors have reported that few in their classes submit student opinion forms, they said the feedback can improve their classes next semester. Student opinion forms are electronic surveys the college sends to students at the end of each semester to solicit their impressions of their...

Cosmetic guru chooses AACC

Cosmetic guru chooses AACC

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Student Spotlight

When Emily Sokolowski was a junior in high school, she was falling down the rabbit hole that is the internet as she avoided her chemistry homework. The third-year entrepreneurship student haphazardly entered an online makeup contest while browsing the web, and although she didn’t win, it ignited...

Students say they favor personal holiday gifts

Students say they favor personal holiday gifts

Coleman Guthrie, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

AACC teachers and students said they prefer exchanging meaningful gifts during the holidays, as opposed to spending money on material things. Some students on campus said they choose the presents they give to close family and friends with thought and care. Second-year psychology student Justin...

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