Campus Current

College to get photo project

College to get photo project

Elizabeth Spearman, Campus Life Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

The photo-storytelling project Dear World is coming to AACC on April 11 to 12. During the event, students will write words on each other’s skin to tell their stories, share their passions and deliver their message to the world. The words will answer the question: “If you had one story to...

Activist speaks about race, equality to crowd

Activist speaks about race, equality to crowd

Roxanne Ready, Reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

To treat all lives with equal significance, we need to listen to each other’s stories, motivational speaker Monti Washington said at an interactive speech on campus in February. The presentation, titled “Which Lives Matter?” lasted for more than an hour and a half and included a spoken word...

Professor offers aid to mid-income taxpayers

Professor offers aid to mid-income taxpayers

Courtland Brown-Tabscott, Reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

An AACC business professor is preparing income tax returns for free for students, faculty and staff who earn $54,000 or less per year. Students and others, including members of the non-campus community, can call or email professor Reb Beatty to schedule an appointment before April 12. Taxpayers can...

Students not in rush to plan out Spring Break

Students not in rush to plan out Spring Break

Chase Ellington, Reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

For many AACC students, planning for this year’s Spring Break will be a last-minute chore. In an informal poll of 20 students, nine said they haven’t decided what they will do during the week of March 13, when classes are canceled. Six others said they will travel, and five are planning to stay...

Place settings honor women

Place settings honor women

Tre Mooring, Reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

The AACC Women’s Institute and Visual Arts Department are bringing a project to the college that will highlight historical women. Sister Settings, a project for Women’s History Month, will make its second run at AACC March 27 to 31. Like last year, groups of students will paint abstract images...

Transfer deadlines approach quickly

Transfer deadlines approach quickly

James Whitley, Sports Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Deadlines are approaching for students looking to transfer to a four-year school in the fall. Matthew Thomas, a junior undecided major, said transferring to a four-year school will have its ups and downs. “Even if you’re not sure what you want to do, transferring to a four-year is still exciting,”...

Magician enthralls audience

Magician enthralls audience

Elizabeth Spearman, Campus Life Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, Showcase

Campus Activities Board brought an "America’s Got Talent" finalist magician to AACC on Feb. 24. The magician Mike Super's first trick was having someone from the audience crush an empty coke can, which he then straightened out--without touching it--with the motion of his fingers. For his next...

Students invited to use backwards bike

Students invited to use backwards bike

Jonas Tintenseher, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A backwards bike is available to view and ride on campus. The bike is identical to a normal bike, but when the rider turns the bike to the right, the front wheel goes left, and vice versa. Destin Sandlin, who brings the bike to talks and conventions to show how it reflects the difference between...

Free psychology textbook available for students

Free psychology textbook available for students

Jesse Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Students who are taking or are interested in Psychology classes on campus can now download a free textbook. Instead of paying $152 for a physical textbook, students can download a file from openstax.org and have access to the information required for class, and also be able to view psychology-related...

Scholarships offered to AACC students

Jymyaka Braden, Reporter

February 20, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, News

The children of AACC faculty and staff could qualify for scholarships of up to $100,000 from McDaniel College The Maryland school has partnered with 11 community colleges in the Baltimore-Washington area. The Educator's Legacy scholarships are for students in grades K-12 or at one of those community...

Celebrating Black History through art

Celebrating Black History through art

Elizabeth Spearman, Photographer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

“My favorite piece is the butterfly piece, the Mohammad Ali one. Reminds me very much of a devil and an angel on your shoulder about making decisions. Amazing work!” Kayla Garner, second year Transfer Studies student. “Very Vibrant works. The three dimensional piece is impressive. Black Hi...

AACC hosts annual internship fair

AACC hosts annual internship fair

James Haggerty, Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A job internship fair has been held at Anne Arundel Community College for 2 years now, but this year was the first time all schools of instruction were invited. Many employers such as Anne Arundel Medical Center, Six Flags, Bello Machre and The Well attended the event. A representative for each...

The independent student newspaper of Anne Arundel Community College.
Campus Life