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Virtual reality coming to AACC classes in ’19

Virtual reality coming to AACC classes in ’19

Alex Fregger, Tech Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Showcase

AACC is bringing virtual reality—VR—to classes and clubs during the next two years. Manager of Instructional Technology Cathy Bosse said several programs on campus are looking to integrate VR so it will be more available to students during classes. VR headsets—high-tech goggles—work by...

AACC Athletics plans to develop esports team

AACC Athletics plans to develop esports team

Alex Fregger, Tech Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Front Page, News, Showcase, Sports

AACC Athletics plans to make esports part of its program next fall. Esports—electronic sports—involve established teams that play video games competitively for fun, ranking or monetary rewards. Athletics Director Duane Herr said he’s hoping to introduce esports officially to the college a...

Students club to host events across campus

Students club to host events across campus

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Entertainment, News, Showcase

AACC student clubs are holding a number of events in October to raise awareness of domestic violence, disabilities and the LGBTQ+ community. On Oct.3, SODA--Students Out to Destroy Assumptions--will hold its second annual Assumption Destroyers Festival from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Quad, so stu...

Student Engagement hosts mental health fair, educates attendees

Arianna Beers, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Office of Student Engagement hosted a mental health fair Tuesday to educate students about mental illnesses and disorders. Informational booths and tables were set out from noon to 4 in the SUN Student Union where students could play games and engage in activities. “There is a lot of stigma...

Amaranth hosts first coffee house of school

Amaranth hosts first coffee house of school

Sarah Noble, Multimedia Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Diversity, Entertainment, News, Photo Feature, Showcase

AACC’s literary magazine Amaranth hosted it’s first coffee house open mic session tonight in the Humanities theater. Creative writing student Mike Pierorazilo, is the club’s new editor-in-chief. For coffee house performances, he said he plans on “keeping with tradition” when it comes...

Hawk’s Nest Grille offers food for Hispanic Heritage Month

Annie Belle Neugebauer, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Diversity, Showcase

The Hawk’s Nest Grill & Deli is offering a variety of Spanish food this week to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The Grill set out rice and chicken enchilada’s in the hot bar. At the counter, students can order empanadas for a discounted price. “The food is reasonably priced and healthy,”...

AACC Women’s Volleyball wins first game of season

Tommy Parker, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

The AACC Women’s Volleyball team won their first game of the season on Monday against Allegany College of Maryland. In a best of five game match, the Riverhawks won three games to none. They won by a score of 25-16, 25-17 and 25-16. “It feels good to get it in and out of the way,” said head...

CAB hosts food truck festival

CAB hosts food truck festival

Brady Reilly, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, News, Showcase

The Campus Activity Board set up three food trucks in the back of parking lot A Wednesday afternoon from 11-2. The food trucks included Truck of Deliciousness, Pablo’s Tacos, LovePuddin, BricknFire Pizza and Kona Ice, who all gave free food to the first 150 students who attended the event. The limit...

Campus clubs promote events, student involvement at fair

Campus clubs promote events, student involvement at fair

Arianna Beers, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Front Page, News, Showcase

The Campus Activity Board hosted a student involvement fair September fifth on the Quad to promote AACC’s clubs and programs. Tables and booths were set out from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. that offered club information, prizes and food. Ren Bishop, a second-year psychology student and editor of AACC’s...

Women’s Soccer plays alumni in home scrimmage

Women’s Soccer plays alumni in home scrimmage

Brady Reilly , Sports Co-Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Front Page, Showcase, Sports

AACC Women’s Soccer played an alumni team in a scrimmage match on Thursday night. The campus team won 5-1. Hannah Lieb, a first-year goalie, had three saves to keep the Riverhawks ahead by two goals going into half time. “The potential is there,” head coach Karin Victorio said. “We c...

“Flashback Friday” concludes AACC’s Welcome Week

“Flashback Friday” concludes AACC’s Welcome Week

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Showcase, Uncategorized

During this fall’s Welcome Week, AACC’s Campus Activities Board threw its first ever nineties-themed Flashback Friday event on Campus. The Campus Activities Board—or CAB—came up with the idea for the theme after attending National Association for Campus Activities—or NACA—conference ...

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