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Transfer deadlines approach quickly

Transfer deadlines approach quickly

James Whitley, Sports Editor

February 28, 2017

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

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

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

Openstax.org offers 33 different textbooks students can download for free.

Jesse Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2017

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

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

“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

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...

Local historian speaks at AACC

Courtland Brown-Tabscott, Club Editor

February 16, 2017

Most of the families living in Anne Arundel County are related in some way, a local genealogist said on Feb. 8. Author and historian Elinor Thompson works with the Broadneck African-American Heritage Project, which obtains restoration grants for places or groups with historical significance. She...

Race Card Project displays campus voice

Race Card Project displays campus voice

Tre Mooring, Reporter

February 15, 2017

AACC’s Race Card Project displayed student’s inputs on race onto select walls around campus. The project allows students to write down six words on how they feel about race and place it on a wall in three select locations. The three displays are located in the SUN dining hall, the CRSC building...

Students explore local ancestry

Courtland Brown-Tabscott, Reporter

February 15, 2017

Most of the families living in Anne Arundel County are related in some way, a local genealogist said on Feb. 8. Author and historian Einore Thompson works with the Broadneck African-American Heritage Project, which obtains restoration grants for places or groups with historical significance. ...

New police on AACC campus

New police on AACC campus

Brad Dress, Associate Editor

February 14, 2017

AACC’s Public Safety Department has hired a new officer and is currently looking for another. The Department hired a police officer on Feb. 1 to balance out the public safety officers, who get their training through the college, and the police officers, who train through the Maryland Police Training...

Maryland native recites poems at AACC

Maryland native recites poems at AACC

Jonas Pallaro-Sonneborn, Reporter

February 10, 2017

A native Maryland poet recited his poems about the history of the state to AACC on Feb. 9. “Poetry readings are weird,” began Adam Tavel’s introduction to his third poem. “For a long time, I thought it was the poet’s fault, but I’ve come to think poetry readings are marvelous and good,...

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