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Prof offers free tax return help

Prof offers free tax return help

Amber Nathan, Advertising Manager

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

An accounting professor is helping students and faculty complete their tax forms for free this spring. Accounting professor Mike Gavin replaced Reb Beatty, a business administration professor who used to run the tax program. Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, students, staff,...

Entrepreneurs vie for $100,000

Entrepreneurs vie for $100,000

Reese Levin, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

The AACC Entrepreneurial Studies Institute in February hosted a kickoff event for students interested in entering the group’s $100,000 Business Pitch Competition. The competition is open to all AACC students and offers scholarships, mentoring and funds to help grow businesses. To compete, participants...

4 students help repair Florida Keys coral reef

4 students help repair Florida Keys coral reef

Alex Fregger, Technology Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Tech

Four AACC students went to Florida over winter break to help repair the country’s only living coral reef. Hurricane Irma, the superstorm of 2017, was the most powerful Atlantic hurricane in U.S. history. Its eye crossed directly over and damaged the coral reef off of the Florida Keys. The reef also...

Past fundraiser alleges rape by Virginia Lt. Gov.

Past fundraiser alleges rape by Virginia Lt. Gov.

Sarah Noble, Daily Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, News

One of the two women who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault worked at AACC in the mid-2000s. School fundraiser Meredith Watson, a Baltimore resident, worked for the AACC Foundation for about two years starting in 2006. Watson on Feb. 8 said Fairfax raped her when they...

College intern digs to find, clean-up artifacts

College intern digs to find, clean-up artifacts

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

On each sunny day of the summer since early childhood, second-year archaeology student Gabrielle Rapine has taken to her backyard in historic Londontowne with her father and four siblings, metal detectors in hand. “We would find coins dated throughout the 1900s and little things like bottle caps,”...

Construction causes tardiness

Construction causes tardiness

Alex Fregger, Technology Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Front Page, Showcase

AACC students said in February the detours and altered parking lots on the Arnold campus are making them late for class. In an informal survey of 45 students on the Arnold campus, 20 complained about parking and traffic. On a five-point scale, one rated the situation as “negative 10.” “I...

Journalists cover live shooting

Journalists cover live shooting

Daniel Salomon, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

Campus Current Multimedia Editor Daniel Nickerson was working a Saturday shift at Medieval Times at Arundel Mills on Feb. 16, when his manager rushed employees into the kitchen and told them to stay there. Nickerson didn’t stay there for long. Once he realized that store managers all over the...

Therapist helps by styling hair

Therapist helps by styling hair

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Diversity

African-American women should “view [their] hair as a form of stress management,” a Washington, D.C., clinical psychologist told an AACC audience on Feb. 13. During a presentation titled, “Psychohairapy,” Dr. Afiya Mbilishaka advised the audience of 16 people in the Florestano Building to...

Literature class discusses “The Big Smoke” for BHM

Literature class discusses “The Big Smoke” for BHM

Philip Van Slooten, Daily Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Diversity

An english professor facilitated a discussion this morning with students and faculty on a poetry collection focused on a famous black boxer.   AACC professor, Dr. Suzanne Spoor, read passages from “The Big Smoke,” by Adrian Matejka, an African-American poet.   The work is written from the perspective of Jack Johnson, a boxer from the early 1900s, who fought racism and segregation to become the...

Opera AACC hits all marks with ‘Sweeney Todd’

Opera AACC hits all marks with ‘Sweeney Todd’

Chance Iheoma, Photography Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Entertainment, Front Page, Showcase

Opera AACC gave an astounding performance of the musical thriller “Sweeney Todd” on Feb 16. The performance, directed by faculty member Jerry Vess and conducted by Anna Binneweg of the AACC Symphony Orchestra, opened on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Robert E. Kauffman Theater on campus. Additional...

Service learning fair involves students with volunteering opportunities

Service learning fair involves students with volunteering opportunities

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A collection of community-service members met in the SUN dining hall on Feb. 12 to share volunteering opportunities with AACC students. The service learning fair included representatives from the Health and Wellness Center on campus, the Healthy Kids program, Seeds 4 Success, the Kent Island Federation...

Possible gas leak causes smoke, evacuation

Alex Fregger, Daily Reporter

February 8, 2019


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

The Cade building was evacuated today at 12:54 p.m. as students in class smelt burning rubber and saw smoke. At around 12:30 AACC facilities were notified of a possible gas leak and a smell of burning plastic or oil. Shortly after at 12:54, fire alarms on Cade’s first and second floors when off...

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