Campus Current

Local screenwriter speaks to students

Brad Dress, Reporter

November 14, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

A Maryland screenwriter taught students at AACC Thursday about landing jobs, getting out there and making works in the field of creative writing. Kevin Michael West spoke at the Kauffman theater to more than 20 students about the business side of screenwriting and how to get started with life after co...

Gamers raise money for Johns Hopkins at AACC

Gamers raise money for Johns Hopkins at AACC

Gabriella Flores, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, News

On Nov. 5, AACC’s Arnold Campus Gamers managed to raise $1,000 for Johns Hopkins Children’s Hospital, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in a 25-hour marathon. “Extra Life is an organization that raises money for children’s charities by having people have these game days,” Daniel...

Conduct offense bans student from campus

Conduct offense bans student from campus

Brad Dress, Reporter

November 9, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Campus police banned a student from school grounds Thursday for yelling and using profanity in the library. At approximately 10:30 a.m., police issued a male student a temporary ban order from the campus after the student yelled and cursed at the director of student conduct in his office in the libra...

Photo friday: behind the scenes at AACC

Photo friday: behind the scenes at AACC

Judi Handel, Staff Photographer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Ever wondered what the people that work in the Library, offices and book stores? Campus Current went around and did had a little chat with them. “I basically discharge books, shelf books, issue library cards. I don’t really have an exact job title. It can get a little slow and it’s a pretty laid back job but it’s great for people watching. ...

Maryland novelist Susan Moger draws blood at AACC

Maryland novelist Susan Moger draws blood at AACC

Brad Dress, Reporter

October 31, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, News

The author of the young adult novel “Of Better Blood” told AACC students in October that labeling the disabled and others is a “dangerous” practice. Novelist Susan Moger, who spoke on campus as part of the Writers Reading @ AACC program, said the story of a young relative with polio inspired...

Students flock to drag queens

Students flock to drag queens

Gabriella Flores, Reporter

October 31, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

AACC’s Gay-Straight Alliance hosted Drag-A-Palooza, the campus’s first drag show, on Oct. 21 at the Kauffman theatre to benefit The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is a leading organization in youth suicide prevention. The project travels around to college campuses in order to spread awareness....

AACC brings together local Hispanic culture

AACC brings together local Hispanic culture

Brad Dress, Reporter

October 31, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

AACC celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with more than 10 events all across campus between September and October. The Hispanic Heritage Month Committee organized the events to engage in Hispanic culture, to make Hispanic students feel welcome and to showcase the talent of local Hispanics like sculptor...

College community comes out

College community comes out

Mary McKiel, Campus Life Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

AACC recognized National Coming Out Week with a week-long series of talks on campus. Talks ranged from topics of sexual health to the need for LGBT allies.  A total of 11 talks were planned. Two events were cancelled.  Dr. Richard Otten, coordinator of the week’s activities, said scheduled presenters...

Photo Friday: autumn perspective at AACC

Photo Friday: autumn perspective at AACC

Judi Handel, Staff Photographer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Photographer Judi Handel journeyed through campus capturing the seasonal changes of fall. As she documented her path through AACC's campus, she highlighted the quietness of the season through her insightful captions. Title: Abandoned "Took this in front of the library in the school quad." Title: The New Kid "I took this on the stairs exiting the quad heading to the bo...

Student altercation draws police response

Student altercation draws police response

Brad Dress, Reporter

October 27, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, News

Two students were involved in a physical altercation Oct. 24 and were banned from the school as a result, according to AACC police. Two female students, both 20, got into a physical fight in a classroom on the third floor of the Careers building. A professor and one student broke up the fight within ...

Emotions evoked through spoken word

Emotions evoked through spoken word

Brad Dress, Reporter

October 26, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

An award-winning poet, actor and writer told AACC students Tuesday to think twice about labeling and identifying someone by race, gender, disorders or diseases. Carlos Andres Gomez, who calls himself a “spoken word artist,” performed multiple slam poems—intensely emotional poetry recitals—de...

Cards Against Hypnosis leaving students in awe

Cards Against Hypnosis leaving students in awe

Anthony Petro, Club News Editor

October 25, 2016


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Hypnotist and Magician David Hall performed his famous Cards Against Hypnosis skit in the Student Union dining hall Monday afternoon, leaving the audience awed and laughing.                David Hall became interested in hypnosis and magic in 1998, and performs shows all year round for variou...

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