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Student workers get new clock-in system

Student workers get new clock-in system

Brayden Nazarian, Reporter

October 1, 2019

AACC introduced a time clock system for student workers this semester, shifting from a time recording system. The new system requires students to log their hours by using an app to clock in at the beginning of their shifts and clock out at the end. Under the old system, workers only recorded their...

AACC Opera presents musical ‘Sunset Blvd’

AACC Opera presents musical ‘Sunset Blvd’

David Stemmle, Daily Editor

October 1, 2019

Student actors will star alongside performers from the community in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Sunset Boulevard” at the Kauffman Theater Oct. 4. The musical, adapted from the Billy Wilder film of the same name, is set in 1940s Hollywood. It addresses the issues of aging silent film stars...

Knitters talk social justice

Knitters talk social justice

Christina Browning, Multimedia Editor

October 1, 2019

AACC faculty members this semester started a knitting club for professors, students and staff who want to talk about social justice issues as they knit. The Radical Knitting Club had its first meeting on Sept. 6 in the library. The meeting began with Dr. Heather Rellihan reading a passage...

Class paints mural at Glen Burnie campus

Class paints mural at Glen Burnie campus

Kamryn Tisdel, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Students in an AACC art class painted a 68-foot mural on the side of the Glen Burnie AACC campus building last spring. The mural features six images of balloons designed by the students to reflect the history of Glen Burnie. The largest balloon shows a ferris wheel to represent the annual county...

Students audition for Nov. drag show

Students audition for Nov. drag show

David Stemmle, Daily Editor

September 27, 2019

AACC students auditioned for a Halloween themed charity drag show on Friday. The Gay-Straight Alliance will host the bi-annual drag show Drag-O-Ween on Nov. 1. All proceeds raised during the show will be donated to the Trevor Project, a suicide prevention organization focusing on helping LGBT youth...

AACC hosts panel discussion on vaping

AACC hosts panel discussion on vaping

Karlene Dahlman, Reporter

September 25, 2019

AACC faculty held a panel discussion on September 25 about the developing problem of vaping and e-cigarettes among youth. Shad Ewart, chair of the business management department, led the panel, focused on health issues associated with vaping. “It was [very] informative,” Michael Gimon, a third-year...

Students hold publicity blitz for upcoming event

Students hold publicity blitz for upcoming event

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

A communications class held a publicity blitz on Wednesday for an upcoming, on-campus event. Chris Wilson, an author who earned his associate degree from AACC while in prison, is coming to speak in the Kauffman Theater at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 30. “I’m so excited [for Chris Wilson’s speech],”...

Police report shows decline in thefts

Police report shows decline in thefts

David Stemmle, Daily Editor

September 24, 2019

Thefts dropped 33% since 2016 according to a report by campus police posted on Tuesday.  The Department of Public Safety and Police 2019 annual security report shows a steady decrease in overall crime.   However, on Arnold campus there were two more occurrences of fraud than the previous year.   ...

Students can win $1,000 grand prize in business pitch competition

Students can win $1,000 grand prize in business pitch competition

Lauryn Simms, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Business students who hope to compete in the Entrepreneurial Institute’s Big Idea competition viewed video pitches from former $1,000 winners on Tuesday. Contestants, including faculty and staff will pitch their original ideas for new businesses via video by Oct. 24. One of the videos showed...

Activist speaks to AACC about MLK

Activist speaks to AACC about MLK

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

September 23, 2019

An activist explained how the message of Martin Luther King Jr. translates to our current day in a lecture held on campus Monday. Ralikh Hayes, an activist and co-founder of Black Leaders Organizing for Change, said movements have evolved since the time of King. “I talked about Dr. King and his...

Community Service Fair connects students and non-profits

Community Service Fair connects students and non-profits

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

September 19, 2019

AACC Service Learning held their annual Community Service Fair, helping to connect students and non-profit organizations, on Thursday. Service Learning coordinator Tresa Ballard said the fair, held every semester, helps connect students, faculty, and staff to non-profit partners. “We are really...

Honor society offers scholarships to qualified students

Honor society offers scholarships to qualified students

Jacob Dear, Reporter

September 18, 2019

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society held an information session this Wednesday to explain key facts regarding the qualifications, benefits, and nature of the organization. The organization offers scholarships to members who meet the eligibility requirement. Students need a minimum GPA of 3.5 and to have...

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