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CAB Hosts First Anti-Valentine’s Day Dance

Students attend the first Anti-Valentine's dance, hosted by the Campus Activities Board.

Mason Hood, Reporter

February 13, 2020

The Campus Activities Board throws the first Anti-Valentine’s Day Dance Thursday night. CAB member Alex Sawyer, a third-year Spanish education student attended the event. “This is hands down the first time we’ve done this,” Sawyer said. “It started off as a joke, but then the more we...

AACC hosts art exhibit in honor of Black History Month

Curator Thomas James speaks to an audience of students and faculty about the art exhibit Grey Matter: A Response to Blackness, held in the Cade Gallery.

Jake Brannon, Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

AACC hosted an art exhibit in celebration of Black History Month in the Cade Art Gallery on Wednesday. Thomas James curated “Grey Matter: a response to blackness”, which hosted works from four artists who all focus on hardships in African-American history.  “I want people to come in here and...

Campus Activites Board hosts raffle

CAB social media chair Alex Sawyer hosts the SGA Paffle.

Joshua Kirk, Reporter

February 10, 2020

The Campus Activities Board gave away Netflix, Amazon and Hulu gift cards to students on Monday during a giveaway they called Paffle. During the gathering students ate popcorn and learned about the Campus Activities Board, which puts together social events like concerts, outdoor movies and comedy...

Director for Office of Student Engagement leaves position

Leon Thomas III left his position Friday.

Christian Richey, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2020

AACC’s former director of Student Engagement reflected on his time at the school after he left to pursue his doctorate, leaving the college Friday. Leon Thomas III said he left AACC to finish his studies. “I’ll be working on my dissertation,” Thomas said. “I have less than eight months...

Computer Science Club invite all students to join

Computer Science Club members Jeremy Snyder, a second-year computer science student (left), and Vincent Aurigemma, a first-year computer science student work on a project during the club meeting.

Mason Hood, Reporter

February 7, 2020

The president of the Computer Science Club invited new members to join on Friday.   Club members detailed their latest project, an Arduino Breadboard.  “So mostly we are focusing on Arduino right now, building some Arduino projects,” club president Martin Veloso, a third-year computer s...

Amaranth Literary Magazine hosts first open mic this Spring

Mike Pierorazio, a second-year creative writing student, is among the students who performed at Amaranth's 1st Coffeehouse of the semester.

Theodora Francu, Reporter

February 5, 2020

Students had the chance to perform at the first open mic of the semester hosted by Amaranth, AACC’s award winning literary magazine, on Wednesday. Students read poetry, performed live music, told stories and did stand-up. “We have a lot of great talent here,” Mitchell Santos, editor-in-chief...

AACC students learn how to enter $100,000 Business Pitch Competition

Seventh-year business management student Dalton Leonard addresses the crowd.

Johannes Haasbroek, Reporter

February 4, 2020

AACC Students learned on Tuesday about the two main parts of the annual $100,000 Business Pitch Competition, the online application and the live pitch. Stephanie Goldenberg, the Interim Academic Chair of Entrepreneurial Studies Institute said the online portion features students submitting a business...

SGA holds spring general forum

AACC's Student Government Association held it's spring general forum on February 3rd.

Jacob Hudson, Associate Editor

February 3, 2020

AACC’s Student Government Association held their spring general forum meeting on Monday. Topics discussed at the forum included the Nest, club cords and SGA spring elections. Club officials expressed their frustration with the current state of the Nest. “If you are experiencing issues with...

Henna artists puts designs on student hand’s

Henna artist Marcela Faruqui applies the design to a student's hand.

Christian Richey, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2020

An artist printed elaborate henna designs on student’s hands at an event hosted by the Campus Activities Board in the CALT atrium on Friday. Henna artist Marcela Faruqui applied the semi-permanent designs on students, who received them for free. “It’s henna art, it’s like designs on your...

SGA hosts Meet and Greet Brunch

SGA members serve breakfast to students at the Meet and Greet.

Adrianna Gonzalez, Daily Editor

January 30, 2020

Students enjoyed free breakfast courtesy of the Student Government Association at the Meet and Greet Brunch on Thursday. Student Government President Mitchell Santos said the event's goal was to introduce students to the SGA. “This was a kind of a joint collaborative between Student Engagement...

Canadian musician performs concert at AACC

J8ke performs for students in the SUN Dining Hall.

Jacob Dear, Daily Editor

January 29, 2020

The Campus Activities Board hosted a concert in the SUN Dining Hall on Wednesday featuring a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Jake Robertson, who goes by the stage name J8ke, performed song covers including “Circles” by Post Malone, “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson, “Sorry” by Justin...

AACC hosts exhibit on lynching in Maryland

Students visit the Pascal Gallery lynching exhibit.

Adrianna Gonzalez, Daily Editor

January 28, 2020

An AACC sociology professor created an exhibit in the Pascal Gallery to highlight lynchings in Maryland. Taka Ono created the exhibit to raise awareness of the history of lynching in Maryland, including Anne Arundel County. Ono said, “We have an organization called The Maryland Lynching Memorial...

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